Category: gender

The fork in the road towards gender equality

The fork in the road towards gender equality

by Simon NormandeauStatistician, Directorate for Education and SkillsGender biases can be persistent. Too persistent. A simple exercise to illustrate ...
Why do so many women want to become teachers?

Why do so many women want to become teachers?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills It is well known that the share of ...
What students don’t want to be when they grow up

What students don’t want to be when they grow up

by Marilyn AchironEditor, Education and Skills DirectorateWho wants to be a teacher? As this month’s PISA in Focus shows, in many countries the teachi ...