Students from Singapore and Korea have performed best in the first OECD PISA assessment of creative problem-solving. Students in these countries are quick learners, highly inquisitive and able to solve unstructured problems in unfamiliar contexts.
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Note summarising England's results in the PISA 2012 problem solving assessment.
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Note summarising the performance of German 15-year-old students in the PISA 2012 assessment of problem solving.
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Faits marquants sur la performance de la France lors de l'enquête PISA 2012 sur les compétences des élèves résolution de problèmes.
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Note summarising the performance of 15-year-olds in Japan in the PISA 2012 assessment of problem solving.
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Note summarising the performance of 15-year-old students in Singapore in the PISA 2012 assessment of problem solving.
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Note summarising Spain's results in the PISA 2012 problem solving assessment.
The three questions that this Summit will focus on are: How can high quality teachers and leaders be attracted into and retained in schools of the greatest need? What are the levers for achieving equity in increasingly devolved education systems? How are learning environments created that meet the needs of all children and young people?
Jobs, wealth and individual well-being depend on what people can do with what they know. There is no shortcut to equipping people with the right skills and to providing them with opportunities to use their skills effectively. If there’s one lesson the global economy has taught us, it is that governments cannot simply spend their way out of a crisis.
This OECD Skills Strategy Spotlight sets out how the tax code affects skills development decisions, individuals’ and companies' skills decisions.