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  • 31-January-2017

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    PISA in Focus No. 68 - Where did equity in education improve over the past decade?

    The persistence of social inequities in education – the fact that children of wealthy and highly educated parents tend to do better in school than children from less privileged families – is often seen as a difficult-to-reverse feature of education systems.

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  • 31-January-2017

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    Social inequalities in education are not set in stone (OECD Education Today Blog)

    Most people see social inequities in education as stubbornly persistent.

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  • 27-January-2017

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    Education Indicators in Focus No. 48 - A snapshot of 50 years of trends in expanding education

    Countries have seen a major increase in the educational attainment level of their populations. In 1965, only 43% of young adults aged 25-34 had attained upper secondary education or higher on average across OECD countries. Fifty years later, upper secondary education had almost doubled with attainment levels reaching 84% in 2015.

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  • 27-January-2017

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    Who are the winners and losers of the expansion of education over the past 50 years? (OECD Education Today Blog)

    Modern education systems, which are open to the middle classes and the poor, not just the elites, were established during the first industrial revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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  • 24-January-2017

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    How student attitudes towards the value of education can be shaped by careers education – evidence from the OECD’s PISA study (OECD Education Today Blog)

    As governments around the world seek to tackle stubbornly high levels of youth unemployment, new attention has been focused on the relationship between education and employment.

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  • 17-January-2017

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    Archived webinar - What does PISA reveal about teacher policy and practice

    For the first time in PISA a teacher questionnaire provides valuable information on teaching practices and learning activities in the classroom. This webinar will focus on insights from the PISA findings on teacher policy and practice.

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  • 3-January-2017

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    Closing the Achievement Gap - Archived webinar with Andreas Schleicher, Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, OECD.

    The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) examines not just what students know in science, reading and mathematics, but what they can do with what they know. Results from PISA show educators and policy makers the quality and equity of learning outcomes achieved elsewhere, and allow them to learn from the policies and practices applied in other countries.

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  • 21-December-2016

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    Improving School Leadership and Evaluation in Mexico: A State-level Perspective from Puebla

    The education system of Puebla is undergoing a transformation. Ambitious national reforms have provided a new framework to improve teaching and evaluation practices, and ultimately raise student learning outcomes. At the same time, Puebla has also launched promising initiatives to improve the quality of education in the state.

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  • 20-December-2016

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    Education Indicators in Focus No 47 - How are health and life satisfaction related to education?

    Since 2009, Education at a Glance (EAG) has included an indicator on education and social outcomes using data from different surveys.

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  • 12-December-2016

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    OECD Education and Skills Newsletter - December 2016

    Bringing you the highlights from the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills

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