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OECD Education and Skills News for Teachers

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How are education systems and classroom teachers helping to develop globally competent students?

Students who are able to:

  • understand the interconnections of our world,
  • respect and engage with people who are different to themselves and
  • take action to help their communities.

The latest PISA report looks at global case studies to distil the best classroom practices for educating the whole person for an interconnected world.

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How important is curiosity for children, for adults and for our society? Can curiosity be built, developed and enriched in our school systems?
A recent OECD international Early Learning and Child Wellbeing study shows that children who are curious have stronger language and number skills, and better self-control. The latest TopClass podcast discusses how do we keep students curious and creative even after they've outgrown kindergarten

Listen to the podcast

Don't look up ; Look forward: How are global trends shaping education?
The OECD's Trends Shaping Education 2022 report examines the major economic, political, social and technological trends  affecting education. Andreas Schleicher says that we should look forwards to global trends and ask what impact they may have on education systems, and what we can do about it.

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Data Spotlight

We looked at the percentage of 25 - 34 year-olds who had not completed upper secondary school .

On average, across OECD countries, 25 - 34 year-old women with below upper secondary school attainment had an employment rate of 43.4% compared to men who had an employment rate of 69.2%

What other factors impact employment rate? How does your country compare?

Click on the graph to see the interactive version.

Our Global Teaching InSights team want to hear from you. Help us shape education by filling in this survey (10 minutes) to explain your experiences about teacher collaboration. DUE: March 31.

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Want to find out more about our work in education?

Join us for Q & A webinars where expert panels present information and answer your questions. Don't have time? That's ok you can watch the replays.
Useful for your own professional development or starting discussion at your school.

  • Connecting the dots: Interoperability in the field of educational technology
  • How learning continued during COVID: Global lessons from initiatives to support learners and teachers
  • Ask an expert: How important are children's relationships with family and peers in the digital age?
Register or watch webinars

TopClass is a  podcast that brings together experts in education to give insights about education practices worldwide. It is available on Soundcloud, Apple and Spotify.

  • Switching on the curiosity lightbulb with MIT's Mitch Resnick and OECD's Rowena Phair
  • Are student loans a financial house of cards? Lorraine Dearden discusses
Listen to TopClass

Stay up to date with blogs based on OECD data and research.

  • How governments and universities can support 21st-century skill development
  • Toward an inclusive recovery: How has COVID affected the employment of immigrants and low-skilled adult
Read the blog articles

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