In addition to the core assessment of student's computer and information literacy skills, countries have an option for their students to complete an assessment of computational thinking: the process of working out exactly how computers can help us solve problems. This domain includes not only programming but also structuring and manipulating data sets.
www.hg0188.comThe ICILS target population comprises students in their eighth year of schooling. In most education systems, the eighth year of schooling is Grade 8, provided that the average age of students in this grade is 13.5 years or above. In education systems where the average age in Grade 8 is below 13.5, Grade 9 is defined as the ICILS target population.
The in Melbourne serves as the international study center for ICILS. ACER is responsible for designing and implementing the study in close cooperation with the IEA, and the national centers of participating countries.