Category: adult skills

How much will the literacy level of working-age people change from now to 2022?

How much will the literacy level of working-age people change from now to 2022?

by François KeslairStatistician, Directorate for Education and Skills Taken as a whole, the OECD’s Programme for International Student Asses ...
How can we tell if artificial intelligence threatens work?

How can we tell if artificial intelligence threatens work?

by Stuart W. ElliottU.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and MedicineNew technologies tend to shift jobs and skills. New technologies ...
Why it matters if you can’t read this

Why it matters if you can’t read this

by Tanja BastianicStatistician, Directorate for Education and Skills Adults who lack basic skills – literacy and numeracy – are penalised both in ...
Realising Slovenia’s bold vision for skills

Realising Slovenia’s bold vision for skills

by Andreas Schleicher Director, Directorate for Education and SkillsSmall in size but not in its ambitions, Slovenia has a bold vision for a soci ...
Why are immigrants less proficient in literacy than native-born adults?

Why are immigrants less proficient in literacy than native-born adults?

by Theodora XenogianiSenior Policy Analyst, OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Why is it that highly educated migrants to OEC ...
How inequalities in acquiring skills evolve

How inequalities in acquiring skills evolve

by Francesca BorgonoviSenior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsSince 2000, the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PI ...
Building strong partnerships to tackle Mexico’s skills challenges

Building strong partnerships to tackle Mexico’s skills challenges

by Gabriela RamosChief of Staff, OECD Skills are central to the future prosperity and well-being of Mexico’s people Skills are the foundation up ...
Skills Summit 2016: Skills strategies for innovation, productivity and inclusion

Skills Summit 2016: Skills strategies for innovation, productivity and inclusion

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsBuilding the skills needed to succeed at work and in life: Charting the path t ...

Why skills matter

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsIt’s the time of year when young people in the northern hemisphere are finishing th ...
Making literacy everybody’s business

Making literacy everybody’s business

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsWhile poor literacy skills severely limit people’s access to better-paying and more ...