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Pisa 2009 at a Glance  
branch Table of contents
     Foreword
     Reader's Guide
1 What Students Know and Can Do
     What can students do in reading?
     How do countries/economies perform in reading overall?
     How do girls compare to boys in reading skills?
     What can students do in mathematics?
     How do countries/economies perform in mathematics overall?
     How do girls compare to boys in mathematics skills?
     What can students do in science?
     How do countries/economies perform in science overall?
     How do girls compare to boys in science?
     How many students are top performers?
    What Students Know and Can Do - Trends
     Performance in reading since 2000
     Changes in reading scores since 2000
     Reading scores among low-performing students
     Reading scores among high-performing students
     Girls' and boys' reading performance since 2000
     Performance in mathematics since 2003
     Performance in science since 2006
2 Overcoming Social Background
     Does socio-economic background affect reading performance?
     Can disadvantaged students defy the odds against them?
     How do students from single-parent families perform in reading?
     How do students with an immigrant background perform in reading?
     Does where a student lives affect his or her reading performance?
     How equitably are school resources distributed?
    Overcoming Social Background - Trends
     Socio-economic background and reading performance
     Relative performance of students from immigrant backgrounds
3 Learning to Learn
     Are students who enjoy reading better readers?
     What kinds of reading are associated with being a good reader?
     Do boys and girls have different reading habits?
     What learning strategies help students perform better?
    Learning to Learn - Trends
     Reading for enjoyment
     Reading for enjoyment, by gender and background
4 What Makes a School Successful?
     Does selecting and grouping students affect reading performance?
     How do education systems and schools select and group students?
     Does school governance affect students' reading performance?
     How are schools governed in different countries?
     How do countries/economies allocate educational resources?
     Do students perform better in more disciplined schools?
     How favourable is the learning climate in schools?
    What Makes a School Successful - Trends
     Teacher-student relations
     Disciplinary climate during lessons