Month: March 2016

Savanna theory of happiness and Urban-rural happiness gradient

Savanna theory of happiness and Urban-rural happiness gradient

From The Washington Post:"Savanna theory of happiness" - people who live in more densely populated areas tend to report less satisfaction with their ...
Learning by heart may not be best for your mind

Learning by heart may not be best for your mind

by Alfonso EchazarraAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsPISA 2012 Released Mathematics Item (Proficiency Level 6)Some of the greates ...
Is international academic migration stimulating scientific research and innovation?

Is international academic migration stimulating scientific research and innovation?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsHigher education and academic research are among t ...
We can do better on education reform

We can do better on education reform

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsA generation ago, teachers could expect that what they taught would equip their stu ...