Common sense and hard evidence point to the significant impact of socio-emotional skills such as perseverance and responsibility on children's lifetime success.
Across OECD countries, 32% of low-performing students reported that they give up easily when confronted with a difficult mathematics problem compared to only 13% of top performers.
Le système éducatif néerlandais est l’un des plus performants des pays de l’OCDE, mais pour relever encore les niveaux, des réformes supplémentaires seront nécessaires afin d’améliorer les services d’éducation et de soins de la petite enfance, réduire les risques d’orientation précoce, développer le professionnalisme des enseignants tout au long du cycle de vie.
How are policy makers in the United States using data to help districts maximise their impact? And, what tools do districts need to work together in order to build stronger communities?
At the beginning of work-based learning programmes employers make an investment. This pays off later on when, after receiving high quality training, skilled trainees achieve higher productivity and contribute to production.
In the 2012 PISA test, urban students in Latvia outperformed rural students by the equivalent of more than a year of schooling – half a year more than the average performance difference between these two groups of students across OECD countries.
Depuis son indépendance en 1991, la Lettonie a accompli d’importantes avancées dans l’amélioration de son système éducatif. Néanmoins, elle doit aujourd’hui renforcer les efforts déployés en faveur de la qualité de l’enseignement, et veiller à ce que tous les élèves accèdent à un enseignement de qualité, selon un nouveau rapport de l'OCDE.
How can Latvia improve the quality and equity of its education system and realise long-term efficiency gains? This report covers the whole education system from early childhood education and care to tertiary education and provides an assessment of Latvia’s policies and practices against the best approaches in education and skills across the OECD. This international comparison brings to the fore the many strengths of Latvia’s education system, but also highlights the challenges it faces and provides a number of recommendations in response. This report will be of value to Latvia but also policy makers in other countries looking to raise the quality, equity and efficiency of their education systems.
The benefits of employers engaging with education has long been reported and promoted within policy circles.
There are few issues in education that raise as much political and ideological controversy as tuition fees for higher education.