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I was in London last week to give a talk on “how to transform 10,000 classrooms” at the annual Teach First/Teach for All conference in London. Some 3,000 teachers and social entrepreneurs from around the world gathered there to discuss ways to re-invent and strengthen the teaching profession.
This issue focuses on the latest OECD annual education indicators published in the 2012 edition of Education at a Glance.
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Education at a Glance 2012 - Country Note United States
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Despite the expansion of the education system, educational attainment remains a challenge. Only half of 25-34 year-olds in Portugal had attained at least upper secondary education in 2010.
This paper considers the influence of taxes on the financial incentive to invest in human capital and explores the tax treatment of private investment by individuals and employers in post-compulsory education and lifelong learning in 31 OECD countries, India and South Africa.
The OECD LEED Trento Centre seeks to provide policy advice and develop capacities for the design and implementation of policies tailored to local needs.
As a young mother, in relation to my children’s age, and being the ripe old age of 40, I am discovering the daily ritual of education.
New technologies mean new skills for new jobs, and that requires us to rethink learning. Education is for life, not just the classroom
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Whereas expenditure on education and expenditure per student increased significantly between 2000 and 2009, Estonia has seen the largest drop in education funding since the global recession, compared to other OECD countries.
Governments should increase investment in early childhood programmes and maintain reasonable costs for higher education in order to reduce inequality, boost social mobility and improve people’s employment prospects, according to a new OECD report.