The December 2019 release of the results of BiH’s first-time participation in the PISA global educational assessment provides a useful opportunity to consider the role and quality of education in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is organized by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) every 3 years to measure fifteen-year old student achievement in math, reading and science.
A few days ago, on November 20, we were each sitting in the large main assembly hall in the Parliament building in Sarajevo. The EU had convened a meeting to discuss the rule of law and the judiciary in BiH. However, an observer who hadn’t seen the agenda would have been excused for thinking the topic of the event was corruption, as that was the topic on the minds of the participants for the bulk of the 5-hour event.
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