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Deborah Nusche is a Senior Analyst and Project Manager in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills. She currently co-ordinates the OECD School Resources Review, which provides policy analysis and advice on the effective use of financial, human and physical resources in OECD school systems. She previously worked on the OECD’s thematic reviews of evaluation and assessment in education (Synergies for Better Learning), migrant education (Closing the Gap for Immigrant Students) and school leadership (Improving School Leadership). As part of these studies, she conducted country reviews in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, the Slovak Republic, Sweden and the United Kingdom, leading to country-specific analysis and tailored policy advice. Prior to this, she was a Consultant for the OECD’s project on the Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) and a Carlo Schmid Fellow at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). She holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Sciences Po Paris.
David Liebowitz is a Policy Analyst with the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills and has joined the School Resources Review team. David recently completed five years of service as a secondary school principal in a low-income community in Massachusetts. Prior to his work as a principal, David was a policy advisor to the Massachusetts Secretary of Education and the New York State Commissioner of Education, a Graduate Fellow at the Center for Education Policy Research, and a middle school English teacher. David has published work on the effects of the end of school desegregation, student assignment plans, and human capital policies. He holds a doctorate in Education Policy and masters degrees in School Leadership and in Learning and Teaching from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He earned his undergraduate degree in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University.
Thomas Radinger is a Policy Analyst with the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills and has been working with the OECD School Resources Review team since February 2015. He joined the organisation in September 2011 to contribute to the OECD Review on Evaluation and Assessment Frameworks for Improving School Outcomes. Thomas took the lead in the analysis of school leader appraisal and is a co-author of the project’s final synthesis report “Synergies for Better Learning: An International Perspective on Evaluation and Assessment” (2013). Between October 2012 and January 2015, he was involved with the development of the Education GPS, an online platform to disseminate OECD data and research on education to a broader audience. Prior to his time with the OECD, Thomas worked with non-profit and public sector organisations in the US and the UK, and cultural projects in Argentina and Germany. Thomas holds a B.A. (Hons.) in History from University College London (UCL) and an M.Phil in Education from the University of Cambridge.
Luka Boeskens is a Consultant in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills where he is currently working on the OECD Review of Policies to Improve the Effectiveness of Resource Use in Schools (School Resources Review). He joined the organisation as a Carlo Schmid Fellow in September 2015. Since then, he has contributed to the team’s country review reports, conducted analyses on the financing of private education and is currently working on the project’s synthesis report on school funding. Luka holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and an MSc in Sociology from the University of Oxford and was a visiting student at Dartmouth College.
Gonçalo Lima is a Consultant in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, currently working for the OECD Review of Policies to Improve the Effectiveness of Resource Use in Schools (School Resources Review). He joined the organisation and the team as an Intern in June 2016. He has been conducting reviews on the concepts and measures of efficiency and equity in Education, besides currently contributing to the synthesis report on school funding. Gonçalo holds a BSc in Economics from ISCTE Business School – University Institute of Lisbon and he is now finishing an MSc in Economics at the same university, with a thesis about efficiency of education systems.
Ms. Eleonore Morena (Assistant)
Tel.: +33 (0)1 45 24 99 71
Eleonore Morena, a French and British national, joined the OECD as project assistant. She is currently working for the OECD Review of Policies to Improve the Effectiveness of Resource Use in Schools (School Resources Review) within the Directorate for Education and Skills, supporting the team with administrative requirements, maintaining the project website, and assisting with publications. Prior to the OECD, Eleonore worked in Paris as a freelance translator.
Thematic Report on Funding
Uruguay Country Review