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OECD Publishing, 2019
Half a million higher education graduates enter the labour market every year in Mexico. While their labour market outcomes are considerably better on average than those of upper secondary education graduates, some higher education graduates face periods of inactivity and unemployment. Many graduates who find work end up being over-qualified or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Labor Market, College Graduates
Mo, Jeffrey – OECD Publishing, 2019
PISA has extensively measured student achievement for over 15 years. But cognitive performance is only one aspect of success at school; another is general well-being. The PISA 2015 questionnaire included a comprehensive section on student well-being designed to understand students' mental health, satisfaction with life, aspirations and…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
Schleicher, Andreas; Achiron, Marilyn; Burns, Tracey; Davis, Cassandra; Tessier, Rebecca; Chambers, Nick – OECD Publishing, 2019
This report, the product of a collaboration between the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the UK-based charity, Education and Employers, offers a glimpse of how children see their future, and the forces that, if properly understood and harnessed, will drive them forward to realise their dreams. Through concerted…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Computer Uses in Education, Artificial Intelligence
Vincent-Lancrin, Stéphan; Urgel, Joaquin; Kar, Soumyajit; Jacotin, Gwénaël – OECD Publishing, 2019
Measuring innovation in education and understanding how it works is essential to improve the quality of the education sector. Monitoring systematically how pedagogical practices evolve would considerably increase the international education knowledge base. We need to examine whether, and how, practices are changing within classrooms and…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Quality, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
OECD Publishing, 2019
Did you ever wonder whether education has a role to play in preparing our societies for an age of artificial intelligence? Or what the impact of climate change might be on our schools, families and communities? Trends Shaping Education examines major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting education. While the trends are…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Educational Change, Artificial Intelligence
OECD Publishing, 2019
This review of higher education policy in Mexico was requested by the Mexican Ministry of Education to take stock of progress since the last OECD review of the higher education system in Mexico, published in 2008, and to support development of the new government's National Development Plan and Sectoral Education Programme. The report examines the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Federal Government
Shuey, Elizabeth A.; Kim, Najung; Cortazar, Alejandra; Poblete, Ximena; Rivera, Lorena; Lagos, María José; Faverio, Francesca; Engel, Arno – OECD Publishing, 2019
Curriculum plays an important role in ensuring continuity and progression from early childhood education and care (ECEC) to primary education. The alignment of curricula and standards across these settings shapes children's early experiences with education systems, with implications for children's relationships and engagement in both ECEC and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Alignment (Education), Academic Standards
OECD Publishing, 2019
Decreasing class sizes, even by as little as one student, comes with a price tag. It is possible to "pay" for this increase by compensating with one of the other factors influencing the salary cost of teachers: lower teachers' salaries, less required instruction time for students or more teaching time for teachers. Across OECD countries…
Descriptors: Class Size, Cost Effectiveness, Teacher Salaries, Time
Mostafa, Tarek – OECD Publishing, 2019
When new PISA data are published, many researchers around the world analyse them with the aim of shedding light on all sorts of questions. One question in search of an answer: why are women under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions? Using data from the Program for International Student Assessment…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Females, Career Choice, Science Careers
OECD Publishing, 2019
Today's multicultural learning environments are both a challenge and an opportunity for countries. Education systems not only play a critical role in the integration of students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, but should also aim to have all students value diversity and contribute to the building of a diverse yet inclusive society as…
Descriptors: Teacher Surveys, Administrator Surveys, Cultural Pluralism, Multicultural Education
Cerna, Lucie; Andersson, Hanna; Bannon, Meredith; Borgonovi, Francesca – OECD Publishing, 2019
Within OECD countries, Sweden has historically welcomed large numbers of migrants, in particular migrants seeking humanitarian protection. Since 2015, this large influx of new arrivals with multiple disadvantages has put a well-developed integration system under great pressure and highlighted a number of challenges for education policy given…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Immigrants, Achievement Tests
Gottschalk, Francesca – OECD Publishing, 2019
Children in the 21st century are avid users of technology--more so than generations past. This rise in use has led to much attention on the consequences of technology use, and how this impacts children's brains and their socio-emotional, cognitive and physical development. Much of the research in these fields, especially brain-based research, is…
Descriptors: Influence of Technology, Children, Brain, Well Being
Echazarra, Alfonso; Radinger, Thomas – OECD Publishing, 2019
Based on a review of previous research, the paper describes the distinctive characteristics of rural areas and communities and the factors typically associated with shaping students' learning experience in rural contexts. Data from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015 and the Teaching and Learning International…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Outcomes of Education
Shewbridge, Claire; Fuster, Marc; Rouw, Rien – OECD Publishing, 2019
Prepared for a Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) Strategic Education Governance Learning Seminar, this working paper analyses the functioning of accountability mechanisms in the Flemish school system from a complexity perspective, particularly accountability of equity funding in primary and secondary education. The paper shows…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Educational Finance, Educational Equity (Finance)
Sim, Megan P. Y.; Bélanger, Julie; Stancel-Piatak, Agnes; Karoly, Lynn – OECD Publishing, 2019
The Starting Strong Teaching and Learning International Survey 2018 is an international survey of staff and centre leaders working in early childhood education and care (ECEC), administered in ECEC centres belonging to ISCED Level 0.2, and, as an option, centres providing services for children under the age of 3. The Conceptual Framework provides…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Administrators, Child Care
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