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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Students attend class at a school in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province. Photo: Xinhua

Mainland Chinese students best in world as Singapore, Hong Kong slip down rankings

  • The results of the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) survey were announced on Tuesday
  • It found 15-year-olds from Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang outperformed those from 78 other education systems
Topic |   Singapore

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Students attend class at a school in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province. Photo: Xinhua
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