Category: Education at a Glance 2016

Are countries ready to invest in early childhood education?

Are countries ready to invest in early childhood education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills There is now a widespread cons ...
Who benefits when international students pay higher tuition fees?

Who benefits when international students pay higher tuition fees?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills In 2014, over 3 million students in ...
Building tax systems to foster better skills

Building tax systems to foster better skills

by Pascal Saint-AmansDirector, Centre for Tax Policy and AdministrationAndreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsInvesting ...
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 ...
Doctors and nurses are from Venus, scientists and engineers are from Mars (for now)

Doctors and nurses are from Venus, scientists and engineers are from Mars (for now)

By Francesco Avvisati Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsThere is little doubt that in OECD countries, the chances for boys and gi ...
To contain the cost of education, should countries only consider teachers’ salaries?

To contain the cost of education, should countries only consider teachers’ salaries?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsHigh-performing education systems value t ...
Do men’s and women’s choices of field of study explain why women earn less than men?

Do men’s and women’s choices of field of study explain why women earn less than men?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsFields of education are ranked in descend ...
Can OECD’s data guide the world towards better education systems?

Can OECD’s data guide the world towards better education systems?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills   What do we have to ...