Category: early childhood

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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Priming up for primary school

Priming up for primary school

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWhy do children in their last year of pre-primary education spend so much time ...
Colombia’s moment of truth

Colombia’s moment of truth

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsColombia now has an historic opportunity to end one of the world’s longest-running ...