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Why access to quality early childhood education and care is a key driver of women’s labour market participation

  by Eric Charbonnier, Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills We are in 1961. JF Kennedy is president and has just designated Eleanor Roosevelt as…

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How education can spur progress towards inclusive growth

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and Skills Costa Rica is recognised across Latin America as a leader in education. The country was among the…

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Are countries ready to invest in early childhood education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills  There is now a widespread consensus that high-quality early childhood…

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Priming up for primary school

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills Why do children in their last year of pre-primary education spend so much time playing and…

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Colombia’s moment of truth

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and Skills Colombia now has an historic opportunity to end one of the world’s longest-running armed conflicts. Will the…

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