Korean Students 'Best at Problem Solving'

Korean students have been ranked among the best in the world at computer-based problem solving.

They scored an average 561 points on this section of the Program for International Student Assessment. Their score, just a point behind students from Singapore, was the second highest among all the 44 participating countries, and the highest among OECD countries.

It was PISA's first international assessment of creative problem-solving skills to evaluate the abilities of 15-year-old students.

Japan ranked third on the list.

Arirang News / Apr. 03, 2014 10:38 KST