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The PISA Effect on Global Educational Governance

1st Edition

Edited by Louis Volante

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244 pages

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Description

The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international achievement measure that assesses 15-year-old student performance in the areas of reading, mathematics, and science literacy in over 70 countries and economies triennially. By presenting an in-depth examination of PISA’s role in education governance and policy discourses, this book provides the reader with a critical analysis of the educational change process within our increasingly global educational policy environment. Exploring the prominent socio-political drivers of large-scale educational reform across the globe, chapter authors examine PISA’s national and global implications from a diverse range of regional contexts. Through the presentation of cross-disciplinary viewpoints and topical issues related to the PISA international survey, this volume explains the degree to which PISA-focused research is linked to national educational policy discourses and international education agendas.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction





Chapter 1: PISA, Policy, and Global Educational Governance



(Louis Volante and Xavier Fazio)





Part II: Conceptual and Methodological Issues





Chapter 2: Problematizing the Expansion of PISA’s Explanatory Power



(Clara Morgan)





Chapter 3: The Dialectical Impact of PISA on International Educational Discourse and National Education Reform



(Alexander W. Wiseman and Budi Waluyo)





Chapter 4: Measurement and Evaluation Issues with PISA



(Harvey Goldstein)





Part III: Topical Issues within National and Transnational Contexts





Chapter 5: Shanghai-China and the Emergence of a Global Reference Society



(Charlene Tan and Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.)





Chapter 6: Regional Ethnic Diversity, School Ethnic Diversity, and PISA Performance across Europe (Sjaak Braster and Jaap Dronkers)





Chapter 7: Socioeconomic Segregation in Secondary Schools: Evidence from Across the UK



(John Jerrim, Nikki Shure, Rodrigo Torres, & Gabriel Gutiérrez)





Chapter 8: Policy Implications of PISA in Germany: The Case of Teacher Education



(Christine Sälzer and Manfred Prenzel)





Chapter 9: The Role of PISA in Regional and Private/Public Debates in Italy



(Daniele Checchi and Stefano Verzillo)





Chapter 10: PISA, Policy, and Strategic Planning in Federal Switzerland



(Jeanine Füeg, Vera Husfeldt, and Claudia Zahner Rossier)





Chapter 11: The Use and Misuse of PISA Results in Poland



(Maciej Jakubowski)



Chapter 12: Using PISA to Monitor Trends and Evaluate Reforms in Australia



(Geoff N. Masters)





Chapter 13: A Vernacular Response: The Impact of PISA and the OECD on New Zealand Education (Martin Thrupp)





Chapter 14: Disconnected Expectations?

About the Editor

Louis Volante is Professor of Education at Brock University, Canada.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU020000
EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
EDU030000
EDUCATION / Testing & Measurement