PISA in Focus

ISSN :
2226-0919 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/22260919
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PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way.
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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date
01 Apr 2013
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No.:
27
Pages
4
DOI
10.1787/5k4818hwp89v-en

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  • Successful education systems are able to guarantee that all students succeed at high levels.
  • Across OECD countries, around 60% of the overall, country-level variation in student performance can be traced to differences in how well students who attend the same school can be expected to perform.
  • About 40% of the variation in student performance in OECD countries is observed between schools; but among high-performing countries, differences in performance are generally smaller than those in the average OECD country.
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