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Learning for careers: The career pathways movement in the United States

by Nancy Hoffman, Senior Advisor, Jobs for the FutureBob Schwartz, Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Graduate School of Education Over the last generation, it has become…

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Why it matters if you can’t read this

by Tanja BastianicStatistician, Directorate for Education and Skills  Adults who lack basic skills – literacy and numeracy – are penalised both in professional and private…

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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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Discover your talent!

by Deborah RoseveareHead of the Skills Beyond School Division, Directorate for Education and Skills Last night I got a taxi home and as often happens,…

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Time, working and learning

by Viktoria KisAnalyst, Directorate for Education and Skills Seven years is the right length for apprenticeships – thought Queen Elizabeth I of England as she…

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