Students who avoid making an effort to understand mathematics concepts may succeed in some school environments; but a lack of deep, critical and creative thinking may seriously penalise these students later in life when confronted with real, complex problems.
Bringing you the highlights from the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
One in ten students at the master’s or equivalent level is an international student in OECD countries, rising to one in four at the doctoral level.
Today, around 5 million students study and do research in a country other than their own, attracted by the quality of overseas universities and willing to complement their education portfolio with international experience.
If the quality of an education system can never exceed the quality of its teachers, then countries need to do all they can to build a high-quality teaching force.
A generation ago, teachers could expect that what they taught would equip their students with the skills needed for the rest of their lives.
Children and young people are among the biggest losers in the European economic and debt crisis.
La République slovaque, après avoir mené une série de réformes pour améliorer son système éducatif, doit aujourd'hui utiliser ses ressources de façon plus efficace et renforcer l’équité et l’inclusion à l’école, selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.
Primary school is a fundamental stage in children’s education. Yet it is often neglected in education research and policy debates, somehow squeezed between the seemingly more important stages of early childhood education and secondary education.
Teacher professionalism is about a teacher’s knowledge, their autonomy and their membership of peer networks. These are the key elements that lead to more effective teaching.