PISA in Focus: What Can We Do to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Students?

PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way. The April issue points to key aspects to consider in providing students with needed opportunities to level the playing field for all students and achieve greater equity in education beyond the exigencies of the pandemic.

Results of the Curricular Analysis of the Fourth Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (ERCE 2019)

ERCE 2019 is a long-term research project focused on the evaluation of learning outcomes among students in Latin America and the Caribbean. Curricular analysis sets forward the visions and trends that precede the COVID-19 pandemic and UNESCO inputs for new perspectives on what children are expected to learn, challenges, and priorities that curricula should take on, especially after the pandemic.

International Handbook of Comparative Large-Scale Studies in Education Published

International Handbook of Comparative Large-Scale Studies in Education provides a comprehensive overview of topics related to International Large-Scale Assessments (ILSA). It includes historical, economic, and policy perspectives, theoretical foundations, methodology, and reviews of findings from analyses of ILSA data.

Teaching in Focus: Building Teachers’ Well-Being From Primary to Upper Secondary Education

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. The December issue provides some glimpses into concrete actions that schools and education systems could take to improve teachers’ well-being and job satisfaction.