Friday, March 18, 2011

Mathematical literacy and PISA revisited

Ireland's recent low place in the international "league tables" produced by PISA, especially for maths, has got a lot of attention. This example illustrates the problem nicely.

3 comments:

Mark McG said...

A pity the person's second name has been obscured so I can’t prove it but I suspect it begins with "C".

Kevin Denny said...

Mark,well I didn't want to say but you are almost certainly right.

Peter Carney said...

where's the QED there? must be out of frame..