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January 18, 2017

Making Every Student Ready for the World: OECD Panel

Directly following the release of PISA 2015 results, Asia Society in Manhattan hosted a panel discussion with Dr. Andreas Schleicher of the OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Below is a recap of the event, provided by one of our administrators.

The BASIS.ed network of schools has consistently outperformed U.S. and global peers on school-based assessments designed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD is the organization responsible for the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) designed to evaluate education systems worldwide. On the heels of the 2015 global PISA Exam results announced last week, Asia Society, which is an educational non-profit in Manhattan that promotes mutual understanding and partnership for people and organizations in Asia and the United States, hosted a panel discussion featuring Dr. Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills of the OECD and "driving force of PISA," as well as representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Key insights from the discussion reinforce why BASIS.ed schools consistently perform so well on OECD school assessments.

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December 20, 2016

OECD Panel: Making Every Student Ready for the World

Directly following the release of PISA 2015 results, Asia Society in Manhattan hosted a panel discussion with Dr. Andreas Schleicher of the OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Below is a recap of the event, provided by one of our administrators.

The BASIS.ed network of schools has consistently outperformed U.S. and global peers on school-based assessments designed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD is the organization responsible for the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) designed to evaluate education systems worldwide. On the heels of the 2015 global PISA Exam results announced last week, Asia Society, which is an educational non-profit in Manhattan that promotes mutual understanding and partnership for people and organizations in Asia and the United States, hosted a panel discussion featuring Dr. Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills of the OECD and "driving force of PISA," as well as representatives from three of the highest scoring nations. Key insights from the discussion reinforce why BASIS.ed schools consistently perform so well on OECD school assessments.

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