Baby PISA is just around the corner. So why is no one talking about it?

09 Feb 2018

Posted By: SG   |   Source: ECE Policy Matters   |   URL:


There is much activity worldwide in the standardisation of early education, with the ifs and whens and hows of child assessment being hotly discussed. According to Helge Wasmuth, an associate professor of early childhood and childhood education at New York’s Mercy College, the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD), which is behind the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) to measure the competence of 15 year-olds in maths, reading and science, “is leading the charge on a new assessment that will have serious repercussions for children’s well-being”.

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