Low- and middle-income countries will need to regain the educational ground lost during COVID, and overcome pre-pandemic challenges too
The learning needs and outcomes of children not enrolled in school have traditionally been widely unassessed. PISA set out to change that.
Education investment should be a priority post-COVID-19 to improve education outcomes, and increase incomes and tax revenue.
Results from PISA-D will not lead to overnight changes in Ecuador, but they do provide us with an important starting point.
Since launching in 2000, PISA has expanded to include more than 80 participating countries. But it soon became apparent that the nature and methods of assessment needed to cater to a larger and more diverse set of countries.