The Skills Summit 2016 gave Ministers the opportunity to discuss the benefits and challenges of building effective whole-of-government and whole-of-society skills strategies, and provided a forum to exchange views on how best to maximize countries' skills potential to boost productivity, innovation and social inclusion. Ministers were also briefed on key insights from the OECD's work on building effective national skills strategies.
Press release - Ministers chart future path to boosting skills for productivity, innovation and inclusion at Skills Summit 2016 in Bergen
Opening remarks - by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General
Welcome remarks - by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General
Blog - Skills Summit 2016: Skills strategies for innovation, productivity and inclusion, by Andreas Schleicher, Director, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
OECD Centre for Skills - OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría announced launch of OECD Centre for Skills
Chair’s Summary – by Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Minister of Education and Research of Norway