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Along with the globalization and internationalization of higher education, the problems of a generalized assessment of its quality are becoming more urgent. A knowledge-based society requires a large number of specialists who are able to independently make competent and responsible decisions. The traditional methods of assessing the quality of education, which are limited mainly to testing the knowledge and skills provided by the school curriculum, should be replaced by new methods based on assessing competence. In this context, the results of the international study of the achievements of schoolchildren PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) seem to be extremely important, the significance of which experts see precisely in an attempt to determine the level of competence formation.