Month: July 2016

Is more vocational education the answer?

Is more vocational education the answer?

by Herman van de Werfhorst, Andrea Forster, Thijs Bol*A few years ago, Eric Hanushek gave a keynote lecture at a conference at the Amsterdam Centre fo ...

Longevity: it’s truly amazing Deep Purple are still on stage in full force 45 years later at the same place where Smoke on Water was written and recorded

Photos from the concert of Deep Purple, Montreux, 2016-07-16. A great example of vitality and longevity: it's truly amazing Deep Purple are still on s ...
A Brave New World: The new frontiers of technology and education

A Brave New World: The new frontiers of technology and education

by Tracey BurnsProject Leader, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD“I don’t actually have an attention problem. I just take the pill when I need ...
There’s Always Another Day

There’s Always Another Day

David Cameron sings to himself after announcing resignation date - BBC News:As David Cameron announced his resignation date he walked away from the po ...
Can analogue skills bridge the digital divide?

Can analogue skills bridge the digital divide?

by Marilyn AchironEditor, Directorate for Education and SkillsThe digital divide has shifted. Instead of (and in some places, in addition to) separati ...
What does a country average actually mean?

What does a country average actually mean?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsThe institutional framework of the intern ...
How to transform schools into learning organisations?

How to transform schools into learning organisations?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsSchools nowadays are required to learn faster than ever before in order t ...