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OECD Selects ACT to Develop PISA 2021 Creative Thinking Assessment

ACT, the nonprofit developer of the ACT® test and other assessments taken by millions of individuals worldwide, announced today that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has selected ACT to develop a creative thinking assessment for use in the world-renowned Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2021. PISA, widely recognized as the benchmark for evaluating education systems worldwide, assesses the skills and knowledge that 15-year-old students across the globe will need to succeed in education and career. PISA is administered by OECD every three years. More than half a million students from 72 countries participated in PISA’s 2015 cycle. PISA assesses student learning in mathematics, science, and reading plus a fourth, innovative domain that ...