Articles Posted in the " OECD " Category

  • Language and education: the missing link

    Language and education: the missing link

    How the language used in schools threatens the achievement of Education For All. Why are children’s learning levels in many countries so far below expectations? Why do so many children fail to complete school, despite efforts to improve the quality...


  • Where Immigrant Students Succeed

    Where Immigrant Students Succeed

    A Comparative Review of Performance and Engagement in PISA 2003. This report examines how immigrant students performed mainly in mathematics and reading, but also in science and problem-solving skills in the PISA 2003 assessment, both in comparison to native students...


  • Languages in a Global World

    Languages in a Global World

    Learning for Better Cultural Understanding. This book, with its many different perspectives, aims at enlightening readers about (and encouraging them to reflect on) the multiple factors besides the learning process per se that either facilitate or hinder the successful acquisition of languages...


  • Equity and Quality in Education

    Equity and Quality in Education

    Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Schools. This comparative report gives evidence on the policy levers that can help overcome school failure and reduce inequities in OECD education systems. It focuses on the reasons why investing in overcoming school failure -early and up to...