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Shaping, not predicting, the future of students

by Anthony MannSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is reputed to have once said that there‚Äôs no point making predictions because…

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Do countries have to choose between more educated or better-educated children?

by Francesco AvvisatiAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills While Joana, a 15-year-old girl from Fortaleza in Brazil, was sitting the PISA test in 2015, her…

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Can bullying be stopped?

by Mario PiacentiniAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills The latest PISA in Focus tells some basic facts about bullying. First, bullying is widespread. Second, all…

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