Month: May 2016

Towards better tools to measure social and emotional skills

Towards better tools to measure social and emotional skills

by Anna ChoiAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECDKoji MiyamotoAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECDCommon sense and hard e ...
How can the Netherlands move its school system “from good to great”?

How can the Netherlands move its school system “from good to great”?

by Montserrat GomendioDeputy Director, Directorate for Education and SkillsActivities undertaken by lower secondary teachers at least once per month,O ...
No gain without (some) pain

No gain without (some) pain

by Bonaventura Francesco PacileoStatistician, Directorate for Education and SkillsWhen Tim Duncan, captain of the the US National Basketball Associati ...
Going beyond education policies – how can PISA help turn policy into practice?

Going beyond education policies – how can PISA help turn policy into practice?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsHow Do We Stack Up? Using OECD'S PISA to Drive Progress in U.S. Education from EdPo ...
Time, working and learning

Time, working and learning

by Viktoria KisAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsSeven years is the right length for apprenticeships – thought Queen Elizabeth I of England ...
Latvia is determined to build on its progress in education

Latvia is determined to build on its progress in education

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsIn the 2012 PISA test, urban students in Latvia outperformed rural students by the ...
Career education that works

Career education that works

by Anthony MannDirector of Policy and Research, Education and Employers TaskforceThe benefits of employers engaging with education has long been repor ...
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 ...
FDA warns that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can cause damage to muscles and nerves

FDA warns that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can cause damage to muscles and nerves

The FDA updated boxed warning will inform patients that the serious side effects of the drugs generally outweigh the benefits for patients with sinusi ...
Communication, The Cleveland Clinic Way

Communication, The Cleveland Clinic Way

Clinicians and patient experience experts at Cleveland Clinic have developed a communication program that could help optimize relationships, engage cl ...