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Table 4 Average percent correct, incorrect, missing and not reached for block R2 (reading), positions 1 and 4, 2003 and 2009–Ireland and OECD averages g

From: Changes in achievement on PISA: the case of Ireland and implications for international assessment practice

  P1 2003 P1 2009 P4 2003 P4 2009
% correct
Ireland 65.1 64.4 59.9 46.5
OECD 65.6 65.9 54.4 52.4
% incorrect
Ireland 31.4 30.7 32.1 33.9
OECD 28.2 28.3 28.2 29.2
% missing
Ireland 3.5 4.9 6.1 10.2
OECD 6.2 5.8 10.4 10.8
% not reached
Ireland 0.0 0.0 1.9 9.4
OECD 0.0 0.0 7.0 7.6
% missing + not reached
Ireland 3.5 4.9 7.9 19.6
OECD 6.3 5.8 17.5 18.4
  1. Source: Cosgrove, 2011, Table twelve.