Japan outperforms in 15-year-old academic proficiency survey

TOKYO, Dec 06 (News On Japan) - The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published the results of a learning achievement survey conducted in 2022, targeting 15-year-olds across 81 countries and regions.

Japan achieved its highest-ever ranking of 3rd in 'Reading Comprehension'.

Japan also maintained its position at the top international level with a 2nd place in 'Scientific Application Skills' and 5th in 'Mathematical Application Skills'.

The OECD suggests that factors such as Japan's comparatively shorter school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic may have influenced the results.

Dec 06 (テレ東BIZ) - OECD=経済協力開発機構は81の国と地域の15歳を対象に2022年に実施した学習到達度調査の結果を公表しました。  ...continue reading

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