Category: gender gap

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 ...
The fork in the road towards gender equality

The fork in the road towards gender equality

by Simon NormandeauStatistician, Directorate for Education and SkillsGender biases can be persistent. Too persistent. A simple exercise to illustrate ...
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 ...
Is the gender gap in higher education widening?

Is the gender gap in higher education widening?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsShare of female bachelor’s graduates by fiel ...