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The future of education and skills. Education 2030 (OECD)

We are facing unprecedented challenges –social, economic and environmental– driven by accelerating globalisation and a faster rate of technological developments. At the same time, those forces are providing us with myriad new oppor- tunities for human advancement. The future is uncertain and we…

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The ABC of Gender Equality in Education. OCDE

To compete successfully in today’s global economy, countries need to develop the potential of all of their citizens. They need to ensure that men and women develop the right skills and opportunities to use them productively. Many countries are working towards achieving gender parity at the…

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The Boys at the Back [US]

[The New York Times, 2-2-2013]   CHRISTINA HOFF SOMMERS Boys score as well as or better than girls on most standardized tests, yet they are far less likely to get good grades, take advanced classes or attend college. Why? A study coming out this week in The Journal of Human Resources gives an…

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La Paradoja de la Igualdad [NO]

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Weird neuroscience: how education hijacked brain research [AU]

[The Conversation, 10 December 2012]   Neuroscience: the word oozes sophistication and intelligence – the very qualities we might want to nurture in our students, our children, our general populace. Maybe that’s why many people involved in education around the world are persuaded…

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