Category: literacy

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 much will the literacy level of working-age people change from now to 2022?

How much will the literacy level of working-age people change from now to 2022?

by François KeslairStatistician, Directorate for Education and Skills Taken as a whole, the OECD’s Programme for International Student Asses ...
How can we tell if artificial intelligence threatens work?

How can we tell if artificial intelligence threatens work?

by Stuart W. ElliottU.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and MedicineNew technologies tend to shift jobs and skills. New technologies ...
Why it matters if you can’t read this

Why it matters if you can’t read this

by Tanja BastianicStatistician, Directorate for Education and Skills Adults who lack basic skills – literacy and numeracy – are penalised both in ...
Making literacy everybody’s business

Making literacy everybody’s business

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsWhile poor literacy skills severely limit people’s access to better-paying and more ...