OECD Skills Strategy Diagnostic Report: Spain
The OECD Skills Strategy Diagnostic Report: Spain is the product of a collaborative project with the Government of Spain for Building a more effective skills strategy for Spain. The report identifies 12 skills challenges for Spain with respect to the development, activation and effective use of skills.
Education and Skills Online Assessment
A Skills beyond School Review of Costa Rica
This assessment tool has been developed to be relevant to youth and adults of all ages, with the aim of providing individual-level results linked to the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) measures of literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments.
In a sequence of more than 40 country studies, the OECD has been reviewing vocational education systems around the world since 2007. This report focuses on Costa Rica, where technical education is recognised as a key contributor to both economic development and social cohesion.
Education Policy Outlook: Country Profiles
The next set of Education Policy Outlook Country Profiles is to be published this autumn for Hungary, Japan, Poland, the Slovak Republic and Brazil. These country profiles examine the context, challenges and policy responses in the light of six policy levers that support improvement for students, institutions and the system.
School Resources Review
These policy reviews will provide analysis and advice on how to distribute, utilise and manage resources so that they contribute to achieving countries’ educational objectives to the fullest. Countries to be reviewed include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Kazakhstan and Slovak Republic.
Adult Learning and Skills
This OECD initiative, launched in 2015, explores key skills challenges emerging from The Survey of Adult Skills. The study will involve a sequence of country reviews and is primarily concerned with basic skills and adult learning. Look out for reviews of England and Finland later this year.
Thomas Alexander Fellowship
Do you have an idea about how to improve quality and equity in education in your country or region?
The Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship Programme could give you the time and support you need to conduct
research on that idea. Applications for the next round of fellows open on 30 October 2015.