PISA 2009 Results – the findings from the most recent PISA survey, which focused on reading and also assessed mathematics and science performance.
BBC News (Education and Family) – UK schools fall in global ranking.
TES article – PISA results to be published on 7 December are expected to show that overall standards in England’s schools have failed to improve significantly since 2006.
TES Cymru article – Welsh pupils fall even further behind rest of UK and drop up to five places in world rankings in PISA results to be published on 7 December.
DfE news – Secretary of State comments on PISA study of school systems.
Northern Ireland Executive – Education Minister says that the latest PISA results show progress has been made in raising standards, but further work needs to be done.
The Scottish Government – Highlights from Scotland’s Results.
Welsh Assembly Government – Minister responds to PISA results.