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Building trust in exams

Building trust in exams

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsQuality high-stakes exams have always been one of the most reliable predictors of t ...
Who makes it into PISA?

Who makes it into PISA?

by Nicholas SpaullFormer Thomas J. Alexander Fellow, OECDUnlike earlier PISA reports, the 2015 PISA report (Volume I  and Volume II) highlig ...
Is more choice always a good thing?

Is more choice always a good thing?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsMany education systems around the world are looking for ways to give parents m ...
Do new teachers feel prepared for teaching?

Do new teachers feel prepared for teaching?

by Yoon Young LeeConsultant, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsFeelings of preparedness of new vs experienced teachersPercentage of new and exp ...
Assessing school assessment in Romania

Assessing school assessment in Romania

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWe published our review of school assessment and evaluation in Romania today, ...
How to return to the “gold standard” for education

How to return to the “gold standard” for education

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsResults from our comparative PISA studies have often been disappointing for Sw ...

Problem solver

From Italian: Pedro and Domenico jump, but Oreste thinks about it a bit... and finds another solution.#donkey #problemsolving Related:This little vide ...
In case you haven’t heard…

In case you haven’t heard…

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsIt’s (almost) that time again: in just a few short weeks we’ll be hearing a lo ...
App allows anybody to snap a photo of a passerby and discover their real name — with 70% reliability

App allows anybody to snap a photo of a passerby and discover their real name — with 70% reliability

From MarketWatch:250 million video surveillance cameras have been installed throughout the world, and chances are you’ve been seen by several of them ...