Month: August 2017

What happens with your skills when you leave school?

What happens with your skills when you leave school?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsMean literacy and numeracy score, by age ...
Do countries have to choose between more educated or better-educated children?

Do countries have to choose between more educated or better-educated children?

by Francesco AvvisatiAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsWhile Joana, a 15-year-old girl from Fortaleza in Brazil, was sitting the PISA test ...
“Youth are not the future; they are the present”

“Youth are not the future; they are the present”

Interview with Oley Dibba-Wadda, Executive Secretary of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) by Marilyn Achiron, Edi ...
Improving education outcomes for Indigenous students

Improving education outcomes for Indigenous students

by Andreas Schleicher Director, Directorate for Education and Skills Indigenous peoples are the first inhabitants of their lands, but are of ...
How education can spur progress towards inclusive growth

How education can spur progress towards inclusive growth

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsCosta Rica is recognised across Latin America as a leader in education. The country ...