International comparison studies of education including reports of England’s results in OECD PISA, and IEA TIMSS and PIRLS studies.

PISA survey reports

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international survey that evaluates education systems worldwide. It tests the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old pupils and offers insight on characteristics that influence their lives.

TIMSS and PIRLS reports

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) compare the knowledge of pupils in maths and science at ages 10 and 14, and in reading at age 10.

Other international education comparison studies

Published 30 September 2016
Last updated 10 February 2021 + show all updates

  1. Added ‘PISA 2018 in England: additional analysis’.

  2. Added ‘TIMSS 2019: national report for England’.

  3. Added PISA 2018: national report for England.

  4. Added PIRLS 2016: reading literacy performance in England

  5. Added ‘PISA 2015: national report for England’ to collection.

  6. Added report named ‘TIMSS 2015: national report for England’.

  7. First published.