OECD Education Working Papers

Work-based Learning for Youth at Risk
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1993-9019 (online)
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10.1787/19939019
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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° 150   08 Dec 2016
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Work-based Learning for Youth at Risk
Viktória Kis
Work-based learning can provide a bridge into careers and its potential benefits are particularly noticeable for youth at risk – those most likely to face difficulties in accessing jobs and learning opportunities. If this potential is to be fully...
  N° 149   08 Dec 2016
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Measurement Properties of Non-cognitive scales in the Polish Follow-up Study on PIAAC (POSTPIAAC)
Marta Palczyńska, Karolina Świst
There is a growing literature providing evidence that not only cognitive skills but also non-cognitive skills are important for economic and social outcomes. This paper assesses the measurement properties of the Big Five and Grit scales in a large...
  N° 148   22 Nov 2016
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Teaching Strategies for Instructional Quality
Noémie Le Donné, Pablo Fraser, Guillaume Bousquet
This report explores the relationships between mathematics teachers’ teaching strategies and student learning outcomes in eight countries, using information from the TALIS-PISA link database. First, the study seeks to understand the shaping of...
  N° 147   11 Nov 2016
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Regulating Publicly Funded Private Schools
Luka Boeskens
As school choice is an increasingly common feature of OECD education systems, the regulation of publicly funded private schools has become a salient concern for researchers and policy makers alike. Focussing on three areas of regulation – selective...
  N° 146   26 Oct 2016
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Education, Labour Market Experience and Cognitive Skills
Juan Francisco Jimeno, Aitor Lacuesta, Marta Martínez-Matute, Ernesto Villanueva
This paper examines how formal education and experience in the labour market correlate with measures of human capital available in The Survey of Adult Skills, a product of the OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies...
  N° 145   26 Oct 2016
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Ageing and Literacy Skills
Garry Barrett, W. Craig Riddell
This paper examines the relationship between age and literacy using data from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) and The Survey of Adult Skills, a product of the OECD Programme for the...
  N° 144   26 Oct 2016
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"Graduate Jobs" in OECD countries
Golo Henseke, Francis Green
A recurring issue for education policy-makers is the labour market effect of the long-term global mass expansion of higher education, particularly on what is a “graduate job”. The traditional assumption is that graduate jobs are virtually coterminous...
  N° 143   20 Oct 2016
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The Cost and Benefits of Work-based Learning
Samuel Mühlemann
Dual apprenticeship training is increasingly seen as an important educational track that provides youth with the skills necessary for a smooth transition into the labour market. However, providing skills at the workplace rather than at (vocational)...
  N° 142   11 Oct 2016
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Literacy and Numeracy Proficiency in IALS, ALL and PIAAC
Marco Paccagnella
This paper analyses proficiency in literacy and numeracy in the countries that have participated in the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS, administered between 1994 and 1998), the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL, administered...
  N° 141   05 Oct 2016
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High-Quality Teacher Professional Development and Classroom Teaching Practices
Fabian Barrera-Pedemonte
This paper examines the contribution of high-quality teacher professional development (TPD) to the strategies teachers report using to improve students’ learning in the classroom. What was taught in this TPD, and how it was delivered to teachers is...
  N° 140   05 Oct 2016
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A Framework for the Analysis of Student Well-Being in the PISA 2015 Study
Francesca Borgonovi, Judit Pál
In 2015, PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment) asked students to describe their well-being in addition to collecting information on students’ subject-specific skills. This paper provides a comprehensive overview and details the...
  N° 139   07 Sep 2016
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United in Diversity: A Complexity Perspective on the Role of Attainment Targets in Quality Assurance in Flanders
Rien Rouw, Marc Fuster, Tracey Burns, Marlon Brandt
This case study explores the role of attainment targets as a means of systemic quality assurance in Flanders (Belgium), an education system whose governance structures and processes are characterised by high decentralisation and the participation of...
  N° 138   10 Aug 2016
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Conditions and Practices Associated with Teacher Professional Development and Its Impact on Instruction in TALIS 2013
Darleen Opfer
A key lever for improving teaching is provision of effective professional development. This paper uses TALIS 2013 data to consider personal and school-level factors associated with teacher participation in effective professional development and...
  N° 137   07 July 2016
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What Makes a School a Learning Organisation?
Marco Kools, Louise Stoll
What are the characteristics of a school as learning organisation? This paper should be seen as an attempt to work towards a common understanding of the school as learning organisation concept that is both solidly founded in the literature and is...
  N° 136   24 June 2016
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The Neuroscience of Mathematical Cognition and Learning
Chung Yen Looi, Jacqueline Thompson, Beatrix Krause, Roi Cohen Kadosh
The synergistic potential of cognitive neuroscience and education for efficient learning has attracted considerable interest from the general public, teachers, parents, academics and policymakers alike. This review is aimed at providing 1) an...
  N° 135   20 May 2016
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Work, train, win: work-based learning design and management for productivity gains
Viktoria Kis
Realising the potential of work-based learning schemes as a driver of productivity requires careful design and support. The length of work-based learning schemes should be adapted to the profile of productivity gains. A scheme that is too long for a...
  N° 134   05 May 2016
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Returns to ICT Skills
Oliver Falck, Alexandra Heimisch, Simon Wiederhold
How important is mastering information and communication technologies (ICT) in modern labour markets? We present the first evidence on this question, drawing on unique data that provide internationally comparable information on ICT skills in 19...
  N° 133   05 May 2016
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Test-taking engagement in PIAAC
Frank Goldhammer, Thomas Martens, Gabriela Christoph, Oliver Lüdtke
In this study, we investigated how empirical indicators of test-taking engagement can be defined, empirically validated, and used to describe group differences in the context of the Programme of International Assessment of Adult Competences (PIAAC)....
