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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 primary and secondary teachers differ and why it matters

by Marie-Helene Doumet, Senior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Learning needs vary as we evolve through life. The early years of education set the stage…

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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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Do countries pay their teachers enough?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills  Teachers enter the profession for a variety of reasons. Intrinsic…

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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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Who benefits when international students pay higher tuition fees?

by Dirk Van Damme Head of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills  In 2014, over 3 million students in OECD…

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Have emerging Latin American countries chosen quantity over quality in education?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills  Developing human capital is an integral part of 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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Who are the winners and losers of the expansion of education over the past 50 years?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Modern education systems, which are open to the middle…

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Education and skills foster health and well-being, but why is this a problem?

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Knowing, for example, that tobacco is bad for one’s…

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