Directorate for Education and Skills

OECD work on education: Books and papers

 

 

Key publications

 

Low-performing Students: Why they Fall Behind and How to Help them Succeed

Low-performing Students: Why they Fall Behind and How to Help them Succeed examines low performance at school by looking at low performers’ family background, education career and attitudes towards school.

 

10/02/2016

Immigrant Students at School - Easing the Journey towards Integration

In 2015, Europe recorded an unprecedented number of asylum seekers: as many as one million. An estimated 350,000 to 450,000 people could be granted refugee or similar status, more than in any previous European refugee crisis since World War II.

 17/12/2015

 



Education at a Glance 2015 - OECD Indicators

Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators is the authoritative source for accurate information on the state of education around the world.

24/11/2015

OECD Skills Outlook 2015 - Youth, Skills and Employability


Young people around the world are struggling to enter the labour market. The OECD Skills Outlook 2015 shows how improving the employability of youth requires a comprehensive approach.

 27/5/2015

 

 Latest publications

 

Trends Shaping Education 2016

 

 

 

Trends Shaping Education examines major trends affecting the future of education and sets the background on upcoming challenges for policy makers and education providers alike.

18/1/2016

 

Students, Computers and Learning - Making the Connection



Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) devices has evolved in recent years, and explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences

15/9/2015

 

Universal Basic Skills - What Countries Stand to Gain

 


Using projections based on data from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and other international student assessments, this report offers a glimpse of the stunning economic and social benefits that all countries, regardless of their national wealth, stand to gain if they ensure that every child not only has access to education but, through that education, acquires at least the baseline level of skills needed to participate fully in society.

13/5/2015

The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence

 
The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence tries to determine why 15-year-old boys are more likely than girls, on average, to be overall low achievers, and why high-performing 15-year-old girls underachieve in mathematics, science and problem solving compared to high-achieving boys.

5/3/2015

 

 

All latest releases

 

In Focus series

PISA in Focus

  • ‌PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way.

Education Indicators in Focus

  • Education Indicators in Focus highlight specific indicators in Education at a Glance that are of particular interest to policy makers and practitioners.

Teaching in Focus

  • ‌The Teaching in Focus briefs shed new light on issues surrounding the teaching and learning environment in schools and teachers’ working conditions. 

Other papers

Working papers 

  • This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected studies drawing on the work of the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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