Why women and men choose to pursue different fields of study, and why those choices vary among countries, is not easy to determine.
Archived webinar of September 15,2016 with Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, OECD, presenting the findings of Education at a Glance 2016.
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Education at a Glance 2016 Annex 3 - Sources, methods and technical notes
At the turn of this century, two different models of higher education programmes prevailed in the world.
Vocational education and training can mean very different things to different people.
The international statistical system, one of the great achievements of international organisations, has mirrored the evolution of the nation-state.
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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.
The Survey of Adult Skills, a product of the OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), was designed to provide insights into the availability of some of these key skills in society and how they are used at work and at home.
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.