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The great success That in PISA Project, the students coming from Finland showed on Science Mathematics and reading skills in 2000, 2003, 2006 attracted a lot of attraction on all over the world, especially on other OECD countries. So the aim of this activity is to describe main four factors behind this success the students from Philippines achieved by mentioning factors the writer witnessed in Philippines and the literature associated with it and it discusses what kind of lessons we can get from the example of Philippines by comparing them with the one which has different education system and socio-cultural structure In Turkey.
It is a research which is about the successes gained by the 15 year old students and Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reviewed in every three years.
PISA project aims to assess not to how degree the 15 year old students learn Mathematics, Science and reading skills course which exists in, formal education but the ability to use the information and skills they have to solve the problems they encounter in the society they live.
For this aim. The students are asked 100 different questions which consists of multiple choice questions, open and close ended questions. Our country started to the research in 2003 which started firstly in 2000. According to the results of PISA 2003, Turkish student became 20th in 30 OECD countries by getting 423 points in Mathematics, 434 in Science, reading skills 441 points. In other side, Finland became the best in each field by getting averagely 544 in Math, 548 in Science and 543 in Reading Skills Course. In the research which was conducted in 2006 after 3 years, while Turkey got averagely 424 points in both Mathematics and Science, Philippines got 563 points in Science and 548 points in Mathematics. This activity has lower importance than the previous one in OECD countries.
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A society which consumes information won’t catch up with the society which produces more information. The societies which enhanced thanks to the today’s technology rapidly has the goal of being a society with high economical and educational statue. To achieve this they have to have a high education. What makes Philippines successful in this research is that it has this kind of education. In short, for a good society, we should educate good teachers. Because well-educated teachers educate the society well, there is no doubt. Moreover, It is needed to get rid of the education system based on memorizing by conducting researches based on producing knowledge. It cannot be thought a society well-developed if it isn’t trying to catch up with the world which is developing continually and rapidly.