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Entries by Andreas Schleicher from 12/2012

U.S. Education Is Getting Left Behind

| Posted 12.10.2012 | Education

The U.S. is now the only country in the industrialised world in which the generation entering the workforce does not have higher college attainment levels than the generation about to leave the workforce.

Getting Teacher Development Right

| Posted 12.18.2012 | Education

The transformation of today's teaching force requires smarter development of professionals. The significant rewards that come with better educational outcomes show that getting this right is worth it.

What We Can Learn From Educational Reform in China

| Posted 12.19.2012 | Education

Surely, no one would contend that educational results in Shanghai are representative of China as a whole, but the results do show what China can achieve if the conditions are right.

Has Education Become a Victim of the Financial Crisis?

| Posted 12.21.2012 | Education

Many countries have not been able to adjust staffing levels to a rapidly declining student population, so class sizes have declined and costs have risen, without automatically changing and improving the nature of teaching and learning.