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Reading for Change: Performance and Engagement across Countries
Results from PISA 2000
OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  22 Jan 2003
Pages: 264 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264099265 , OECD Code: 962002071P1
Price:   €28 | $39 | £25 | ¥3600 | MXN500 , Standard shipping included!
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Other languages:  Portuguese (Distributed by another publisher) German (Out of print) French (Out of print)
Other Versions:  E-book - PDF Format

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Following the initial report on the results of the first PISA survey, this report looks more closely at performance in reading. It shows reading literacy levels of students aged 15, in 32 countries, in terms of how well they can use written materials to meet the challenges of the real world and to become lifelong learners. This book will help readers understand better the factors associated with reading well in the modern world.

Table of contents:

Chapter 1. Introduction to PISA and Reading Literacy
Chapter 2. The Construct of Reading Literacy for PISA
Chapter 3. Sample Tasks
Readers' Guide
Chapter 4. The Reading Performance of 15-Year-Olds
Chapter 5. The Reading Engagement of 15-Year-Olds
Chapter 6. The Relationship between Background Characteristics and Reading Literacy
Chapter 7. The Interplay between Individual Background Characteristics and School Factors
Chapter 8. The Readiness of 15-Year-Olds to Meet the Challenges of the Future
Annex A: Technical Background
Annex B. Data Tables
Annex C. The Development and Implementation of PISA 2000 - A Collaborative Effort
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