Month: January 2017

Social inequalities in education are not set in stone

Social inequalities in education are not set in stone

by Carlos González-SanchoAnalyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsMost people see social inequities in education as stubbornly persistent. Ch ...
Who are the winners and losers of the expansion of education over the past 50 years?

Who are the winners and losers of the expansion of education over the past 50 years?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsModern education systems, which are open ...
How student attitudes towards the value of education can be shaped by careers education – evidence from the OECD’s PISA study

How student attitudes towards the value of education can be shaped by careers education – evidence from the OECD’s PISA study

by Anthony Mann Director of Policy and Research, Education and Employers Taskforce, London, UKDr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel Senior Researche ...
Building strong partnerships to tackle Mexico’s skills challenges

Building strong partnerships to tackle Mexico’s skills challenges

by Gabriela RamosChief of Staff, OECD Skills are central to the future prosperity and well-being of Mexico’s people Skills are the foundation up ...
Plan-based Diet and Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death – by Michael Greger, M.D. (video)

Plan-based Diet and Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death – by Michael Greger, M.D. (video)

Plan-based Diet and Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death - by Michael Greger, M.D. (video), a lecture and Q&A session at Tompkins County Public L ...
Patient-centered communication: what are the basic skills?

Patient-centered communication: what are the basic skills?

Communication skills needed for patient-centered care include:- eliciting the patient's agenda with open-ended questions, especially early on- not int ...

Percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer remains at 60% – what options, other than colonoscopy, do we have?

From the NEJM:The percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer has not increased appreciably since 2010 and remains at ...
Physician ratings at Cleveland Clinic (video)

Physician ratings at Cleveland Clinic (video)

The CEO and the Chief Experience Officer explain the rationale behind the physician ratings at Cleveland Clinic:Disclaimer: I am an allergist at Cleve ...

Problem solver

From Italian: Pedro and Domenico jump, but Oreste thinks about it a bit... and finds another solution.#donkey #problemsolving Related:This little vide ...

Gadgets Galore – Best of CES 2017

From WSJ: As the tech world reveals the products that will impact the year ahead, Personal Tech columnists Geoffrey A. Fowler and Joanna Stern hunt fo ...