Comparing OECD PISA reading in English to other languages

Mustafa Asil*, G Brown

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPublished conference contribution


The OECD PISA results have been used as a catalyst for educational reform, even though the evidence for invariance across languages is weak. Scores obtained from tests that are subsequently adapted cannot be assumed comparable unless scalar equivalence across languages is present.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe 9th Conference on the International Test Commission. Book of abstracts
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal and local challenges for best practices in assessment
EditorsPaula Elosua Oliden
Place of PublicationPaís Vasco, Spain
PublisherUniversidad del País Vasco
Number of pages342
ISBN (Print)978-84-9860-997-4
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2014
EventThe 9th Conference of ITC: Global and Local Challenges for Best Practices in Assessment - Miramar Palace, San Sebastián, Spain
Duration: 2 Jul 20145 Jul 2014


ConferenceThe 9th Conference of ITC
CitySan Sebastián
Internet address


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