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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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“Digital literacy will probably be the only kind of literacy there is”

Interview with Matthew D’Ancona, political columnist for the Guardian and the New York Timesby Marilyn Achiron, Editor, Directorate for Education and Skills “Learning how to navigate the web…

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Investigating the complexities of school funding

by Deborah NuscheSenior Analyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Back in 2013, when we launched the OECD’s first international review of school resource policies, we…

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How Wales can ensure the successful implementation of its reforms

By Andreas SchleicherDirector, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills Wales is committed to providing high-quality and inclusive education for all its citizens. The disappointing 2009…

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Closing the gap between education and employment

by Anthony MannDirector of Policy and Research, Education and Employers Taskforce Employer engagement in education and training has become a hot topic for policy makers…

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How can the Netherlands move its school system “from good to great”?

by Montserrat GomendioDeputy Director, Directorate for Education and Skills Activities undertaken by lower secondary teachers at least once per month,OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey…

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The trends shaping the future of education

by Tracey Burns and Rebecca LavinsonDirectorate for Education and Skills Did you ever wonder if education has a role to play in stemming the advance…

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