Month: October 2017

How PISA measures students’ ability to collaborate

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and Skills PISA 2015 Results (Volume V) Collaborative Problem Solving – Sample Question from ...
The fork in the road towards gender equality

The fork in the road towards gender equality

by Simon NormandeauStatistician, Directorate for Education and SkillsGender biases can be persistent. Too persistent. A simple exercise to illustrate ...
How can we tell if artificial intelligence threatens work?

How can we tell if artificial intelligence threatens work?

by Stuart W. ElliottU.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and MedicineNew technologies tend to shift jobs and skills. New technologies ...
Teachers for tomorrow

Teachers for tomorrow

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsAnyone flying into Abu Dhabi or Dubai is amazed how the United Arab Emirates has be ...
Different, not disabled: Neurodiversity in education

Different, not disabled: Neurodiversity in education

by Tracey BurnsSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsFeeling out of place. Too big, too short, too wise, too ignorant – these are a ...
What today’s teachers need to know

What today’s teachers need to know

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsI’ve often said that the quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality o ...
Why teaching matters more than ever before

Why teaching matters more than ever before

by Stavros Yiannouka, CEO, WISE – World Innovation Summit for Education and Andreas Schleicher, Director, Directorate for Education and SkillsTeaching ...
Closing Italy’s skills gap is everyone’s business

Closing Italy’s skills gap is everyone’s business

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsItaly is the birthplace of Leonardo, Galileo and Armani. For centuries, skilled Ita ...
Why innovation becomes imperative in education

Why innovation becomes imperative in education

by Dirk Van Damme Head of the Skills Beyond School Division,  Directorate for Education and SkillsSince Harvard economists Goldin & ...