Category: higher education

What the expansion of higher education means for graduates in the labour market

What the expansion of higher education means for graduates in the labour market

by Markus SchwabeStatistician, Directorate for Education and SkillsA university degree has always been considered as key to a good job and higher wage ...
Is the growth of international student mobility coming to a halt?

Is the growth of international student mobility coming to a halt?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Skills Beyond School Division,  Directorate for Education and SkillsHigher education is one of the most globall ...
Is free higher education fair?

Is free higher education fair?

by Andreas Schleicher Director, Directorate for Education and Skills Skills have become the currency of 21st century economies and, despite ...
Awarding – and imagining – teaching excellence

Awarding – and imagining – teaching excellence

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsTonight, the winners of the Higher Education Academy’s newly launched Global Teachi ...
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 ...
Who pays for universities: taxpayers or students?

Who pays for universities: taxpayers or students?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsThere are few issues in education that raise as mu ...