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What makes for a satisfied science teacher?

by Tarek MostafaAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Teachers play a vital role in the lives of their students. They impart knowledge, provide pastoral care,…

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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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Finding and cultivating talented teachers: Insights from high-performing countries

by Esther CarvalhaesAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills  Teachers are the backbone of any education system. After all, without qualified teachers, how can governments and…

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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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Opening up to Open Educational Resources

by Dirk Van DammeHead of the Innovation and Measuring division, Directorate for Education and SkillsTechnology has a profound impact on our lives. A few days…

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