Category: education indicators in focus

Why access to quality early childhood education and care is a key driver of women’s labour market participation

Why access to quality early childhood education and care is a key driver of women’s labour market participation

  by Eric Charbonnier, Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsWe are in 1961. JF Kennedy is president and has just designated Eleanor Roose ...
How primary and secondary teachers differ and why it matters

How primary and secondary teachers differ and why it matters

by Marie-Helene Doumet, Senior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsLearning needs vary as we evolve through life. The early years of edu ...
What the expansion of higher education means for graduates in the labour market

What the expansion of higher education means for graduates in the labour market

by Markus SchwabeStatistician, Directorate for Education and SkillsA university degree has always been considered as key to a good job and higher wage ...
Who really bears the cost of education?

Who really bears the cost of education?

by Marie-Hélène DoumetSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsIt can be difficult to get your head around education finance. Who actually ...
What happens with your skills when you leave school?

What happens with your skills when you leave school?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsMean literacy and numeracy score, by age ...
Do countries pay their teachers enough?

Do countries pay their teachers enough?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Teachers enter the profession ...
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 ...
Have emerging Latin American countries chosen quantity over quality in education?

Have emerging Latin American countries chosen quantity over quality in education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Developing human capital is an inte ...
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 ...