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Borgonovi, Francesca; Hervé, Justine; Seitz, Helke – OECD Publishing, 2023
The paper discusses the implications of recent advances in artificial intelligence for knowledge workers, focusing on possible complementarities and substitution between machine translation tools and language professionals. The emergence of machine translation tools could enhance social welfare through enhanced opportunities for inter-language…
Descriptors: Translation, Computational Linguistics, Accuracy, Second Languages
OECD Publishing, 2023
Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are ushering in a large and rapid technological transformation. Understanding how AI capabilities relate to human skills and how they develop over time is crucial for understanding this process. In 2016, the OECD assessed AI capabilities with the OECD's Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). The present report…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Adults, Reading Tests, Mathematics Tests
OECD Publishing, 2023
The importance of experienced teachers cannot be underestimated. They can help raise the performance of students and improve the overall quality of schooling by supporting less-experienced colleagues. This "Teaching in Focus: Where to find experienced teachers?" analyses the distribution of teachers across schools from two different but…
Descriptors: Experienced Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Disadvantaged Schools, Equal Education
OECD Publishing, 2023
The emergence of fully online, hybrid and blended forms of higher education has led governments, quality assurance agencies and higher education institutions (HEIs) across the OECD to reflect on how to ensure that digital education provides learners with opportunities to reach learning and employment outcomes similar to those achieved through…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Accreditation (Institutions)
OECD Publishing, 2022
Women are strongly over-represented among primary and secondary teachers. This can be explained at least partly by gender stereotypes, but also by the attractiveness of the profession to working mothers and by differences in the relative wage levels in teaching for men and women. Recognising teachers' contribution to society could help to attract…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Women Faculty, Disproportionate Representation, Elementary School Teachers
Ikeda, Miyako – OECD Publishing, 2022
Many education systems aim to provide learning opportunities to all students regardless of their backgrounds in order for them to realise their potential. Education systems are expected to break down barriers to social mobility. However, too often, children are not given enough opportunities to succeed, to pursue their interests, or to develop…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Reading Achievement, Social Differences
OECD Publishing, 2022
Ageing populations and rising skill demands have heightened expectations that higher education systems will widen their offer of continuing education and training (CET) for adults aiming to renew or augment their skills at an advanced level. CET is becoming increasingly important for maintaining a highly skilled workforce also in Germany, and…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Public Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
OECD Publishing, 2022
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) staff are central to promoting young children's development, learning and well-being. ECEC staff work in teams and the staff roles included these teams vary both across countries and within countries, for instance related to the size and location of ECEC centres. Initial education and ongoing professional…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Teamwork, Staff Development
Koehler, Claudia; Palaiologou, Nektaria; Brussino, Ottavia – OECD Publishing, 2022
Education is one of the most important fields to promote the integration of refugee and newcomer children and youths in host countries. However, holistic education for refugee and newcomers has so far not been established into mainstream education systems in European countries. Projects and pilot programmes have developed across Europe to test…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Holistic Approach, Inclusion
Siarova, Hanna; van der Graaf, Loes – OECD Publishing, 2022
Ample research has shown the importance of collaboration between practitioners, researchers, and policy makers to ensure holistic, inclusive, and effective policy making, particularly in the field of refugee education. Many countries, however, still face challenges in engaging with stakeholders during all the stages of the practice-research-policy…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Refugees, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
Brussino, Ottavia; McBrien, Jody – OECD Publishing, 2022
In spite of advances in recognising that girls and boys, and women and men, do not have to be bounded by traditional roles, gender stereotypes persist in education and beyond. Children and youth are affected by gender stereotypes from the early ages, with parental, school, teacher and peer factors influencing the way students internalise their…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Gender Bias
Schmidt, William H.; Houang, Richard T.; Sullivan, William F.; Cogan, Leland S. – OECD Publishing, 2022
The OECD Future of Education and Skills 2030 (E2030) project's overall goal is that of looking to the future in terms of how school curricula should evolve given the technological advances and other changes that societies are now facing. Towards that end, the E2030 project centres on the idea that education needs to equip students with the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Futures (of Society), Mathematics Curriculum, Educational Trends
OECD Publishing, 2022
Information and communication technology (ICT) has become an important tool for school systems as they seek to enhance education and make it more efficient. This has become all the more apparent and urgent with the COVID-19 pandemic. But what degree of access do students from different socio-economic backgrounds have to ICT-based quality…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
OECD Publishing, 2022
Teachers play a crucial role in our response to the global climate crisis. But how can teachers help all learners develop the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes that will enable them to exercise agency and take individual and collective climate action? From July 2021 to December 2021, the OECD, UNESCO and Education International ran the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Climate, Change, Social Action
Hofer, Andrea-Rosalinde; Brüning, Nora – OECD Publishing, 2022
This country note presents the results of an analysis of undertake Portugal undertaken within the Labour Market Relevance and Outcomes of Higher Education Partnership Initiative project. The project was implemented by the OECD with the support of the European Commission with the aim of helping policy makers and higher education institutions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Relevance (Education), Outcomes of Education
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