Global Education Coalition NYC

The Global Education Coalition is a network of NYC-based organizations whose primary objective is to support educators in the New York metropolitan area in creating globally competent youth for tomorrow's future.

AFS-USA News: PISA and the Common Core

Students at an AFS Partner High School in Montana take a test.

Students at an AFS Partner High School in Montana take a test.

AFS-USA reports on how PISA results, Common Core and Global  Competency are related in the following article. Read full article HERE.


PISA and the Common Core: Steps Toward Global Competency

December 19, 2013 – The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) recently released its international rankings of student performance by country. Per usual, the US fell right in the middle of the pack.

The rankings are based on the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey, which is administered every three years to 15-year-old students in numerous countries worldwide. Each survey tests students’ competency in one of three key subjects, namely reading, science and mathematics, which was the focus of this most recent round of testing in 2012. Read the rest of the article HERE.


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