Procedia, Social and Behavioral Sciences, cilt.1, sa.46, ss.1106-1111, 2012 (Hakemsiz Dergi)
Nowadays, because of the globalization and the recent developments with in the educational systems, in Middle, South and North
American, East Asian and North African and the European Union member countries, tests, such as PISA, TIMSS, and PIRLS, are
administered to assess the achievement of the students at international level. This research is limited to only PISA, and the
research question can be stated as what is the general situation in Turkey according to PISA 2003-2006-2009 exams results?
The results and recommendations are provided in the full text.
Key words: international tests, PISA exam, PISA results in Turkey.