The View From Asia

Pisa and what it says about our children

Asia News Network commentators call for improvements in quality of education after the latest Pisa study results. Here are excerpts.

A girl waits to cross the street to Yoyogi station in Tokyo, on Sept 18, 2019. The average score of Japanese students was ranked sixth in mathematical literacy and fifth in scientific literacy. PHOTO: AFP


The Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 15, 2019, with the headline 'Pisa and what it says about our children'. Subscribe