Student Quality – Education Achievement

Trend in PISA 2000-2012 in Reading, Mathematical and Scientific Literacy

In Thailand, the average scores of Thai students in each literacy increased; reading (+20), mathematics (+8) and science (+19 )

Source : OECD

Comparing countries’ performance in reading literacy among PISA 2009 and PISA 2012 participants

PISA 2012 – Reading Literacy : China-Shanghai still ranked first, followed by China-Hong Kong and Singapore while Thailand ranked 48th after Vietnam (19th), but above Malaysia (59th)and Indonesia (61st).

Source : OECD, PISA 2009, PISA 2012

Comparing countries’ performance in mathematics literacy among PISA 2009 and PISA 2012 participants

PISA 2012 – Mathematical Literacy : China-Shanghai still ranked first, followed by Singapore and China-Hong Kong while Thailand ranked 50th after Vietnam (17th), but above Malaysia (52nd) and Indonesia (64th).

Source : OECD, PISA 2009, PISA 2012

Comparing countries’ performance in scientific literacy among PISA 2009 and PISA 2012 participants

PISA 2012 – Scientific Literacy : China-Shanghai still ranked first, followed by China-Hong Kong and Singapore while Thailand ranked 48th after Vietnam (8th ), but above Malaysia (53th) and Indonesia (64th ).

Source : OECD

Comparing countries’ performance in reading , mathematics and scientific literacy among PISA 2009 participants

PISA 2000-2009 “Reading, Mathematics and Scientific literacy” of Thailand result : PISA 2000-2009 “Reading, Mathematics and Scientific literacy” of Thailand result lower than year 2000 all part of Reading, Mathematics and Scientific literacy

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Share of top performers among PISA 2009 participants in reading -Level 5 or 6

PISA 2009 “Reading literacy” result : PISA 2009 “Reading literacy” result found that Thailand ranked 50 out of 65 countries.

Source : The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST)

Share of top performers among PISA 2009 participants in Mathematics -Level 5 or 6

PISA 2000-2009 “Reading, Mathematics and Scientific literacy” of Asia Pacific result : PISA 2009 of Asia Pacific result found that only Thailand and Indonesia have a lower average score below the standard level more than 40%.

Source : The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST)

Share of top performers among PISA 2009 participants in science -Level 5 or 6

PISA 2009 result of Thailand “Scientific literacy” : PISA 2009 result of Thailand “Scientific literacy” ranked 49 out of 65 countries.

Source : The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST)

Average Mathematics and Science Achievement at the TIMSS 2011, Eighth Grade)

Average Mathematics and Science Achievement at the TIMSS 2011, Eighth Grade : Thailand ranked second among ASEAN countries in science, after Singapore.

Source : The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST)

Average Mathematics and Science Achievement at the TIMSS 2011, Fourth Grade.

Average Mathematics and Science Achievement at the TIMSS 2011, Fourth Grade : The assessment showed that the performance of Thai fourth-grade students in mathematics was Poor while that in science was Fair.

Source : The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST)

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY – TOEFL

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY – TOEFL in 2011 : Thai population still had a poor command of English with average TOEFL scores of 75, ranking 55th among 58 countries and followed by U.A.E., Jordan and Japan.

Source : IMD World Competitiveness Year Book 2012.