PISA 2015 Results

What is PISA ? „The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. In 2015 over half a million students, representing 28 million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies, took the internationally agreed two-hour test. Students were assessed in science, mathematics, reading, collaborative problem solving and financial literacy. The results of the 2015 assessment were published on 6th December 2016.“ – OECD – About PISA Performance in science:   Performance in reading:…

% of people with academic degree & largest universities (2014)

ISCED level 5 – Short-cycle tertiary education ISCED level 6 – Bachelor’s or equivalent level ISCED level 7 – Master’s or equivalent level ISCED level 8 – Doctoral or equivalent level Note: For detailed information about the ISCED-Categories (International Standard Classification of Education) visit: http://www.uis.unesco.org/Education/Documents/isced-2011-en.pdf The list below shows the largest universities (illustrated in the map above) by enrollment per country. Some of the listed universitites are concentrated for a correspondence course / distance study. Accordingly, they can show much higher numbers of matriculation than others. Largest universities by enrollment per country:  Turkey, Eskisehir: Anadolu University:              …