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Moss, Peter; Urban, Mathias – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2020
This is the fourth colloquium for "Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood" on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's International Early Learning and Child Well-being Study, and marks the recent publication by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development of reports on the first round of this study. In…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Child Welfare, Early Childhood Education, International Assessment
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Moss, Peter; Urban, Mathias – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
In this colloquium, the authors provide an update on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's proposal for an International Early Learning and Child Well-being Study, the 'first wave' of which is now being implemented in three countries: England, Estonia and the USA. The authors argue that as the International Early Learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Well Being, International Organizations
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Moss, Peter; Urban, Mathias – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2017
In this article, the authors provide an update on what has happened over recent months with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's proposal for an International Early Learning Study, and review responses to the proposed International Early Learning Study, including the concerns that have been raised about this new venture in…
Descriptors: International Assessment, International Organizations, International Education, Early Childhood Education
Colvin, Richard Lee; Edwards, Virginia – OECD Publishing, 2018
This new publication sets forward the PISA framework for global competence developed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which aligns closely with the definition developed by the Center for Global Education at Asia Society. Based on the Center's extensive experience supporting educators in integrating global…
Descriptors: Educational Methods, Global Approach, Competence, Adolescents
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Morgan, Clara; Volante, Louis – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
Given the influential role that the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) plays in educational governance, we believe it is timely to provide an in-depth review of its education surveys and their associated human capital discourses. By reviewing and summarizing the OECD's suite of education surveys, this paper identifies the…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Economic Development, Educational Administration, Governance
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Moss, Peter; Dahlberg, Gunilla; Grieshaber, Susan; Mantovani, Susanna; May, Helen; Pence, Alan; Rayna, Sylvie; Swadener, Beth Blue; Vandenbroeck, Michel – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2016
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is initiating the International Early Learning Study, a cross-national assessment of early learning outcomes involving the testing of 5-year-old children in participating countries. The authors use this colloquium to inform members of the early childhood community about this project and to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Preschool Children
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Singh, Parlo; Hoyte, Frances; Heimans, Stephen; Exley, Beryl – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2021
This article examines how the 'teacher quality' agenda, evident in the globalised discourse on education policy, constructs changes to teachers' work and teacher education. We undertake a critical policy analysis of two reports from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), addressing three issues. First, we discuss the…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Education, Policy Analysis, Educational Policy
OECD Publishing, 2017
Previous Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and European Union (EU) work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition, and the labour market. To which degree are these linked with their immigration background, i.e. with…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Educationally Disadvantaged, Student Characteristics
OECD Publishing, 2017
This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in Italy. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment of skills acquisitions with labour market needs; the design of education and training systems and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Gap, Skill Development, Change Strategies
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Lewis, Steven – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2020
This paper examines the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) PISA for Schools, a local variant of the more-renowned 'main PISA' test that measures and compares individual school performance on reading, mathematics and science against international schooling systems. Here, I address the governance implications of how PISA…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Bray, Mark; Kobakhidze, Magda Nutsa; Suter, Larry E. – Comparative Education Review, 2020
Recent years have brought a major shift in the field of international comparative education with the rise of quantitative assessments of student achievement. Within these studies, outside-school-time (OST) as a supplement and complement to schooling has been included. However, OST is difficult to define and measure; and challenges multiply when…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests
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Scoular, Claire; Eleftheriadou, Sofia; Ramalingam, Dara; Cloney, Dan – Australian Journal of Education, 2020
Collaboration is a complex skill, comprised of multiple subskills, that is of growing interest to policy makers, educators and researchers. Several definitions and frameworks have been described in the literature to support assessment of collaboration; however, the inherent structure of the construct still needs better definition. In 2015, the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Computer Assisted Testing, Comparative Analysis
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Capsada-Munsech, Queralt – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
This article focuses on the influence of social background on overeducation in Spain, understanding family socialisation as a source of knowledge and skills gain. The dramatic education expansion experienced in Spain in combination with a high percentage of low-skilled jobs has promoted overeducation occurrence to a larger extent than in other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Parent Background, Socioeconomic Background
OECD Publishing, 2018
Previous Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and European Union (EU) work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition and the labour market. To which degree are these linked with their immigration background, i.e. with…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Migrant Children, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
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Delaune, Andrea – Policy Futures in Education, 2019
This paper analyses the International Early Learning and Child Well-Being Study, undertaken by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in order to draw attention to the neoliberal, neoconservative, and globalising discourses which underpin the study and generate an image of what is 'best' in early childhood education. The…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Neoliberalism, Global Approach, International Organizations
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