13
Dec
2010

Emerging economic powers’ school students setting global pace

by Ben Jensen


There is now a greater and more urgent need to invest in reforms to improve school education across Australia. The performance of our 15-year-olds has significantly declined between 2000 and 2009, according to the latest results from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Program for International Student Assessment. Australia was one of only five countries to show a significant decline during this period.