Month: September 2017

Why it matters if you can’t read this

Why it matters if you can’t read this

by Tanja BastianicStatistician, Directorate for Education and Skills Adults who lack basic skills – literacy and numeracy – are penalised both in ...
Education reform in Wales: A national mission

Education reform in Wales: A national mission

by Kirsty Williams AMCabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh GovernmentIt’s an exciting time for education in Wales.This was noted by the OECD earlier ...
Advocating for equality among schools? Resources matter

Advocating for equality among schools? Resources matter

by Rose BologniniCommunications and Publications Co-ordinator, Directorate for Education and SkillsDisadvantaged students don’t have as many resources ...
Schools at the crossroads of innovation

Schools at the crossroads of innovation

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and SkillsIn a not so distant past, it was seen as ...

Mosquito controls with AGO bucket traps, Autocidal Gravid Ovitrap (AGO), tested by CDC

Autocidal Gravid Ovitrap (AGO) bucket trap is a standard 5-gallon bucket adapted in a specific way to capture mosquitoes.AGO traps are available for p ...
Entering the “black box”: Teachers’ and students’ views on classroom practices

Entering the “black box”: Teachers’ and students’ views on classroom practices

by Pablo Fraser Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsNoémie Le DonnéAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills“What happened ...
Which careers do students go for?

Which careers do students go for?

by Marie-Helene DoumetSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsCareer decisions are wrought in complexities. Many students start by looking ...
Building trust in exams

Building trust in exams

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsQuality high-stakes exams have always been one of the most reliable predictors of t ...

Back to school time: “Think beyond grades – to life”

Facebook Live session with Andreas Schleicher, head of the OECD Directorate for Education and Skillsby Marilyn Achiron, Editor, Directorate for E ...