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PISA 2012, occupations and the shiny app

February 19, 2014
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PISA 2012, occupations and the shiny app

OECD has just released a new PISA in Focus titled “Do parents’ occupations have an impact on student performance?”. A shiny app is an add-on to this article, you can open it from this link: http://beta.icm.edu.pl/PISAoccupations2012/. The app allows for comparisons of average performance in mathematics/reading/science of 15-years old pupils in PISA study across different

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The PISA2003lite package is released. Let’s explore!

August 20, 2013
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The PISA2003lite package is released. Let’s explore!

Today I’m going to show how to install PISA2003lite, what is inside and how to use this R package. Datasets from this package will be used to compare student performance in four math sub-areas across different countries. At the end of the day we will find out in which areas top performers from different countries

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The PISA2009lite package is released

June 20, 2013
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The PISA2009lite package is released

This post introduces a new R package named PISA2009lite. I will show how to install this package, what is inside and how to use it. Introduction PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) is a worldwide study focused on measuring performance of 15-year-old school pupils. More precisely, scholastic performance on mathematics, science and reading is measured

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