Month: May 2017

Why are immigrants less proficient in literacy than native-born adults?

Why are immigrants less proficient in literacy than native-born adults?

by Theodora XenogianiSenior Policy Analyst, OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Why is it that highly educated migrants to OEC ...
Is more choice always a good thing?

Is more choice always a good thing?

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsMany education systems around the world are looking for ways to give parents m ...
Dollars and sense? Financial literacy among 15-year-olds

Dollars and sense? Financial literacy among 15-year-olds

by Andreas Schleicher Director of the Directorate for Education and Skills, OECDPierre PoretDirector of the Directorate for Financial and En ...
Knowing and actively debating why, the heart of every policy

Knowing and actively debating why, the heart of every policy

by Rien RouwAnalyst, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWhat makes some of the largest companies in the world successful? According to consultan ...
Who benefits when international students pay higher tuition fees?

Who benefits when international students pay higher tuition fees?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills In 2014, over 3 million students in ...
Do new teachers feel prepared for teaching?

Do new teachers feel prepared for teaching?

by Yoon Young LeeConsultant, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsFeelings of preparedness of new vs experienced teachersPercentage of new and exp ...

Even short term use of oral steroids (less than 30 days) linked to increased risk of severe infection (sepsis), blood clots and fracture

One in five American adults in a commercially insured plan were given prescriptions for short term use of oral corticosteroids during a three year per ...
How to surf the new wave of globalisation

How to surf the new wave of globalisation

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsGlobalisation is connecting people, cities, countries and continents, bringing ...
Assessing school assessment in Romania

Assessing school assessment in Romania

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and SkillsWe published our review of school assessment and evaluation in Romania today, ...