OECD: Irish students "average at creative problem solving"

The OECD report (RTE.ie, April 1st) presents Irish teens as being ranked 22nd compared to 15-year-olds in 44 countries in this fifth volume of PISA 2012 results. The report presents an assessment of student performance in creative problem solving. The Irish teens came 17th out of 28 when non-OECD countries were excluded. These results should come as no surprise as they reflect…

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