Much of the media coverage around PISA focused on the strong performance of Asia’s students, leaving many to wonder why other countries failed to score as high.
Asian economies top OECD's latest PISA survey of global education, underscoring the key role of hard work and quality teaching.
Though gone 50 years ago this week, John F. Kennedy remains an icon of our times. The OECD stands as a living tribute to his legacy.
“To eliminate emissions from fossil fuels in the second half of the century.” This ambitious objective sets the tone of OECD’s contribution to the COP 19 in Warsaw, Poland.
Democracy depends on trust, but many citizens have lost faith in their government’s ability to design and implement fair and effective policies.
In today’s interconnected world economy, corporate behaviour is a complex issue with real social, environmental and economic costs. How can we be sure businesses are behaving?
Over the course of the last decade, Latin America has achieved economic expansion and made significant progress in poverty reduction.
Skills are at the heart of today’s successful economies and key to improving people’s jobs prospects. But are countries meeting the skills challenge? A new OECD survey shows some are falling behind.
Africa’s economy has grown by 5% per year since 2000, but can it sustain this strong performance and benefit more from its abundant resources? Follow the debate at the International Economic Forum on Africa.
Since the turn of the century, the Millennium Development Goals have determined the world’s development agenda. But, as the 2015 deadline for the MDGs draws nearer, how should that agenda evolve?