Category: Trends Shaping Education 2016

Different, not disabled: Neurodiversity in education

Different, not disabled: Neurodiversity in education

by Tracey BurnsSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsFeeling out of place. Too big, too short, too wise, too ignorant – these are a ...
People on the move: growing mobility, increasing diversity

People on the move: growing mobility, increasing diversity

by Marc FusterConsultant, Directorate for Education and SkillsIn August 2015, a newspaper published a story about Sam Cookney’s commute to work. Prett ...
Risky business

Risky business

by Tracey BurnsProject Leader and Senior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsAs our world becomes increasingly interconnected, so do the ...
Country Roads: Education and Rural Life

Country Roads: Education and Rural Life

by Marc FusterConsultant, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills“Country roads, take me home” sang John Denver a while ago and, in fact, improvemen ...
Mind the Gap: Inequality in education

Mind the Gap: Inequality in education

by Tracey BurnsSenior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … we had everything befor ...
A Brave New World: The new frontiers of technology and education

A Brave New World: The new frontiers of technology and education

by Tracey BurnsProject Leader, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD“I don’t actually have an attention problem. I just take the pill when I need ...
21st Century Children

21st Century Children

by Tracey BurnsOECD Directorate for Education and Skills Manuela FitzpatrickMA in International Relations at Science Po, Paris."My son was accepted in ...