A growing concern among world leaders is preparing students for cross-cultural collaboration in today’s globalized environment. Beginning in 2018, OECD intends to incorporate a “Global Competence” section into PISA, measuring how well fifteen-year-olds around the world can understand and utilize perspectives different from their own.
- PISA Tests to Include ‘Global Skills’ and Cultural Awareness – Read BBC’s article about this newly introduced section of PISA.
- OECD Proposes New Approach to Assess Young People’s Understanding of Global Issues and Attitudes Toward Cultural Diversity and Tolerance – Read OECD’s introduction to the global competence section.
- Global Competency for an Inclusive World – Read OECD’s proposal for the global competence section.