Learning from Abroad


In the early part of the twentieth century, Americans were considered international leaders in education performance and innovation. Today, we consistently receive mediocre scores on the Programme for International Student Assessment, or PISA – an international achievement test given to 15-year-olds. This week on the podcast: a PISA expert describes lessons the United States can learn from better-performing education systems.

Guest: Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division (Directorate for Education), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)