Category: PISA

What makes for a satisfied science teacher?

What makes for a satisfied science teacher?

by Tarek MostafaAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsTeachers play a vital role in the lives of their students. They impart knowledge, provide ...
Succeeding with resilience – Lessons for schools

Succeeding with resilience – Lessons for schools

by Johanna Boersch-SupanDirector, Vodafone Germany Foundation – think tank Digitisation is expected to profoundly change the way we learn and wor ...
How to prepare students for the complexity of a global society

How to prepare students for the complexity of a global society

by Anthony Jackson, Director, Center for Global Education at Asia SocietyAndreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for Education and SkillsIn all coun ...
Drawing the future: What children want to be when they grow up

Drawing the future: What children want to be when they grow up

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsThe next generation of children will need to create jobs, not just seek jobs. They ...
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 ...
Educating our youth to care about each other and the world

Educating our youth to care about each other and the world

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsIn 2015, 193 countries committed to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals ...
How can countries close the equity gap in education?

How can countries close the equity gap in education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Skills Beyond School Division,  Directorate for Education and SkillsEducation plays a dual role when it comes to soc ...
Are school systems ready to develop students’ social skills?

Are school systems ready to develop students’ social skills?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsSuccesses and failures in the classroom will increasingly shape the fortunes of cou ...
How much will the literacy level of working-age people change from now to 2022?

How much will the literacy level of working-age people change from now to 2022?

by François KeslairStatistician, Directorate for Education and Skills Taken as a whole, the OECD’s Programme for International Student Asses ...

How PISA measures students’ ability to collaborate

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and Skills PISA 2015 Results (Volume V) Collaborative Problem Solving – Sample Question from ...