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Skills have become the key driver of individual well-being and economic success in the 21st century. Without proper investment in skills, people languish on the margins of society, technological progress does not translate into growth, and countries are unable to compete in increasingly knowledge-based global economies.
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This diagnostic report identifies 8 skills challenges for Mexico based on analysis of OECD, international organisations and national data, as well as input received from the national government and a wide range of stakeholders.
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En las últimas décadas, México ha experimentado una profunda transformación económica y social. Desde los años ochenta, la economía del país ha evolucionado desde la estrategia de sustitución de importaciones hacia un modelo económico orientado a las exportaciones.
Latin America and the Caribbean’s (LAC) GDP will shrink by between 0.9% and 1% in 2016, according to the latest estimates, the second consecutive year of negative growth and a rate of contraction the region has not seen since the early 1980s. According to the Latin American Economic Outlook 2017, the region should recover in 2017, but with modest GDP growth of between 1.5% and 2%, below expected growth in advanced economies.
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En 2012, los estudiantes mexicanos de 15 años obtuvieron 413 puntos en promedio, en la evaluación de matemáticas de la prueba PISA – un aumento de 28 puntos desde PISA 2003, de los más importantes entre los países de la OCDE.
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In 2012, Mexican 15-year-old students scored 413 points, on average, on the PISA mathematics assessment – an increase of 28 points since PISA 2003 and the biggest improvement among OECD countries.
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The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. To date, students representing more than 70 economies have participated in the assessment.
This book suggests strategies for building an education model that could inspire other Mexican states and fuel federal reform efforts.