Category: well-being

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 ...
Busting the myth about standardised testing

Busting the myth about standardised testing

by Tarek MostafaAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsStandardised testing has received a bad rap in recent years. Parents and educators argue ...
Education reform in Wales: A national mission

Education reform in Wales: A national mission

by Kirsty Williams AMCabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh GovernmentIt’s an exciting time for education in Wales.This was noted by the OECD earlier ...
Learning in school as a social activity

Learning in school as a social activity

by Mario PiacentiniAnalyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWhat do 15-year-old students really need from school and what can school give the ...
Long-term wellbeing of European societies is at stake

Long-term wellbeing of European societies is at stake

By Natália MazotteFreelance Journalist, SGI NewsChild and youth opportunitiesChildren and young people are among the biggest losers in the European ec ...