Claire Shewbridge heads the Strategic Education Governance project in the OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI). Claire has been working as an Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills for many years, most recently on the OECD Review of Policies to Improve the Effectiveness of Resource Use in Schools (School Resources Review). She led reviews on school funding, managing the teaching workforce and organising the school offer in the Czech Republic and Lithuania and contributed to reviews in Estonia and the Slovak Republic. She co-authored the OECD report Synergies for Better Learning: An International Perspective on Evaluation and Assessment (2013) taking responsibility for analysis on school evaluation and education system evaluation. As part of this work, she produced tailored analysis and policy advice for Australia, the Flemish Community of Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Norway, the Slovak Republic, Sweden and Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom. Prior to that, she worked on the OECD Review on Migrant Education working on country-specific analysis for the Netherlands, Austria and Norway and co-authored the OECD report Closing the Gap for Immigrant Students (2010). For five years, Claire worked on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), leading analysis of student attitudes towards science learning and the environment in the PISA 2006 survey, co-authoring Are Students Ready for a Technology Rich World? What PISA Studies Tell Us (2005) and co-ordinating OECD reports on excellent students, success and challenges for immigrant students, student competencies in general problem solving and mathematics. In her early work with the OECD, she worked on OECD statistical publications Education at a Glance and the OECD Employment Outlook.
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