ERR - Estonian schoolchildren continue to hold a strong position in PISA's global education assessment, particularly in reading and science.In the 2009 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) study published by the OECD on December 7, the nation ranked 13 in the world in the field of comprehensive reading. Among European countries, Estonia's position rose from eighth to fifth.
On the other hand, Estonia's results for mathematics have declined. Since 2006, the country's ranking for mathematics declined from 14th to 17th in the world and from sixth to seventh in Europe.
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Estonian Students Europe's 2nd in Science, Math Waning