Education

OECD work on education: Books and papers

 

Key Publications

 

PISA 2015 Results (Volume I) - Excellence and Equity in Education

Volume I, Excellence and Equity in Education, summarises student performance in science, reading and mathematics, and defines and measures equity in education. It focuses on students’ attitudes towards learning science, including their expectations of working in science-related careers. The volume also discusses how performance and equity have evolved across PISA-participating countries and economies over recent years.

06/12/2016

PISA 2015 Results (Volume II) -  Policies and Practices for Successful Schools

Volume II, Policies and Practices for Successful Schools, examines how student performance is associated with various characteristics of individual schools and school systems, including the resources allocated to education, the learning environment and how school systems select students into different schools, programmes and classes.

 

06/12/2016

School Leadership for Learning - Insights from TALIS 2013

 The OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) is the largest international survey of teachers and school leaders. Using the TALIS database, this report looks at different approaches to school leadership and the impact of school leadership on professional learning communities and on the learning climate in individual schools.


20/09/2016


 

Education at a Glance 2016

 

Education at a Glance is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides key information on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and the learning environment and organisation of schools.

15/09/2016

Skills Matter - Further Results from the Survey of Adult Skills


 This volume reports results from the 24 countries and regions that participated in the first round of the survey in 2011-12 (first published in OECD Skills Outlook 2013: First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills) and from the nine additional countries that participated in the second round in 2014-15 (Chile, Greece, Indonesia [Jakarta], Israel, Lithuania, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovenia and Turkey)

28/6/2016

 

 

Equations and Inequalities - Making Mathematics Accessible to All

This report, based on results from PISA 2012, shows that one way forward is to ensure that all students spend more “engaged” time learning core mathematics concepts and solving challenging mathematics tasks.

20/6/2016

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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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