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16-July-2013

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What’s your strategy for learning? | Blog post on OECD educationtoday

Knowing the best way to summarise information you read is key to being a proficient reader. In fact, this month’s PISA in Focus suggests that if disadvantaged students – who consistently score lower on PISA assessments than advantaged students -- used the most effective learning strategies to the same extent as students from more advantaged backgrounds do, the performance gap between the two groups would shrink considerably.

16-July-2013

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PISA in Focus N°30: Could learning strategies reduce the performance gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students?

Students who know how to summarise information tend to perform better in reading. If disadvantaged students used effective learning strategies to the same extent as students from more advantaged backgrounds do, the performance gap between the two groups would be almost 20% narrower.

11-July-2013

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OECD: Postsecondary education key to maintaining global standing of U.S. workforce

09/07/2013 - The United States should improve postsecondary career and technical training provisions to help students transition smoothly into education programs and the labor market, according to a new OECD report published today.

11-July-2013

English

Video: Barbara Ischinger on tackling the global talent gap

Dr Barbara Ischinger, Director of Education and Skills, OECD, France - Better Skills, Better Lives (Tackling the global talent gap - Global Skills Exchange, Leipzig Germany, 6th July 2013)

11-July-2013

English

More competition essential for future of mobile innovation, says OECD

OECD countries must ensure mobile markets remain open and competitive in order to sustain innovation and meet rising demand for data services, according to a new OECD report.

10-July-2013

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A Skills beyond School Review of the United States

A Skills beyond School Review of the United States, OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training

10-July-2013

English

OECD Policy Reviews of Vocational Education and Training (VET)

The economies of OECD countries need specific occupational skills. Vocational education and training (VET) systems, which supply these skills, are now under intensive scrutiny to determine if they can deliver the skills required, and ensure that they adapt to fast-changing needs.

10-July-2013

English

OECD: Postsecondary education key to maintaining global standing of U.S. workforce

The United States should improve postsecondary career and technical training provisions to help students transition smoothly into education programs and the labor market, according to a new OECD report published today.

8-July-2013

English

Students – the migrants everyone wants

International students are one of the fastest growing parts of the global education system. In just 20 years their numbers have more than doubled, and there are now over 4 million young people currently studying abroad to get their degree

5-July-2013

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Competitions: the secret to developing and measuring skills? (Interview with David Hoey, Chief Executive Officer of WorldSkills International)

David Hoey, Chief Executive Officer of WorldSkills International spoke to us of the international skills extravaganza (WorldSkills Leipzig 2013) going on now, between 2-7 July.

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