You remember how much the Scottish media and their opposition party feeders love PISA scores when we’re allegedly doing badly in narrow wee tests of the 3 R’s which serious educationists have no time for? Hear the silence as the latest PISA scores come in we are near the top of the table.
Today, we hear:
In 2018, Scotland participated in the innovative domain for the second time – global competence – and this report represents the results of that assessment.
Global competence is defined as:
A multidimensional capacity that encompasses the ability to examine global and intercultural issues, understand and appreciate different perspectives and viewpoints, interact successfully and respectfully with others, and take action for collective well-being and sustainable development.
You can get an explanation in the full report but the headline point is:
We came 3rd out of 25 countries with a score of 534 against an average of 474!
Full report at: