Education Malaysia 2020: Which is Better – TIMSS vs PISA?

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(The differences between PISA & TIMSS – Table source: https://theeconomyofmeaning.com)

As I was drafting the post on OECD Big Data and reading PISA articles, my son stopped at my working desk and asked me whether I will be evaluating TIMSS as well.

I was not aware of TIMSS before this so when my son mentioned it, it sounded Greek and I knew I needed to dig further for details.… [Click to read the rest] “Education Malaysia 2020: Which is Better – TIMSS vs PISA?”

Education Malaysia 2020: Breaking Down OECD’s PISA Big Data

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(Based on the data source from OECD, hopefully in 2020, the Education Minister will focus more on the changes that is more relevant for the modern world than on religion and race. We need to wake up and smell reality irrespective where we come from. Image source: TheStar)

Wow, finally Dr Maszlee Malik had stepped down as the Education Minister (rare ones who own ministerial responsibility & resigns – I truly respect him for that) and I hope whoever replacing him will immediately drop the petty experiments like introduction of Jawi for BM and relook into propelling the younger generations to meet the reality of a dynamic future world.… [Click to read the rest] “Education Malaysia 2020: Breaking Down OECD’s PISA Big Data”

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