Month: December 2017

What the expansion of higher education means for graduates in the labour market

What the expansion of higher education means for graduates in the labour market

by Markus SchwabeStatistician, Directorate for Education and SkillsA university degree has always been considered as key to a good job and higher wage ...
Busting the myth about standardised testing

Busting the myth about standardised testing

by Tarek MostafaAnalyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsStandardised testing has received a bad rap in recent years. Parents and educators argue ...
Citizenship and education in a digital world

Citizenship and education in a digital world

by Marc FusterConsultant, Directorate for Education and Skills"Everyone believes in the atrocities of the enemy and disbelieves in those of his own si ...
Educating our youth to care about each other and the world

Educating our youth to care about each other and the world

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and SkillsIn 2015, 193 countries committed to achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals ...
How can countries close the equity gap in education?

How can countries close the equity gap in education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Skills Beyond School Division,  Directorate for Education and SkillsEducation plays a dual role when it comes to soc ...
Who really bears the cost of education?

Who really bears the cost of education?

by Marie-Hélène DoumetSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and SkillsIt can be difficult to get your head around education finance. Who actually ...