Month: March 2017

Have emerging Latin American countries chosen quantity over quality in education?

Have emerging Latin American countries chosen quantity over quality in education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Developing human capital is an inte ...
Empowering teachers to improve equity and inspire learning

Empowering teachers to improve equity and inspire learning

by Andreas Schleicher Director, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsFáilte! Welcome to the International Summit on the Teaching Profession&n ...
Eurovision 2017 – what are your favorite songs?

Eurovision 2017 – what are your favorite songs?

Here are some of the more popular ones:The full list is here:Eurovision 2017 - Official Music Videos ...
How inequalities in acquiring skills evolve

How inequalities in acquiring skills evolve

by Francesca BorgonoviSenior Analyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsSince 2000, the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PI ...
How to be happier at your workplace: from employee, and from employer, perspective

How to be happier at your workplace: from employee, and from employer, perspective

Robert Steven Kaplan has addressed these 2 topics in 2 Google talks and 2 books, they are linked below. I developed 2 sheets based on the ideas from t ...
Finding and cultivating talented teachers: Insights from high-performing countries

Finding and cultivating talented teachers: Insights from high-performing countries

by Esther CarvalhaesAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Teachers are the backbone of any education system. After all, without qualified ...
Indoor Tanning is Out – video message from the American Academy of Dermatology

Indoor Tanning is Out – video message from the American Academy of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology: Not only can the ultraviolet radiation from indoor tanning beds lead to wrinkles, it also increases the risk of skin ...
“Bodies have a way of not keeping up with your brain or your career” – Glover from Deep Purple on approaching retirement

“Bodies have a way of not keeping up with your brain or your career” – Glover from Deep Purple on approaching retirement

Roger Glover from Deep Purple:"We're all about late 60s, early 70s, and bodies have a way of not keeping up with your brain or your career. The time i ...
Why do so many women want to become teachers?

Why do so many women want to become teachers?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills It is well known that the share of ...