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Much of the media coverage around PISA focused on the strong performance of Asia’s students, leaving many to wonder why other countries failed to score as high.
Asian economies top OECD's latest PISA survey of global education, underscoring the key role of hard work and quality teaching.
This blog post introduces a new report on the state of adult skills in the United States, "Time for the U.S. to Reskill: What the Survey of Adult Skills Says".
This blog post by Andreas Schleicher describes the challenges for teachers teaching in rural China, as witnessed by Mr. Schleicher in October, 2013.
This blog post by Andreas Schleicher describes the challenges for students learning in rural China, as witnessed by Mr. Schleicher in October, 2013.
Skills are at the heart of today’s successful economies and key to improving people’s jobs prospects. But are countries meeting the skills challenge? A new OECD survey shows some are falling behind.
This first OECD Skills Outlook presents the initial results of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIACC), which evaluates the skills of adults in 22 OECD member countries and two partner countries. The survey was designed to provide insights into the availability of some key skills and how they are used at work and at home through the direct assessment of key information processing skills
The new university year has not even begun for millions of students worldwide and already many are worrying about how they will pay their tuition fees. But for those asking themselves if it is all worth it, the answer is reassuring.
Children are starting school at an ever younger age,OECD’s recent Education at a Glance 2013 shows that in 2011 on average over 84% of all four year-old children were enrolled in some form of formal education, which is 5% more than in 2005.
Big data is the foundation on which education can reinvent its business model and build the coalition of governments, businesses, and social entrepreneurs that can bring together the evidence, innovation and resources to make lifelong learning a reality for all.