EDUCATION officials expect a “bleak” showing for the Philippines once the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) test scores are released by the Organization for Educational Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The test, which happens every three years, evaluates educational systems in both OECD member and non-member states through the scholastic performance of 15-year-old pupils in mathematics, science and reading.
It will be the second time the country is participating in the global assessment. The first time was in 2018.
The Department of Education (DepEd) said its participation in the PISA will, together with its own National Achievement Test, provide the necessary feedback for making policy decisions and reforms.
It said the country’s consistency in participation in assessment will allow for the continuity of data for m