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  • 20-June-2017

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    Studying more may not make you a top-performer (OECD Education Today Blog)

    As this month’s PISA in Focus reveals, students spend considerably more time learning in some countries than in others, but this does not necessarily translate into better learning outcomes.

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  • 19-June-2017

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    Who makes it into PISA? (OECD Education Today Blog)

    Unlike earlier PISA reports, the 2015 PISA report (Volume I and Volume II) highlights differences in sample coverage – how many students were eligible to participate in PISA – between countries.

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  • 16-June-2017

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    Engaging Employers in Apprenticeship Opportunities - Making It Happen Locally

    This joint OECD-ILO publication provides guidance on how local and regional governments can foster business-education partnerships in apprenticeship programmes and other types of work-based learning, drawing on case studies across nine countries. There has been increasing interest in apprenticeships which combine on the job training with classroom-based study, providing a smooth transition from school to work. There are benefits to both individuals and employers from participating in apprenticeships, including increased productivity and job quality. Successful implementation is contingent on having a high level of employer engagement at the local level, notably in the design, development and delivery of programmes.

  • 15-June-2017

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    Register for the webinar - Transitions from Early Childhood Education and Care to Primary Education (Wednesday, 21 June, at 17:00 Paris time)

    Join Andreas Schleicher, Director of the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, and Éric Charbonnier, analyst in the Early Childhood and Schools division, who will present the main findings from Starting Strong V - Transitions from Early Childhood Education and Care to Primary Education.

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  • 13-June-2017

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    Risky Business (OECD Education Today Blog)

    As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, so do the risks we face. A disease breaking out in a village in Africa, a bank crashing on Wall Street or a protest in a distant country can all potentially “snowball” and influence the world financial, health or security order.

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  • 1-June-2017

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    Archived webinar - PISA Q&A Webinar - Students' Financial Literacy" with Andreas Schleicher - Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills

    PISA 2015 Results (Volume IV): Students’ Financial Literacy, explores students’ experience with and knowledge about money and provides an overall picture of 15-year-olds’ ability to apply their accumulated knowledge and skills to real-life situations involving financial issues and decisions.

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  • 31-May-2017

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    Business brief: Empowering the next generation of scientists to change the world

    Education has transformed over the last 20 years from being a means to an end to becoming a change agent on the battleground to improve the life chances of all individuals, regardless of where they live, their economic status, gender, ability or religious persuasion. Education has been revitalised as the gateway for equal opportunity.

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  • 31-May-2017

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    Why are immigrants less proficient in literacy than native-born adults? (OECD Education Today Blog)

    Why is it that even highly educated migrants to OECD countries are less likely to be employed than native-born adults who are similarly educated, even if the migrants have lived in their host country for several years?

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  • 25-May-2017

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    Is more choice always a good thing? (OECD Education Today Blog)

    Many education systems around the world are looking for ways to give parents more choice over where they send their children to school.

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  • 24-May-2017

    English

    Launch of PISA 2015: Volume IV Students’ Financial Literacy

    I am delighted to launch the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015 Results: Students’ Financial Literacy. We are honoured to be joined by Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands ─ a global champion of financial literacy.

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