Category: PISA 2015

Are school systems ready to develop students’ social skills?

Are school systems ready to develop students’ social skills?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsSuccesses and failures in the classroom will increasingly shape the fortunes of cou ...
Dollars and sense? Financial literacy among 15-year-olds

Dollars and sense? Financial literacy among 15-year-olds

by Andreas Schleicher Director of the Directorate for Education and Skills, OECDPierre PoretDirector of the Directorate for Financial and En ...
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 ...
Country Roads: Education and Rural Life

Country Roads: Education and Rural Life

by Marc FusterConsultant, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills“Country roads, take me home” sang John Denver a while ago and, in fact, improvemen ...
Have emerging Latin American countries chosen quantity over quality in education?

Have emerging Latin American countries chosen quantity over quality in education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Developing human capital is an inte ...
Doctors and nurses are from Venus, scientists and engineers are from Mars (for now)

Doctors and nurses are from Venus, scientists and engineers are from Mars (for now)

By Francesco Avvisati Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsThere is little doubt that in OECD countries, the chances for boys and gi ...
Mind the Gap: Inequality in education

Mind the Gap: Inequality in education

by Tracey BurnsSenior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … we had everything befor ...
Social inequalities in education are not set in stone

Social inequalities in education are not set in stone

by Carlos González-SanchoAnalyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsMost people see social inequities in education as stubbornly persistent. Ch ...
How student attitudes towards the value of education can be shaped by careers education – evidence from the OECD’s PISA study

How student attitudes towards the value of education can be shaped by careers education – evidence from the OECD’s PISA study

by Anthony Mann Director of Policy and Research, Education and Employers Taskforce, London, UKDr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel Senior Researche ...
Lessons for France from PISA 2015

Lessons for France from PISA 2015

by Gabriela RamosOECD Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20Fifteen years ago, the OECD started evaluating education systems worldwide by testing the kn ...