IEA Compass: Female Science and Mathematics Teachers: Better Than They Think?

The 13th issue of IEA Compass brief “Female Science and Mathematics Teachers: Better Than They Think?” explores the relationship between teachers’ gender and students’ mathematics and science achievement, as well as gender differences in science and mathematics teachers’ self-efficacy and its relation to job satisfaction based on IEA’s Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2015 data.

PISA in Focus: Are 15-Year-Olds Prepared to Deal With Fake News and Misinformation?

PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way. May issue focuses on the importance of readers knowing how to distinguish between fact and opinion and learning strategies to detect biased information and malicious content, such as phishing emails or fake news.

Teaching in Focus: What Can Schools and Teachers Do to Help Boys Close the Gap in Reading Performance?

Teaching in Focus policy briefs use data from the OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) to discuss issues relevant to teachers and teacher policies in a concise, user-friendly way. April issue looks at the role of schools and teachers in closing the gap in reading performance among boys and girls.

OECD Preliminary Report on The Situation of School Education During the COVID Pandemic

The OECD – in collaboration with UNCESCO, UNICEF, and The World Bank – conducted a survey on education responses across countries/economies facing the COVID pandemic since 2020, from school closures and remote learning to teacher vaccination and gradual returns to in-class instruction. The data were collected from government authorities between January and February 2021.