OECD Education Working Papers

Skills and Wage Inequality
1993-9019 (online)
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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected studies drawing on the work of the OECD Directorate for Education. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language (English or French) with a short summary available in the other.
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  N° 114   27 Feb 2015 Click to Access: 
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Skills and Wage Inequality
Marco Paccagnella
This paper exploits data from the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) to shed light on the link between measured cognitive skills (proficiency), (formal) educational attainment and labour market outcomes. After presenting descriptive statistics on the degree of dispersion in the distributions of...
  N° 113   09 Feb 2015 Click to Access: 
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Reforming Education Governance Through Local Capacity-building
Marius Busemeyer, Janis Vossiek
This report is an assessment of the programme "Lernen vor Ort" [LvO – "Learning Locally"] initiated by the German federal government in order to support the development of local governance structures in education. LvO ran between 2009 and 2014 in about 40 participating local governments, which...
  N° 112   30 Jan 2015 Click to Access: 
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Student Behaviour and Use of Class Time in Brazil, Chile and Mexico
Gabriela Moriconi, Julie Bélanger
Teachers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico report having high percentages of students with behavioural problems in their classes. Especially in Brazil, teachers report spending large amounts of time keeping order in the classroom. Besides potentially significantly reducing instructional time and...
  N° 111   01 Dec 2014 Click to Access: 
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Implementation of a New School Supervision System in Poland
Grzegorz Mazurkiewicz, Bartłomiej Walczak, Marcin Jewdokimow
This case study explores the strategies, processes and outcomes of an education reform in Poland which was introduced in 2009 and substantively changed the school inspection system. Its analysis looks in particular at the co-operation between the central and the local level throughout the...
  N° 110   25 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
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Fostering and Measuring Skills
Tim Kautz, James J. Heckman, Ron Diris, Bas ter Weel, Lex Borghans
IQ tests and achievement tests do not capture non-cognitive skills — personality traits, goals, character and motivations that are valued in the labour market, in school and elsewhere. For many outcomes, their predictive power rivals or exceeds that of cognitive skills. Skills are stable across...
  N° 109   17 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
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Steering from the Centre: New Modes of Governance in Multi-level Education Systems
Harald Wilkoszewski, Eli Sundby
The governance of complex, decentralised, multi-level education systems poses two fundamental questions for both policy- and research discussions: What are innovative contemporary governance strategies for the central level in education systems? How can these approaches be described and...
  N° 108   19 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
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Trust: What it is and Why it Matters for Governance and Education
Lucie Cerna
Trust is indispensable for social and economic relations; it is the glue that holds organisations together and appears to work somehow mysteriously. Overall, trust is a ubiquitous ingredient in policymaking and implementation across many governance systems including education, whether it...
  N° 107   19 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
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Report on Social Desirability, Midpoint and Extreme Responding in TALIS 2013
Fons J. R. Van de Vijver, Jia He
This paper investigated the effects of response styles in cross-cultural contexts. The authors used data on social desirability, extreme and midpoint responding, and the scale scores of 17 constructs related to the teaching profession, which were collected from 76,887 teachers in 18 countries...
  N° 106   03 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
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School Size Policies
Macarena Ares Abalde
Recent demographic, economic and political trends have placed the issue of school size at the heart of school effectiveness and efficiency discussions. The subject of school size is particularly salient in remote and rural areas where the viability of small schools has been questioned. In spite...
  N° 105   17 Oct 2014 Click to Access: 
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How Closely is the Distribution of Skills Related to Countries' Overall Level of Social Inequality and Economic Prosperity?
Dirk Van Damme
A country’s level of human capital – the knowledge and skills in the population – has a strong bearing on its economic potential for growth and prosperity. On the other hand, its level of social inequality might prevent prosperity to be shared in equitable ways across the population. This...
  N° 104   23 July 2014 Click to Access: 
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Shifting Responsibilities - 20 Years of Education Devolution in Sweden
Patrick Blanchenay, Tracey Burns, Florian Köster
This case study examines the consequences of important education decentralisation reforms that took place in Sweden in the early 1990s. The sudden shift away from a traditionally centralised education system towards a decentralised one meant that municipalities had to quickly accommodate new...
  N° 103   17 June 2014 Click to Access: 
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Evaluating Measurement Invariance of TALIS 2013 Complex Scales
Deana Desa
This paper evaluates measurement invariance of complex scales from a social survey using both a continuous approach and a categorical approach to help inform future decisions in choosing the most appropriate methods to perform the validation of complex scales. In particular, continuous...
