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Source: Hong Kong Information Services

The Education Bureau today announced that Hong Kong students’ performance was among the world’s best in terms of cognitive understanding, knowledge and skills in the Global Competence domain in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018.

PISA is administered by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development and conducted every three years to assess 15-year-old students’ competence in mother-tongue reading, mathematical and scientific literacy.

The bureau said in the cognitive test, Hong Kong’s 15-year-old students ranked third with a mean score of 542, which is higher than the average score of 474 of all participating countries or economies.

It added that it is encouraging to note that Hong Kong students have a good knowledge of global and intercultural issues, which is important for Hong Kong as an international metropolis.

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