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Deborah Nusche is a Senior Analyst and Project Manager in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills. She currently co-ordinates the OECD School Resources Review, which provides policy analysis and advice on the effective use of financial, human and physical resources in OECD school systems. She previously worked on the OECD’s thematic reviews of evaluation and assessment in education (Synergies for Better Learning), migrant education (Closing the Gap for Immigrant Students) and school leadership (Improving School Leadership). As part of these studies, she conducted country reviews in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, the Slovak Republic, Sweden and the United Kingdom, leading to country-specific analysis and tailored policy advice. Prior to this, she was a Consultant for the OECD’s project on the Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) and a Carlo Schmid Fellow at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). She holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Sciences Po Paris.
Thomas Radinger is a Policy Analyst with the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills and has been working with the School Resources Review team since February 2015. Since joining the project, he has co-authored the project’s thematic report on The Funding of School Education (2017) and Responsive School Systems (2018). Thomas is the lead author of the School Resources Review of Colombia (2018), which focussed on rural education, and has participated in five other country review studies as a team member. Most recently, he co-ordinated the completion of the third thematic report, Working and Learning Together (2019). Previously, Thomas contributed to the Review on Evaluation and Assessment and the development of the Education GPS, an online platform to disseminate OECD data and research on education to a broader public. Thomas has worked with non-profit and public sector organisations in the US and the UK, and arts projects in Argentina and Germany. He earned his B.A. (Hons.) in History from University College London (UCL) and an M.Phil in Education from the University of Cambridge.
Luka Boeskens is a Policy Analyst in the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills where he is currently working with the School Resources Review team. He joined the organisation as a Carlo Schmid Fellow in September 2015. Since then, Luka has contributed to the team’s country review reports, conducted analyses on the funding of private education and co-ordinated thematic work on the organisation of school facilities, sectors and programmes. He has co-authored the project’s synthesis reports The Funding of School Education (2017), Responsive School Systems (2018) and Working and Learning Together (2019). Luka holds an MSc in Sociology and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford and was a visiting student at Dartmouth College.
Claire Berthelier, a French national, is a project assistant with the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills where she is currently contributing to the administrative support of the School Resources Review. Before joining the OECD she worked for 17 years at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg as an administrative assistant. She also lived in Athens for 6 years where she completed her studies and worked as a freelance translator. She studied technical and literary translation. She speaks French, English, Greek and Spanish.