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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) End of embargo: 15 May 2005 11:00 Paris time OECD Directorate for Education Where immigrant students succeed A comparative review of performance and engagement in PISA 2003 2 2 Different histories 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 Luxembourg Australia Switzerland New Zealand Canada Austria Germany Sweden United States Belgium France Netherlands Norway Denmark Foreign- born population Foreign- nationality population The traditional settlement countries Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States Founded on the basis of immigration and continuing to admit significant numbers of newcomers for permanent residence Extensive experience with immigration and its social consequences European countries with post-war labour recruitment Austria, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland Mass immigration after World War II as a result of active recruitment Expectation of temporary residency Nordic countries placing stronger emphasis on humanitarian immigration since 1970s European countries with colonial histories Belgium, France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom Similar patterns as in other European countries but less linguistic diversity Where immigrant students succeed A comparative review of performance and engagement in PISA 2003: Figure 1.1. 3 3 Key Issues Policy attention is shifting from managing and containing migration inflows to addressing challenges of integration Schools can play a central role in integration processes Preparation for school-work transitions Overcoming language barriers Transmission of norms and values PISA provides first-time comparative data on cognitive and non- cognitive learning outcomes of immigrant students Comparison with native peers Comparison with immigrant student populations across countries and thus provides an opportunities to review policies and practices in this area 4 4 This report The report compares three student populations Native students are students who were born in the country of assessment or who had at least one parent born in that country Second-generation immigrant students are students who were born in the country of assessment, but whose parents were born in another country, i.e. students who have followed their entire school career in the country of assessment First-generation immigrant students are students who were not born in the country of assessment and whose parents were also born in another country also taking into account their socio-economic composition 5 5 In the report NOT in the report PISA 2003 - country participation and countries included in the report...
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