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ERIC Number: ED503823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun-9
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
PISA 2000: Sample Weight Problems in Austria. OECD Education Working Papers, No. 5
Neuwirth, Erich
OECD Publishing (NJ1)
As noted in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD's) "PISA 2000 Technical Report" (OECD, 2002), the Austrian sample for the PISA 2000 assessment did not adequately cover students enrolled in combined school and work-based vocational programmes as required by the OECD's technical standards for PISA. The purpose of this working paper is to quantify the comparability problems resulting from the inadequate coverage of the PISA target population in the Austrian PISA 2000 assessment and to establish adjustments that could be used to correct for this and thus to allow reliable comparisons between the 2000 and 2003 data. Using the supplementary data for the number of students in the PISA strata provided by the Austrian Ministry Education, this report presents adjusted student weights for analysing the PISA 2000 Austrian data. (Contains 3 figures, 10 tables, and 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Identifiers - Location: Austria
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Program for International Student Assessment