  N° 102   27 May 2014 Click to Access: 
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Comparison of PIAAC and PISA Frameworks for Numeracy and Mathematical Literacy
Iddo Gal, Dave Tout
This paper describes key aspects of the frameworks for the assessment of adult numeracy and mathematical literacy in PIAAC and PISA, which are OECD two flagship programs for international comparative assessment of competencies. The paper examines commonalities and differences in how the...
  N° 101   17 Dec 2013 Click to Access: 
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Returns to Skills Around the World
Eric A Hanushek, Guido Schwerdt, Simon Wiederhold, Ludger Woessmann
Existing estimates of the labor-market returns to human capital give a distorted picture of the role of skills across different economies. International comparisons of earnings analyses rely almost exclusively on school attainment measures of human capital, and evidence incorporating direct...
  N° 100   16 Jan 2014 Click to Access: 
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Promoting Skills for Innovation in Higher Education
Sabine Hoidn, Kiira Kärkkäinen
Higher education plays an important role in providing people with skills for innovation, but a number of important questions remain as to what kind of higher education teaching can be conducive to the strengthening of skills for innovation. This report aims to shed light on this issue by...
  N° 99   18 Dec 2013 Click to Access: 
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Learning Standards, Teaching Standards and Standards for School Principals
Centre of Study for Policies and Practices in Education (CEPPE), Chile
This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected studies drawing on the work of the OECD Directorate for Education. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language (English or French)...
  N° 98   13 Dec 2013 Click to Access: 
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Coping with Very Weak Primary Schools: Towards Smart Interventions in Dutch Education Policy
Mark van Twist, Martijn van der Steen, Marieke Kleiboer, Jorren Scherpenisse, Henno Theisens
This case study looks at the effectiveness of policy instruments aimed at reducing the number of underperforming primary schools in a system with a long tradition of school autonomy. It reviews relevant Dutch policy developments in education since 1998 and provides an in-depth analysis of five...
  N° 97   13 Dec 2013 Click to Access: 
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Balancing Trust and Accountability? The Assessment for Learning Programme in Norway
Therese Hopfenbeck, Astrid Tolo, Teresa Florez, Yasmine El Masri
This report explores the development of implementation strategies used to enhance the programme "Assessment for Learning – 2010-2014" in Norwegian schools. Norway’s educational governance is highly decentralised, with 428 municipalities and 19 counties responsible for implementing...
  N° 96   12 Dec 2013 Click to Access: 
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The Simple, the Complicated, and the Complex: Educational Reform Through the Lens of Complexity Theory
Sean Snyder
This paper explores the nature of complexity theory and its applications for educational reform. It briefly explains the history of complexity theory and identifies the key concepts of complex adaptive systems, and then moves on to define the differences between simple, complicated, and...
  N° 95   06 Jan 2014 Click to Access: 
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Schooling Matters
William H. Schmidt, Pablo Zoido, Leland Cogan
Many international comparisons of education over the past 50 years have included some measure of students’ opportunity to learn (OTL) in their schooling. Results have typically confirmed the common sense notion that a student’s exposure in school to the assessed concepts, operationalized in...
  N° 94   04 Nov 2013 Click to Access: 
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Learning Study
Eric C.K. Cheng, Mun Ling Lo
Learning Study is a collaborative, action-research approach to improve the effectiveness of student learning by enhancing the professional competence of teachers. This is achieved through the collaborative construction of the pedagogical content knowledge enabling them better to teach...
  N° 93   20 Aug 2013 Click to Access: 
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PISA in Low and Middle Income Countries
Simone Bloem
This paper explores the participation of low- and middle-income countries in OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). It provides a detailed description of partner countries’ participation across PISA rounds and the challenges faced by low- and middle-income partner...
  N° 92   14 May 2013 Click to Access: 
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Understanding School Building Policy and Practice in Belgium's Flemish Community
Geert Leemans, Hannah von Ahlefeld
This paper describes a conceptual framework that can be used to interpret the general policy issues driving the design, construction, maintenance and evaluation of school buildings in Belgium’s Flemish Community. Within the context of this framework, eight policy challenges relating to the...
  N° 91   17 Apr 2013 Click to Access: 
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Sparking Innovation in STEM Education with Technology and Collaboration
Kiira Kärkkäinen, Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin
This report highlights innovative technology-supported pedagogic models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, explores what to expect from collaboration in a designed network, and, thereafter, sketches lessons for promoting educational innovation through...
