Month: June 2016

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 ...
Understanding how the brain processes maths learning

Understanding how the brain processes maths learning

by Francesca GottschalkConsultant, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECDNumbers are universal and constantly confronting us in daily life. In fac ...
Closing the gap between education and employment

Closing the gap between education and employment

by Anthony MannDirector of Policy and Research, Education and Employers TaskforceEmployer engagement in education and training has become a hot topic ...
Making all students count

Making all students count

by Chiara Monticone Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsMario Piacentini Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsFilms about mathematici ...
Why should we improve learning opportunities for young kids?

Why should we improve learning opportunities for young kids?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsMore than hundred years ago, nations that are ...
A Cleveland Clinic doctor is an IBM Watson ad about healthcare applications

A Cleveland Clinic doctor is an IBM Watson ad about healthcare applications

Dr Sikon highlights how Watson can help Cleveland Clinic doctors manage data overload, giving them more time to plan the best treatments for patients. ...
App allows anybody to snap a photo of a passerby and discover their real name — with 70% reliability

App allows anybody to snap a photo of a passerby and discover their real name — with 70% reliability

From MarketWatch:250 million video surveillance cameras have been installed throughout the world, and chances are you’ve been seen by several of them ...