Category: gender equality

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...