Category: teachers

What does teaching look like? A new video study

What does teaching look like? A new video study

by Anna PonsAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsLooking – literally – at how teachers around the world teach can be a game changer to improve ...
Teachers for tomorrow

Teachers for tomorrow

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsAnyone flying into Abu Dhabi or Dubai is amazed how the United Arab Emirates has be ...
What today’s teachers need to know

What today’s teachers need to know

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsI’ve often said that the quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality o ...
Why teaching matters more than ever before

Why teaching matters more than ever before

by Stavros Yiannouka, CEO, WISE – World Innovation Summit for Education and Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for Education and SkillsTeaching ...
Learning in school as a social activity

Learning in school as a social activity

by Mario PiacentiniAnalyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWhat do 15-year-old students really need from school and what can school give the ...
Developing an agenda for research and education in Wales

Developing an agenda for research and education in Wales

by Hannah von AhlefeldProject Lead, TALIS Initial Teacher Preparation study, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsIt’s an exciting time in Wa ...
Knowing what teachers know about teaching

Knowing what teachers know about teaching

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills In modern societies, most professio ...
What can maths teachers learn from PISA?

What can maths teachers learn from PISA?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWhen we think back on schools in the 20th century, we imagine rows of students ...
Empowering teachers with high-quality professional development

Empowering teachers with high-quality professional development

by Fabian Barrera-PedemonteUCL Institute of Education and Thomas J. Alexander Fellow Today marks World Teacher’s Day, which aims to address the challe ...
Complex mathematics isn’t for everyone (but maybe it should be)

Complex mathematics isn’t for everyone (but maybe it should be)

by Marilyn AchironEditor, Directorate for Education and SkillsPut a complicated algebraic equation or geometry problem in front of a 15-year-old stude ...