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    • How come educational inequality in Cuba is much higher than in Chile? 

      Araya, Roberto; Gormaz, Raúl (CIAE, 2012)
      La inequidad educativa, definida como la variación en rendimiento académico que existe entre las escuelas de una región o país, es mucho mayor en Cuba que en Chile, de acuerdo a un reciente estudio de la UNESCO. Este hecho ...
    • How confident are students in their ability to solve mathematics problems? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2015-10)
      On average across OECD countries, students’ belief that they can solve mathematics problems (mathematics self-efficacy) is associated with a difference of 49 score points in mathematics – the equivalent of one year of ...
    • How do immigrant students fare in disadvantaged schools? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2012-11)
      Immigrant students often have to overcome multiple barriers at once in order to succeed at school. Across most OECD countries, poor performance among immigrant students relative to other students is strongly related to ...
    • How do Latin American migrants in the U.S. stand on schooling premium? What does it reveal about education quality in their home countries? 

      Alonso-Soto, Daniel; Ñopo, Hugo (Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo, 2017)
      Indicators for quality of schooling are not only relatively new in the world but also unavailable for a sizable share of the world’s population. In their absence, some proxy measures have been devised. One simple but ...
    • How do schools compensate for socio-economic disadvantage? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2017-09)
      As educators know well, there are many barriers to learning that originate outside of school, such as those that arise from socio-economic disadvantage. In many education systems, the concentration of disadvantaged students ...
    • How do science teachers teach science - and does it matter? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2018-11)
      Much ink has been spilled debating the merits of different science-teaching practices. Proponents of enquiry-based science teaching argue that this approach exposes students to the procedures used by professional scientists, ...
    • How do teachers become knowledgeable and confident in classroom management : Insights from a pilot study 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2017-11)
      The Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning (ITEL) Teacher Knowledge Survey is the first international study to explore the nature, function and development of teachers’ pedagogical knowledge, i.e. what teachers know ...
    • How do teachers teach? : Insights from teachers and students 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2017)
      Almost all mathematics teachers across participating countries use clear and structured teaching practices, according to both teachers and students. A vast majority of teachers also use student-oriented practices and ...
    • How does class size vary around the world? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2012-11)
      In OECD countries, the average class size at the lower secondary level is 23 students, but there are significant differences between countries, ranging from over 32 in Japan and Korea to 19 or below in Estonia, Iceland, ...
    • How does PISA assess science literacy? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2016-11)
      Every three years, in December, it’s PISA time around the world. The education community in participating economies eagerly awaits the latest results from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (coming out ...
    • How does PISA measure students’ ability to collaborate? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2017-10)
      Every three years, PISA measures students’ competencies in science, reading and mathematics. Mastering the core school subjects and applying one’s knowledge to familiar settings, however, is not sufficient to thrive in life. ...
    • How has Internet use changed between 2012 and 2015? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2018-04)
      In the growing world of digital technology everything is about speed: computer processors have doubled their performance every two years for decades; the future 5G mobile phone generation is predicted to be about 100 times ...
    • How has student performance evolved over time? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2015-01)
      Improvement in PISA performance is not related to geography, national wealth or culture. In most cases, the countries that show significant improvement in PISA performance – Brazil, Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Tunisia ...
    • How Has the Global Economic Crisis Affected People with Different Levels of Education? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2012-01)
      Between 2008 and 2009, unemployment rates across OECD countries increased among people at all educational levels, but rose to especially troubling heights among people without an upper secondary education. In 2009, the ...
    • How have schools changed over the past decade? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2015-06)
      The quantity and quality of resources available to schools improved significantly between 2003 and 2012, on average across OECD countries. Greater financial investments in education provided schools with better teaching ...
    • How have teachers’ salaries evolved and how do they compare to those of tertiary-educated workers? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2017-07)
      The combined effects of policy reforms to attract and/or retain teachers, and financial constraints in the context of the economic downturn in 2008 may explain part of the recent trends in teachers’ salaries: decreases in ...
    • How is depression related to education? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2018-03)
      People with higher educational attainment are less likely to report depression than those with lower education attainment. Women are more likely to report having depression than men at all levels of educational attainment, ...
    • How is equity in resource allocation related to student performance? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2014-10)
      How educational resources are allocated is just as important as the amount of resources available. High-performing countries and economies tend to allocate resources more equitably across socio-economically advantaged and ...
    • How is participation in sports related to students’ performance and well-being? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2018-07)
      Sports play a vital role in students’ life. Playing sports on a regular basis can reduce the risks of obesity, anxiety disorders, low self-esteem and bullying among adolescents, and it can help them live a more active and ...
    • How is students’ motivation related to their performance and anxiety? 

      OECD. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, 2019-01)
      In almost all participating education systems, 15-year-old students who report greater motivation to achieve also perform better in the PISA assessment. Students in socio-economically advantaged environments perform better ...