How Does PISA Put the World at Risk

Yong Zhao, Don's Learning Blog, eLearning across the globe, The Sunday Times, TechDirt, Mar 26, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Three-part series on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA):

Part 1: Romanticizing Misery

Part 2: Glorifying Educational Authoritarianism

Part 3: Creating Illusory Models of Excellence

"While the dispute over PISA’s technical flaws continues, some argue that even if PISA did everything right technically, it still could not possibly claim to be measuring the quality of entire education systems, let alone their students’ ability to live in the modern world."

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