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Skills Matter Click to Access:
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In the wake of the technological revolution that began in the last decades of the 20th century, labour market demand for information-processing and other high-level cognitive and interpersonal skills is growing substantially.
Equations and Inequalities Click to Access:
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More than ever, students need to engage with mathematical concepts, think quantitatively and analytically, and communicate using mathematics. All these skills are central to a young person’s preparedness to tackle problems that arise at work and in...

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Graduation rate Click to Access:
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Graduation rate represents the estimated percentage of people who will graduate from a specific level of education over their lifetime.
The Survey of Adult Skills Click to Access:
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In the wake of the technological revolution that began in the last decades of the 20th century, labour market demand for information-processing and other high-level cognitive and interpersonal skills is growing substantially.
Attainment and labour market outcomes among young tertiary graduates Click to Access:
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Among 25-34 year-olds with a tertiary degree, the proportion of those who obtained at least a master’s or equivalent degree varies from 4% in Chile to 79% in the Slovak Republic. Tertiary attainment also varies across generations: while 49% of tertiary-educated 25-34 year-olds have a bachelor’s...
 
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In 2014, close to 40% of 25-34 year-olds now have a tertiary education, a proportion 15 percentage points larger than that among 55-64 year-olds.
 
 
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