Fostering a Scientific Mindset: OECD 2015 PISA Results for Scientific Literacy

Fostering a Scientific Mindset: OECD 2015 PISA Results for Scientific Literacy

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The New York Academy of Sciences

 

**This is an INVITE ONLY event**. Please reach out to Cstandard@nyas.org for more information.

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will release the 2015 international PISA results on December 6th, 2016. On December 8th, 2016, in conjunction with the launch and in partnership with The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), the OECD will hold an International Symposium to Discuss the Global Impact of the 2015 PISA Science results. The event, which will be held at the NYAS headquarters at 7 world Trade Center in New York City, will feature global science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education experts, top government officials, and international press.

This event will be available on Livestream.

Agenda

December 8th, 2016

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

8:00 AM

Invitation-Only Breakfast

9:00 AM

Opening Welcome
Ellis Rubinstein, President and CEO, The New York Academy of Sciences

9:20 AM

PISA 2015 Global Science Results
Andreas Schleicher, Director, Education and Skills, OECD

10:00 AM

Remarks on Behalf of the United States
Dr. Russell Shilling, Executive Director of STEM at U.S. Department of Education

10:15 AM

A Global Discussion on the State of Science Education
 
Panelists include:
 
Prof. Jari Lavonen, Head of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki
Prof. Lee Sing Kong, Dean of the National Institute of Education, Singapore
Dr. Margaret Honey, Executive Director, New York Hall of Science
Dr. Jonathan Osborne, Chair of the PISA Science Expert Group, Stanford University

11:05 AM

Case Studies of Successful Interventions, Stanford Research Institute International (SRI)

11:50 AM

Closing Remarks

12:00 PM

Reception

1:00 PM

Close

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