Analysing PISA data

Question P9.5.1

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), within its Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), publishes an evaluation of the educational systems around the world by measuring the performance of 15-year-old school pupils on mathematics, science, and reading. The evaluation is carried out every three years.

Historical PISA data can be downloaded from PISA-data.tar. Read these data in to a pandas DataFrame and use its grouping functionality to determine and visualize (a) the overall performance of all studied countries over time; (b) the gender disparity (if any) in each of reading, mathematics and science; and (c) the correlation between the performances in each of these areas across all countries.


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