• OECD chief: England isn’t making the most of academies

    England’s academies are failing to capitalise on the “best ideas”, says the OECD’s head of education, calling for more opportunities for teachers to share knowledge and participate in research. In an exclusive interview with Schools Week, Andreas Schleicher warned that teachers in England “have very little time for other things than teaching”, which harmed retention

    5.00 Mar. 2nd, 2019 | News

  • The Seldon List: OECD chief and schools minister top trad-dominated education influencers list

    Andreas Schleicher, the OECD’s education chief, Nick Gibb, the schools minister, and Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted, have topped a new list of the most influential people in education. The list, drawn up by Sir Anthony Seldon with the help of a panel of 20 educationists, is likely to be controversial as it dominated

    5.00 Jan. 11th, 2019 | News

  • OECD: Target extra resources at schools serving disadvantaged areas

    Policy makers must target extra resources towards schools supporting large numbers of disadvantaged pupils, according to a new report. The ‘Equity in Education’ paper from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) examined barriers to social mobility, and suggested governments should set “ambitious goals” for disadvantaged students and direct additional resources at their schools

    10.00 Oct. 23rd, 2018 | News

  • The 6 Most Important Things In Today's OECD Briefing

    The OECD has published its annual education at a glance report, which compares various education statistics between its 35 member countries. Here are the main points relating to the UK… 1. The UK spends the most on education Among OECD countries, the UK spends the highest proportion of its wealth on education. Its share of total public spending is

    10.01 Sep. 12th, 2017 | News