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ERIC Number: EJ947746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0141-8211
What Do We Really Learn from PISA? The Sociology of Its Reception in Three European Countries (2001-2008)
Pons, Xavier
European Journal of Education, v46 n4 p540-548 Dec 2011
This article synthesises some findings of an international research project called "Know&Pol" to question the effects of the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) on the public debate in three European countries (France, Portugal and Scotland). Using a political science approach, it shows that Pisa did not favour policy learning among actors, but confirmed their pre-existing opinions and policy stances and that it legitimised them by affixing them with the seal of a statistical international survey.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: France; Portugal; United Kingdom (Scotland)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Program for International Student Assessment