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Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015: Highlights from Scotland's results

Published: 6 Dec 2016
Part of:
Education
ISBN:
9781786526465

Report covering Scotland's performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015, covering maths reading and science.

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Contents
Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015: Highlights from Scotland's results
Table A.4: Mean scores in science processes: OECD and UK administrations

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Table A.4: Mean scores in science processes: OECD and UK administrations

Explaining phenomena scientifically Evaluating and designing scientific inquiry Interpreting data and evidence scientifically
Mean s.e Mean s.e Mean s.e.
Australia 505 (1.6) 514 (2.0) 505 (1.8)
Austria 498 (2.6) 496 (2.6) 489 (2.5)
Belgium 493 (2.3) 509 (2.5) 501 (2.5)
Canada 526 (2.1) 534 (2.7) 523 (2.6)
Chile 450 (2.4) 442 (2.9) 445 (2.7)
Czech Republic 494 (2.4) 485 (2.8) 488 (2.7)
Denmark 499 (2.7) 503 (2.6) 494 (2.6)
Estonia 535 (2.0) 538 (2.6) 534 (2.7)
Finland 533 (2.3) 519 (2.8) 526 (2.8)
France 484 (2.2) 500 (2.5) 501 (2.5)
Germany 508 (2.7) 511 (2.8) 507 (3.0)
Greece 451 (3.9) 456 (4.2) 452 (3.9)
Hungary 478 (2.4) 478 (2.8) 476 (2.7)
Iceland 468 (2.0) 476 (2.4) 476 (2.1)
Ireland 502 (2.4) 507 (2.6) 500 (2.6)
Israel 460 (3.4) 479 (3.8) 466 (3.6)
Italy 479 (2.7) 480 (2.7) 481 (2.9)
Japan 534 (3.1) 538 (3.3) 538 (3.1)
Korea 501 (3.2) 515 (3.1) 522 (3.2)
Latvia 481 (1.7) 494 (2.0) 492 (1.6)
Luxembourg 479 (1.1) 480 (1.7) 484 (1.8)
Mexico 412 (2.2) 415 (2.9) 415 (2.3)
Netherlands 504 (2.5) 514 (2.5) 501 (2.5)
New Zealand 509 (2.6) 520 (3.2) 507 (2.4)
Norway 501 (2.3) 499 (2.6) 494 (2.7)
Poland 501 (2.7) 502 (3.0) 500 (2.6)
Portugal 495 (2.5) 503 (2.7) 503 (2.6)
Slovak Republic 462 (2.6) 458 (3.2) 456 (2.8)
Slovenia 516 (1.5) 515 (2.0) 506 (2.0)
Spain 494 (2.1) 495 (2.7) 491 (2.4)
Sweden 497 (3.6) 492 (4.0) 486 (3.6)
Switzerland 504 (3.1) 509 (3.5) 503 (3.0)
Turkey 428 (4.0) 434 (4.1) 419 (4.1)
United Kingdom 512 (2.7) 516 (2.8) 504 (2.8)
United States 492 (3.4) 503 (3.6) 497 (3.5)
Scotland 495 (2.6) 500 (2.6) 494 (2.4)
Northern Ireland 504 (3.3) 507 (4.7) 495 (3.4)
Wales 490 (2.9) 490 (4.7) 479 (3.1)
England 516 (3.2) 519 (3.3) 507 (3.3)
OECD average 491 (0.4) 495 (0.5) 491 (0.5)

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