VN gets high scores but not named in PISA 2018 ranking

Việt Nam has missed out in the ranking of Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 despite getting high scores.

According to the Ministry of Education and Training, Việt Nam scores 505 points (ranking 13rd) in the reading test, 496 (ranking 24th) in maths, and 543 (ranking 4th) in science. The education ministry explained there are two types of tests, paper-based and computer-based and Việt Nam still hasn’t switched to the newer form of testing.

The ministry said OECD had sent the head of data analysis committee to Việt Nam to evaluate the process of organising the test. The organisation said Việt Nam made no errors in the process of organising and scoring the test.

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