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Which careers do students go for?

by Marie-Helene DoumetSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Career decisions are wrought in complexities. Many students start by looking at their interests, selecting a…

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Back to school time: “Think beyond grades – to life”

Facebook Live session with Andreas Schleicher, head of the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills by Marilyn Achiron, Editor, Directorate for Education and Skills This back-to-school…

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Building tax systems to foster better skills

by Pascal Saint-AmansDirector, Centre for Tax Policy and AdministrationAndreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills Investing in skills is crucial for fostering inclusive economic…

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Why do so many women want to become teachers?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills  It is well known that the share of women…

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Why should we improve learning opportunities for young kids?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Division, Directorate for Education and Skills More than hundred years ago, nations that are now members…

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Latvia is determined to build on its progress in education

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and Skills In the 2012 PISA test, urban students in Latvia outperformed rural students by the equivalent of more…

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