International surveys

Luxembourg participates in various international surveys: Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) and International Computer an Information Literacy Study (ICILS).

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

PISA is an international survey of the performance of students aged 15. It is carried out every 3 years by the OECD (Organisation for economic co-operation and development) in close collaboration with all the countries taking part in the survey. PISA assesses the skills students have acquired in the fields of sciences, mathematics and written comprehension, which are considered decisive for the continuation of their education and their adult life.

Further information :  PISA study in Luxembourg

Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC)

For the past 30 years, HBSC has been a pioneering transnational survey that provides better understanding of the well-being, health-related behaviours and social environment of young people. This research collaboration with the Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Europe takes place every 4 years in 45 countries and regions of Europe and North America.

The last survey was conducted in Spring 2018.

In Luxembourg, the survey is under the lead of an interdepartmental work group of the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth, the Ministry for Health and is carried out in collaboration with University of Luxembourg.

Further information: hbsc.lu

International Computer an Information Literacy Study (ICILS)

The ICILS study coordinated by the division of data processing on the quality of education and education offer of the SCRIPT, is organised in March 2018 for all classes of 6e ESC and ESG in Luxembourg. The aim is to determine, on the basis of problems to be solved on computer, what are the actual skills of students in the field of information and communication technologies.

Further information: www.iea.nl/icils

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