Directorate for Education and Skills

OECD work on education: Books and papers

 

 

 

 Flagship publications

 

PISA 2012 Results: Creative Problem Solving: Students’ skills in tackling real-life problems (Volume V) Time for the U.S. to Reskill?
What the Survey of Adult Skills Says
OECD Skills Outlook 2013 Education at a Glance 2013: OECD Indicators
    OECD Skills Outlook 2013

PISA 2012 Results: Creative Problem Solving: Students’ skills in tackling real-life problems (Volume V) examines the extent to which 15-year-olds have acquired the problem-solving skills needed in the 21st century.

Published 1/4/2014

 

 

 

This study identifies key lessons about the strategic objectives and directions which should form a frame for policy development in the US, including policy on adult learning and schooling.

Published 12/11/2013

The first results of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) are now available in the OECD Skills Outlook 2013. 

The Survey of Adult Skills - Reader's Companion

Published 08/10/2013

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

Published 25/06/2013

Latest publications

 

Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education - Lessons from PISA for Korea Reviews of National Policies for Education: Secondary Education in Kazakhstan OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Leadership for 21st Century Learning
Reviews of National Policies for Education: Secondary Education in Kazakhstan OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom   Leadership for 21st Century Learning

 The story of Korean education over the past 50 years is one of remarkable growth and achievement. Korea is one of the top performing countries in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey.

Published 14/04/2014

 

This book clarifies the concepts and the dimensions of "learning leadership", relating it to extensive international research and identifying promising strategies to promote it. 

Published 23/01/2014

 

This book finds that, in many ways, Northern Ireland stands out internationally with its thoughtfully designed evaluation and assessment framework.

Published 16/01/2014

This is the latest of the influential series of OECD reports on Innovative Learning Environments. "Learning leadership" is fundamental because it is about setting direction, taking responsibility for putting learning at the centre and keeping it there.

Published 04/12/2013

 

 

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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