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"Calidad Educativa/Quality Education"
A joint initiative of the OECD Directorate for Education and the Mexican Ministry of Education, Secretaría de Educación Pública - SEP, aiming to improve the quality of education in Mexico.
"The quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers."
McKinsey and Company, 2007
Mexican Minister of Education Alonso Lujambio and OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría, OECD Headquarters, 6 October 2009
In 2008 the Government of Mexico and the OECD signed the Co-operation Agreement for Improving School Education in Mexican Schools, a two-year programme focusing on innovative and effective policy reforms. The five main areas where the OECD is developing policy advice for Mexico as part of the co-operation agreement are: (i) School management and Social Participation; (ii) Teacher Selection and Recruitment; (iii) Teacher Education and Training; (iv) Teacher Incentives and Stimuli, and (v) Evaluation.
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Publications and documents
Presentation of the results
Video Series: “Improving Education in Mexico”
Mexico has participated in every cycle of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) since 2000. Inspired by PISA 2009 results and in the context of the cooperation agreement with Mexico, a video series entitled “Improving Education in Mexico” has been developed. The series consists of five short video segments (5 to 6 minutes), available in English and Spanish, that cover the following themes
Improving School Leadership: The Toolkit
This Toolkit is a professional development tool designed to help policy makers, practitioners and relevant stakeholders to analyse their current school leadership policies and practices and develop a common understanding of how to take action based on the OECD Improving School Leadership policy recommendations.
Mejorar el liderazgo escolar: herramientas de trabajo
Estas herramientas de trabajo constituyen un instrumento de formación profesional para ayudar a los responsables de política educativa, los maestros y los grupos interesados pertinentes a analizar sus políticas y prácticas de liderazgo escolar actuales y desarrollar una comprensión común de cuándo tomar acción con base en las recomendaciones de política de la OCDE.
Events and meetings
Directorate for Education work on Mexico