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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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Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015: Highlights from Scotland's results
Table A.6: Mean scores in science content categories: OECD and UK administrations

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Table A.6: Mean scores in science content categories: OECD and UK administrations

Physical systems Living systems Earth and Space
Mean s.e. Mean s.e. Mean s.e.
Australia 507 (1.7) 509 (1.8) 504 (2.1)
Austria 497 (2.7) 495 (2.6) 491 (2.8)
Belgium 497 (2.3) 503 (2.3) 496 (2.5)
Canada 525 (2.3) 528 (2.4) 525 (2.4)
Chile 442 (2.9) 452 (2.7) 443 (2.4)
Czech Republic 493 (2.5) 488 (2.3) 488 (2.5)
Denmark 506 (2.7) 494 (2.6) 496 (2.6)
Estonia 536 (2.3) 537 (2.1) 534 (2.2)
Finland 533 (2.5) 522 (2.5) 529 (2.9)
France 490 (2.3) 497 (2.3) 492 (2.5)
Germany 505 (2.7) 510 (2.8) 507 (2.8)
Greece 450 (4.0) 457 (4.0) 448 (4.2)
Hungary 481 (2.8) 474 (2.6) 477 (2.8)
Iceland 470 (1.8) 478 (2.0) 465 (1.9)
Ireland 500 (2.7) 505 (2.5) 502 (2.5)
Israel 470 (3.7) 476 (3.5) 448 (3.6)
Italy 479 (2.8) 484 (2.7) 477 (2.7)
Japan 534 (3.2) 537 (3.0) 537 (3.3)
Korea 511 (3.6) 507 (3.0) 517 (3.2)
Latvia 488 (1.7) 491 (1.7) 483 (1.8)
Luxembourg 477 (1.3) 486 (1.2) 476 (1.6)
Mexico 411 (2.2) 415 (2.3) 417 (2.4)
Netherlands 511 (2.6) 501 (2.4) 505 (2.8)
New Zealand 513 (2.7) 513 (2.8) 505 (2.6)
Norway 500 (2.5) 495 (2.5) 498 (2.6)
Poland 503 (2.6) 502 (2.8) 496 (2.8)
Portugal 494 (2.7) 505 (2.5) 498 (2.9)
Slovak Republic 464 (2.8) 458 (2.8) 454 (2.7)
Slovenia 512 (1.5) 514 (1.6) 509 (1.8)
Spain 488 (2.3) 498 (2.3) 492 (2.3)
Sweden 496 (3.8) 489 (3.6) 494 (4.0)
Switzerland 504 (3.1) 507 (3.2) 502 (3.1)
Turkey 432 (4.3) 426 (3.8) 419 (4.1)
United Kingdom 507 (2.9) 516 (2.5) 507 (2.7)
United States 494 (3.5) 498 (3.4) 496 (3.4)
Scotland 495 (2.4) 500 (2.5) 492 (2.5)
Northern Ireland 500 (3.4) 505 (3.4) 495 (3.5)
Wales 485 (3.3) 489 (3.2) 483 (3.1)
England 510 (3.4) 519 (3.0) 510 (3.2)
OECD average 492 (0.5) 493 (0.5) 489 (0.5)

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