Month: October 2016

“Bottle-flipping” is the latest fad, see why schools are banning it – WSJ video

From WSJ: Bottle-flipping has become a worldwide phenomenon. But some schools are trying to ban the flippers: ...
Easier schedule for HPV vaccine: 2 doses instead of previously recommended 3

Easier schedule for HPV vaccine: 2 doses instead of previously recommended 3

From Mayo Clinic: To protect against cervical cancer and other cancers caused by HPV infection, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is now recommend ...
Do men’s and women’s choices of field of study explain why women earn less than men?

Do men’s and women’s choices of field of study explain why women earn less than men?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsFields of education are ranked in descend ...
In case you haven’t heard…

In case you haven’t heard…

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsIt’s (almost) that time again: in just a few short weeks we’ll be hearing a lo ...
How to administer “Emotional First Aid”

How to administer “Emotional First Aid”

Do you know that feeling lonely impacts your ability to build up an immunity after getting the flu vaccine?From the Google Talks lecture series: "Alth ...
What can maths teachers learn from PISA?

What can maths teachers learn from PISA?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWhen we think back on schools in the 20th century, we imagine rows of students ...
Empowering teachers with high-quality professional development

Empowering teachers with high-quality professional development

by Fabian Barrera-PedemonteUCL Institute of Education and Thomas J. Alexander Fellow Today marks World Teacher’s Day, which aims to address the challe ...