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Is physical health linked to better learning?

by Tracey BurnsSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Mahatma Gandhi once said: “it is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold…

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The importance of learning from data on education, migration and displacement

by Manos Antoninis, Director, Global Education Monitoring ReportFrancesca Borgonovi, Senior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Migration and displacement are complex phenomena which play an…

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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’s no point making predictions because…

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Why innovation becomes imperative in education

by Dirk Van Damme Head of the Skills Beyond School Division,  Directorate for Education and Skills Since Harvard economists Goldin & Katz published their ground-breaking book The…

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Schools at the crossroads of innovation

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills In a not so distant past, it was seen…

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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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Awarding – and imagining – teaching excellence

by Andreas SchleicherDirector, Directorate for Education and Skills Tonight, the winners of the Higher Education Academy’s newly launched Global Teaching Excellence Award will be announced….

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What happens with your skills when you leave school?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Mean literacy and numeracy score, by age and education…

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“Youth are not the future; they are the present”

Interview with Oley Dibba-Wadda, Executive Secretary of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)  by Marilyn Achiron, Editor, Directorate for Education and…

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