Category: PIAAC

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 ...
Closing Italy’s skills gap is everyone’s business

Closing Italy’s skills gap is everyone’s business

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsItaly is the birthplace of Leonardo, Galileo and Armani. For centuries, skilled Ita ...
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 ...
How inequalities in acquiring skills evolve

How inequalities in acquiring skills evolve

by Francesca BorgonoviSenior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsSince 2000, the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PI ...
Building strong partnerships to tackle Mexico’s skills challenges

Building strong partnerships to tackle Mexico’s skills challenges

by Gabriela RamosChief of Staff, OECD Skills are central to the future prosperity and well-being of Mexico’s people Skills are the foundation up ...
Skills are the key to unlocking prosperity in Peru

Skills are the key to unlocking prosperity in Peru

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsSkills are central to the future prosperity and well-being of Peru’s people Peru ha ...
Do men’s and women’s choices of field of study explain why women earn less than men?

Do men’s and women’s choices of field of study explain why women earn less than men?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsFields of education are ranked in descend ...
Skills Summit 2016: Skills strategies for innovation, productivity and inclusion

Skills Summit 2016: Skills strategies for innovation, productivity and inclusion

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsBuilding the skills needed to succeed at work and in life: Charting the path t ...

Why skills matter

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsIt’s the time of year when young people in the northern hemisphere are finishing th ...