Speeches / Presentations


  • 29-May-2015

    English

    Are schools ready to join the technological revolution? (OECD Education Today Blog)

    When it comes to technology, education seems stuck in the age of chalkboards. But at an international conference on technology in education, held in Qingdao, China, last week, I got the feeling that educators and education ministers might finally be ready to join the technological revolution.

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  • 28-May-2015

    English

    Young people are our future: invest in their skills (OECD Education Today Blog)

    More than 35 million 16-29 year-olds across OECD countries are neither employed nor in education or training (NEET) – and around half of all NEETs are out of school and not looking for work. These young people are likely to have dropped off the radar of their country’s education, social and labour market systems.

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  • 27-May-2015

    English

    Launch of the Skills Outlook 2015

    Skills drive economic growth and can boost social cohesion. With growth increasingly driven by productivity improvements, the future economic and social well-being of OECD countries will depend upon providing our young people with the right skills to succeed in the 21st century job market.

  • 19-May-2015

    English

    Thrown in at the deep end: support for teachers’ first years (OECD Education Today Blog)

    TALIS 2013 finds that in many countries, new teachers (with less than five years’ teaching experience) are more likely to work in challenging schools than more experienced teachers.

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  • 15-May-2015

    English

    Are efficient schools more inclusive? (OECD Education Today Blog)

    Analysing the efficiency of education systems and organisations is at the forefront of today’s policy and academic debate.

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  • 12-May-2015

    English

    Tough choices in school choice (OECD Education Today Blog)

    For those parents who have the opportunity to do so, choosing a school for their child is one of the most important decisions they will make as parents – a decision that could have a lasting impact on their child’s life.

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  • 23-April-2015

    English

    The global talent pool has taken on a dramatically different look (OECD Education Today Blog)

    The world is living through one of its most extraordinary revolutions, with game-changing implications, many of them still unknown.

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  • 14-April-2015

    English

    A mini-milestone for PISA in Focus (OECD Education Today Blog)

    This month, PISA in Focus examines the impact of good teacher-student relations on both students’ well-being and performance. It’s not surprising that when students feel that their teachers are interested in them and support them they feel happier at school and often do better in school.

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  • 14-April-2015

    English

    Literacy for life (OECD Education Today Blog)

    As jobs increasingly involve analysing and communicating information, individuals with poor literacy skills are more likely to find themselves at risk.

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  • 7-April-2015

    English

    Gender equality in education (OECD Education Today Blog)

    To mark International Women’s Day the OECD released an impressive new analysis on gender and education.

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