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Education in Brazil: Creating and Nurturing a Laboratory of Innovation and Best Practices

Key facts Improving the education of its citizens is vital for Brazil’s future economic development. With children under 15 years of age accounting for one-fourth of its population of 200 million, the challenges are enormous. But progress is being made. … Continue reading

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Germany: The PISA Shock

Key facts With a population of 82 million, Germany is the largest country in the European Union. It has a strong literary tradition and it is Europe’s strongest economy. It also has a relatively high immigrant population, with more than … Continue reading

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Ontario, Canada: Making Sure Students From All Backgrounds and Origins Can Fulfill Their Potential

Most Canadian high school students do well, independently of family background, their first language or whether they were born in Canada or elsewhere. Canada’s provincial governments are in charge of education policy. Ontario illustrates the factors behind the success of … Continue reading

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PISA: A Test The Whole World Can Take

A test the whole world can take… It’s a breathtaking concept — but for the OECD, it’s a very real way of finding out how well-prepared today’s students are to participate in society. If you’re not quite sure what PISA … Continue reading

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Education Reform: Will Chile Get It Right?

“Almost every country has undertaken some form of school system reform during the past two decades, but very few have succeeded in improving their systems from poor to fair to good to great to excellent.” (How the World’s Most Improved … Continue reading

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OECD Advisor Andreas Schleicher Discusses School Reform in Ontario

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development special advisor Andreas Schleicher addresses the Building Blocks for Education conference in Ontario.

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PISA Trends 2010: Andreas Schleicher OECD, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division

Andreas Schleicher directs the PISA. He presents the major trends illustrating education systems performance and necessary reforms in order to improve the quality of learning.

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Why Education in Finland Works

AFT President Randi Weingarten visits schools in Finland to learn how they have ascended to the top in student achievement.

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Andreas Schleicher: Education : What do students know and what can they do?

The OECD’s latest PISA Survey tests reading, mathematics and science performance by students in 65 economies worldwide. Aside from global rankings, the report discusses which educational systems are offering students the best training for entering the workforce of tomorrow, and … Continue reading

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Andreas Schleicher: Mexico tomará medio siglo alcanzar a los sistemas educativos con mejor desempeño

– El creador de la prueba PISA, Andreas Schleicher, estuvo en entrevista con Educación a Debate y aseguró que México ha dado pasos importantes pero con, a este ritmo, le tomará medio siglo alcanzar a los sistemas educativos con mejor … Continue reading

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