  N° 90   29 Mar 2013 Click to Access: 
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Review of the Italian Strategy for Digital Schools
Francesco Avvisati, Sara Hennessy, Robert B. Kozma, Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin
The Italian Ministry of Education launched in 2007 a National Plan for Digital Schools (Piano Nazionale Scuola Digitale) to mainstream Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Italian classrooms and use technology as a catalyser of innovation in Italian education, hopefully conducing...
  N° 89   27 Mar 2013 Click to Access: 
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Learning from International Experiences with Interactive Whiteboards
Sara Hennessy, Laura London
This paper describes teacher strategies and experiences with interactive whiteboards (IWBs) and draws on the published research in this area to understand how a systemic approach to technology-based innovations in schools can contribute to quality education for all. It explores ways to support...
  N° 88   19 Feb 2013 Click to Access: 
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Monitoring Adult Learning Policies
Anna Borkowsky
The main task of the Working Group on Adult Learning of the INES Labour Market, Economic and Social Outcomes network is the development of indicators on Adult Learning for publication in the annual volume "Education at a Glance" of the OECD. As part of this task, a list of 18 policy...
  N° 87   10 May 2013 Click to Access: 
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Analysis of the Predictive Power of PISA Test Items
Maciej Jakubowski
The predictive power of the PISA test items for future student success is examined based on data from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) for the PISA 2003 cohort. This working paper analyses how students’ responses to mathematics and problem-solving items in PISA 2003 are...
  N° 86   10 Jan 2013 Click to Access: 
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Progression in Student Creativity in School
Bill Lucas, Guy Claxton, Ellen Spencer
Creativity is widely accepted as being an important outcome of schooling. Yet there are many different views about what it is, how best it can be cultivated in young people and whether or how it should be assessed. And in many national curricula creativity is only implicitly acknowledged and...
  N° 85   10 Oct 2012 Click to Access: 
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Looking Beyond the Numbers: Stakeholders and Multiple School Accountability
Edith Hooge, Tracey Burns, Harald Wilkoszewski
How to hold autonomous schools and school governing boards accountable for their decisions and performance has become a particularly pressing question for central governments in many OECD countries. Increasing complexity in education systems has led to a greater degree of freedom in...
  N° 84   03 Oct 2012 Click to Access: 
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Business-Driven Innovation: Is it Making a Difference in Education?
Dominique Foray, Julio Raffo
This paper analyses business-driven innovation in education by looking at education-related patents. It first draws a picture of the challenges for innovation in the formal education sector, which suffers from a poor knowledge ecology: science is hardly linked to core teaching and...
  N° 83   04 Sep 2012 Click to Access: 
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Assessment for Qualification and Certification in Upper Secondary Education
Stefanie Dufaux
Within the policy field of student assessment, the assessment of students for qualification and certification in upper secondary education has special importance since key decisions for the progression of students may be taken on the basis of assessment results. Students in most OECD countries...
  N° 82   17 Aug 2012 Click to Access: 
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Bringing About Curriculum Innovations
Kiira Kärkkäinen
Different implicit approaches to promoting innovation in education can be explored through the decision making of curriculum – reflecting what is taught to students and how the students are taught. Are innovations in curriculum expected to derive from centrally driven processes? Or has much...
  N° 81   26 June 2012 Click to Access: 
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Hybrid Learning Environments
Ilya Zitter, Aimée Hoeve
This paper deals with the problematic nature of the transition between education and the workplace. A smooth transition between education and the workplace requires learners to develop an integrated knowledge base, but this is problematic as most educational programmes offer knowledge and...
  N° 80   20 June 2012 Click to Access: 
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Subsidies and Levies as Policy Instruments to Encourage Employer-Provided Training
Normann Müller, Friederike Behringer
This paper provides an overview of the available information concerning selected policy instruments intended to promote employer-provided training, including the stated rationale and objectives, the target groups and operational design as well as a at a summary of the evaluative evidence...
  N° 79   14 June 2012 Click to Access: 
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Innovative Research-Based Approaches to Learning and Teaching
Gesa Sonja Elsa van den Broek
Building on an earlier 2008 summary prepared for OECD by Marlene Scardamalia and Carl Bereiter, this paper by Gesa S. E. van den Broek provides a more extensive discussion of approaches described as "research based innovation." Fostering Communities of Learning is a constructivist approach in...
  N° 78   12 June 2012 Click to Access: 
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Statistical Matching of PISA 2009 and TALIS 2008 Data in Iceland
David Kaplan, Alyn Turner
The OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) constitute two of the largest ongoing international student and teacher surveys presently underway. Data generated from these surveys offer researchers and policy-makers...
  N° 77   11 May 2012 Click to Access: 
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Immigrant Status and Secondary School Performance as Determinants of Post-Secondary Participation
Garnett Picot
This working paper seeks to explore the reasons why educational attainment in the immigrant population varies between North America and Europe. Specifically, the examples of Canada and Switzerland are used as Canada has an immigrant population with a typically higher rate of post-secondary...
  N° 76   25 June 2012 Click to Access: 
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Open Educational Resources
Jan Hylén, Dirk Van Damme, Fred Mulder, Susan D’Antoni
OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) has worked on Open Educational Resources (OER) in the past, which led to the publication Giving Knowledge for Free – the Emergence of Open Educational Resources (2007). This working paper thus builds on exploratory and forward-looking...
  N° 75   02 May 2012 Click to Access: 
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Immigrant Children's Age at Arrival and Assessment Results
Anthony Heath, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen
While a number of single-country studies have been done to explore whether or not there is a "critical age" at which the arrival in a new country becomes a steep disadvantage to the immigrant student, this study aims to determine whether the steepness of the age-at-arrival/test score profile...
  N° 74   03 May 2012 Click to Access: 
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School Funding Formulas
Mihály Fazekas
This study provides a literature review on school funding formulas across OECD countries. It looks at three salient questions from a comparative perspective: i) What kind of school formula funding schemes exist and how are they used, particularly for promoting the needs of socially...
  N° 73   07 May 2012 Click to Access: 
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Parental Involvement in Selected PISA Countries and Economies
Francesca Borgonovi, Guillermo Montt
Studies have highlighted the beneficial effects of parental involvement in children’s educational lives. Few studies, however, analyse parental involvement in a cross-national perspective and few evaluate a wide array of forms of involvement. In 2009, 14 countries and economies implemented the...
  N° 72   27 Mar 2012 Click to Access: 
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Ageing and Skills
Richard Desjardins, Arne Jonas Warnke
The relationship between ageing and skills is becoming an important policy issue, not least in the context of population ageing. Data from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will potentially add considerably to the understanding of the relationship...
  N° 71   22 Feb 2012 Click to Access: 
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The Policy Impact of PISA
Simon Breakspear
Little research has been done into how the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) affect national educational reform and policy-making. This paper examines the normative impact of PISA by investigating how, and the extent to which , national policy actors use PISA...
  N° 70   02 Mar 2012 Click to Access: 
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Guidelines for Quality Provision in Cross-Border Higher Education
Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, Sebastian Pfotenhauer
The Guidelines for Quality Provision in Cross-border Higher Education were developed and adopted to support and encourage international cooperation and enhance the understanding of the importance of quality provision in cross-border higher education. The purposes of the Guidelines are to...
  N° 69   14 Feb 2012 Click to Access: 
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Technical Feasibility of Reporting YITS 2010 Skill Assessment Results on the PISA 2000 Reading Scale
Fernando Cartwright
This study examines the feasibility of reporting scores of a test based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2000 instrument that was administered to a sample of 25-year-old Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) respondents on the PISA scale. Each of these respondents also...
  N° 68   08 Feb 2012 Click to Access: 
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A Literature Review of School Practices to Overcome School Failure
Brenton Faubert
This working paper was prepared as part of the OECD thematic review Overcoming School Failure: Policies that Work, www.oecd.org/edu/equity. The project provides evidence on the policies that are effective to reduce school failure by improving low attainment and reducing dropout, and proactively...
  N° 67   08 Feb 2012 Click to Access: 
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Exploring the Complex Interaction Between Governance and Knowledge in Education
Mihály Fazekas, Tracey Burns
Governments in all OECD countries are facing the challenge of governing increasingly complex education systems. There is a growing need for governance structures that can handle this complexity and which can provide actors with the knowledge they need to make decisions. This working paper asks...
  N° 66   31 Jan 2012 Click to Access: 
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School Choice and Equity
Pauline Musset
This report discusses the most relevant issues concerning school choice schemes, and how they intertwine with equity considerations, through a literature review and analysis of the effects different types of school choice programmes have on equity. In the last 25 years, more than two-thirds of...
  N° 65   11 Oct 2011 Click to Access: 
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Student Standardised Testing
Allison Morris
This report discusses the most relevant issues concerning student standardised testing in which there are no-stakes for students ("standardised testing") through a literature review and a review of the trends in standardised testing in OECD countries. Unlike standardised tests in which there...
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