Category: learning

Is physical health linked to better learning?

Is physical health linked to better learning?

by Tracey BurnsSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsMahatma Gandhi once said: "it is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold ...
The importance of learning from data on education, migration and displacement

The importance of learning from data on education, migration and displacement

by Manos Antoninis, Director, Global Education Monitoring ReportFrancesca Borgonovi, Senior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsMigration and ...
What does teaching look like? A new video study

What does teaching look like? A new video study

by Anna PonsAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsLooking – literally – at how teachers around the world teach can be a game changer to improve ...
What matters for managing classrooms?

What matters for managing classrooms?

by Francesca GottschalkConsultant, Directorate for Education and Skills Teaching is a demanding profession. Teachers are responsible for dev ...
Why teaching matters more than ever before

Why teaching matters more than ever before

by Stavros Yiannouka, CEO, WISE – World Innovation Summit for Education and Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for Education and SkillsTeaching ...
Schools at the crossroads of innovation

Schools at the crossroads of innovation

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsIn a not so distant past, it was seen as ...
How education can spur progress towards inclusive growth

How education can spur progress towards inclusive growth

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsCosta Rica is recognised across Latin America as a leader in education. The country ...
How to transform schools into learning organisations?

How to transform schools into learning organisations?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsSchools nowadays are required to learn faster than ever before in order t ...
Time, working and learning

Time, working and learning

by Viktoria KisAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsSeven years is the right length for apprenticeships – thought Queen Elizabeth I of England ...
Learning by heart may not be best for your mind

Learning by heart may not be best for your mind

by Alfonso EchazarraAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsPISA 2012 Released Mathematics Item (Proficiency Level 6)Some of the greates ...