OECD: Greek Students Are Unhappy



    OECD Study 2A study conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) asked school children from 65 different countries to note their level of happiness and unhappiness in school by providing an answer to the question “Do you feel happy in school.”

    According to the performance-oriented study which focused on the students’ performances in mathematics, natural sciences and writing, it is revealed that Greece ranks very low among the other countries.

    The top of the list ranking as happy and excellent students are from China, Singapore, Japan and Switzerland, followed by students in Belgium, Norway, Portugal and the United Kingdom. The most miserable pupils and low-achievers are found in Argentina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Romania, Serbia, Greece, Russia, Italy and the United States.

    Greek schools rank fourth among the worst schools on the chart after Qatar, Argentina and Cyprus, which facilitates the world’s unhappiest students. The results display that the combination of performance and mood in Greek schools is highly disappointing.

    The report also reveals some curious facts concerning other countries, where pupils may demonstrate very good performance but have a very negative mood towards learning, such as in South Korea and Estonia. Nevertheless, there are also countries, where students may be happy but their performances are not so promising, such as in Colombia, Peru and Indonesia.

    A detailed diagram of the OECD study and the lists for best and worst schools are shown below:

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    3 COMMENTS

    1. Realistically, which student would rather go to school than be down the mall or beach with their friends instead?

      Useless article

    2. This one is tame compared to most of the articles here. Greek Reporter is not news. It’s a political blog that pushes the far left point of view. They claim not to support Syriza but in practice they agree with virtually every position of communists.

      There are endless rants how the government isn’t doing enough to help the poor. The idea we must balance budgets and that the chief responsibility for one’s lif is to be found in the mirror is an unfathomable concept to a far leftist. If they are poor its because its the government’s fault not their own. So rather than focus on improving their lot in life, they ridiculously believe our government and rich people)are conspiring to keep them down.

      Then there are endless rants how illegals are “victims” for violating our sovereign borders. Greek Reporter’s staff is so incompetent and uncritical all they essentially do is parrot foreign news and ngos. Andy Dablis even describes himself as an “American living in Athens” on his Twitter account (I kid you not).

      Meanwhile, there are virtually no stories about those threatening our very ethnic existence. (including silent collusion by alleged human rights NGOs who shamefully pretend not to notice the Skopians to hide their mistake of recognizing obvious propagandists)

      There is virtually nothing “Greek” about Greek Reporter. Pseudo-Greeks that care more about their foreign political ideology than protecting Hellenism. The cowards undermine our homeland in the hopes of getting approval from foreigners that loath Greeks to the point they wish to erase us. They think they are being cosmopolitan.

      If Greeks don’t wise up soon to the fact that we face an even bigger threat than our current economic problems (i.e. genocide), Greece is finished.