Vocational education and training can mean very different things to different people.
When we think of technology and education, we usually think of information and communication technologies (ICTs).
Even when all students, including the most disadvantaged, have easy access to the Internet,a digital divide, based on socio-economic status, still persists in how students use technology.
The digital divide has shifted.
The international statistical system, one of the great achievements of international organisations, has mirrored the evolution of the nation-state.
Schools nowadays are required to learn faster than ever before in order to deal effectively with the growing pressures of a rapidly changing environment.
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26 Ministers and State Secretaries representing 15 countries and the European Commission gathered in Bergen, Norway, for the first Skills Summit on 29-30 June 2016. The Summit, hosted by Norway, was opened by Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the OECD’s Secretary General, Angel Gurría.
It’s the time of year when young people in the northern hemisphere are finishing their formal studies for the year – or for the foreseeable future.
Employer engagement in education and training has become a hot topic for policy makers and practitioners around the world.
On average across OECD countries, the 20% of students who are most exposed to pure mathematics tasks (equations) score, on the PISA mathematics test, the equivalent of almost two school years ahead of the 20% of students who are least exposed.