Articles from OECD

The state of education around the world - Findings from Education at a Glance 2021

The OECD’s Education at a Glance 2021 is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world  Today (16 Sept), the @OECD launch Education at a Glance 2021, a flagship report that looks at how the UK compares on a range of educational and employment measures.

The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for vocational education and training: Lessons learnt from OECD countries

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education, like most aspects of our lives. Vocational education and training (VET) systems faced particular challenges, linked to the difficulty of organising practice-oriented learning remotely and the limited availability of work based learning opportunities.

What teenagers think about their futures in work and what actually happens when they go into employment

Thinking about the Future: The links between what teenagers think about their futures in work and what actually happens when they go into employment  At the end of last year, the OECD published Career Ready? How schools can better prepare young people for working life in the era of COVID-19. 

Young people and jobs: What can we do to help in 2021 and beyond?

Looking to the future  The Covid-19 pandemic is not just the worst global healthcare emergency of the last century, it also represents an employment crisis, particularly for young people. In any recession, young people can expect to be disproportionately hit.


Today’s students live in an interconnected, diverse and rapidly changing world. In this complex environment, a student’s ability to understand the world and appreciate the multiple different perspectives they are likely to encounter is key to their success.

The Ufi VocTech Challenge – what does it mean for FE? #VocTechFutures Episode 3

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