How is PISA carried out?

How is PISA carried out in Ireland?

PISA is implemented by the Educational Research Centre on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. A national advisory committee oversees the implementation of PISA and advises on all major aspects of the study, including reviewing the assessment materials and providing input into national reporting.

Members of the national advisory committee for PISA 2015-2021.

How is PISA carried out internationally?

PISA is overseen by the OECD Education Secretariat.  All major aspects of PISA are agreed upon by the PISA Governing Board, on which all countries are represented. In each country, National Project Managers oversee the administration of PISA.

PISA 2018 and PISA 2021 are being implemented at international level by a consortium institutions, led by The Educational Testing Service, USA.

Technical information on the implementation of PISA.