Analysis and commentary regarding PISA/PIRLS results

February 2008
Reading Today;Feb/Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p5
The article presents some comments regarding the result of the survey conducted by Programme for International Student Association (PISA) and Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). In Great Britain, professor Keith Topping stated that a country's ranking could be lower despite no significant difference in its scale scores. However, professor Allan Luke explained that PISA data have proven useful in Australian and international debates around curriculum reform in literacy.


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