China came first in all three categories – science, mathematics and reading – in the Pisa study. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese teens put to the information age test in global Pisa education study

  • Results suggest China is going in the right education reform direction but there’s more to do, researchers say
  • Even the 10 per cent most disadvantaged students in China showed better reading skills than those of the average student in the examined countries
Topic |   China Society

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China came first in all three categories – science, mathematics and reading – in the Pisa study. Photo: Xinhua
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Zhuang Pinghui

Zhuang Pinghui

Based in Beijing, Zhuang Pinghui joined the Post in 2004 to report on China. She covers a range of issues including policy, healthcare, culture and society.

Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice