According to the report of PISA 2015, Japan, Estonia, Finland and Canada are regarded as four highest performing OECD countries. Estonia ranked 3rd in Science, 9th in Mathematics and 6th in Reading literacy.
Estonia has the smallest share of low performing students among the European Union countries with less than 5% of students below baseline level of proficiency. High student performance is achieved with modest financial resources and shorter learning time than in other OECD countries. Read more from the PISA booklet “Estonia in the Spotlight”, or watch the following video on the results of Estonian students in PISA 2015:
Few facts about PISA 2015:
- 72 countries and economies participated in PISA 2015.
- In Estonia 5587 students were tested, which is almost half of 15-year-old population in Estonia. 78% of students took the test in Estonian, 22% in Russian.
- Science was the main domain of assessment. Estonia also participated in the innovative domain of Collaborative Problem Solving. Estonian students ranked 1st in Europe and 6th in the world in the Collaborative Problem Solving test.
- PISA 2015 conclusive materials
- More information on the PISA test: www.oecd.org/pisa/