  N° 132   22 Apr 2016
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Age, Ageing and Skills
Marco Paccagnella
This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of the link between age and proficiency in information-processing skills, based on information drawn from the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). The data reveal significant age-related differences in...
  N° 131   14 Apr 2016
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Adults with Low Proficiency in Literacy or Numeracy
Anke Grotlüschen, David Mallows, Stephen Reder, John Sabatini
This paper offers a comprehensive analysis of the information from the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) regarding adults with low literacy and numeracy proficiency. The paper first describes the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of these...
  N° 130   18 Mar 2016
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How teachers teach and students learn
Alfonso Echazarra, Daniel Salinas, Ildefonso Méndez, Vanessa Denis, Giannina Rech
This paper examines how particular teaching and learning strategies are related to student performance on specific PISA test questions, particularly mathematics questions. The report compares teacher-directed instruction and memorisation learning...
  N° 129   21 Mar 2016
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The Impact of Literacy, Numeracy and Computer Skills on Earnings and Employment Outcomes
Marguerita Lane, Gavan Conlon
Using the 2012 PIAAC data, our analysis confirms that there are significantly higher earnings and employment returns to both increasing levels of formally recognised education, and to increasing levels of numeracy, literacy and Information and...
  N° 128   10 Feb 2016
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Budgeting and Accounting in OECD Education Systems
Tala Fakharzadeh
Recent demographic, economic and political trends have drawn attention to the issue of effectiveness and efficiency in the use of resources in the education sector. In the context of the renewed interest for the optimisation of resource use, this...
  N° 127   06 Feb 2016
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Student Learning Time
Anna Gromada, Claire Shewbridge
This paper examines student learning time as a key educational resource. It presents an overview of how different OECD countries allocate instruction time. It also develops a model to understand the effective use of allocated instruction time and...
  N° 126   12 Jan 2016
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PISA For Development Technical Strand A
Ray Adams, John Cresswell
The OECD is planning to enhance existing PISA assessment instruments in reading, mathematics and science so that they will be more suitable to the context of developing countries. The main purpose of this paper is to identify the main technical...
  N° 125   24 Dec 2015
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Learning support staff
Francesc Masdeu Navarro
With learning support staff an increasing part of the school workforce that is assuming more and more teaching related responsibilities, attention has grown as to how their skills and practices can have the greatest impact on students. “Learning...
  N° 124   07 Dec 2015
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Data comparability in the teaching and learning international survey (TALIS) 2008 and 2013
Jia He, Katarzyna Kubacka
This report focuses on data comparability of scale scores in the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS). Valid cross-cultural comparisons of TALIS data are vital in providing input for evidence-based policy making and in promoting the...
  N° 123   13 July 2015
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Adults with low literacy and numeracy skills
Hendrickje Catriona Windisch
Identifying effective policy interventions for adults with low literacy and numeracy skills has become increasingly important. The PIAAC Survey of Adult Skills has revealed that a considerable number of adults in OECD countries possess only limited...
  N° 122   03 July 2015
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Evaluative thinking for successful educational innovation
Lorna Earl, Helen Timperley
In this working paper, Earl and Timperley argue that evaluative thinking is a necessary component of successful innovation and involves more than measurement and quantification. Combining evaluation with innovation requires discipline in the...
  N° 121   10 June 2015
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Fostering social and emotional skills through families, schools and communities
Hiroko Ikesako, Koji Miyamoto
Social and emotional skills, such as perseverance, sociability and self-esteem, help individuals face the challenges of the 21st century and benefit from the opportunities it brings. Policy makers, teachers and parents can help foster these skills by...
  N° 120   27 May 2015
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PISA for development technical strand c
Roy Carr-Hill
The success of PISA since its first survey administration in 2000 has attracted an ever increasing number of participating countries. With an increasingly diverse group of countries, the targeting of the original assessment may be less appropriate...
  N° 119   21 May 2015
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The educational roots of trust
Francesca Borgonovi, Tracey Burns
Trust is important for social and economic well-being, for enhancing social cohesion and strengthening resilience, and for maintaining security and order in our societies. Trust is the foundation upon which social capital is built and it also is...
  N° 118   06 May 2015
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Towards the development of contextual questionnaires for the PISA for development study
J. Douglas Willms, Lucia Tramonte
The aim of this paper is to describe the technical issues to be addressed in enhancing the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) contextual questionnaires instruments for the PISA for Development (PfD) study. We discuss the conceptual...
  N° 117   05 May 2015
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The Efficiency of Secondary Schools in an International Perspective
Tommaso Agasisti, Pablo Zoido
As governments around the world struggle with doing more with less, efficiency analysis climbs to the top of the policy agenda. This paper derives efficiency measures for more than 8,600 schools in 30 countries, using PISA 2012 data and a bootstrap...
  N° 116   21 Apr 2015
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Supporting teachers and schools to promote positive student behaviour in England and Ontario (Canada)
Gabriela Moriconi, Julie Bélanger
This paper presents the findings based on case studies of the educational systems of England and of the Canadian province of Ontario, as part of a research project funded by the Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship Programme.1 This research project aims to...
  N° 115   30 Mar 2015
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Examining school context and its influence on teachers
Bruce Austin, Olusola O. Adesope, Brian F. French, Chad Gotch, Julie Bélanger, Katarzyna Kubacka
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has linked data from the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) of teachers of 15-year-old students with school-level data from the Programme for International Student...
  N° 114   27 Feb 2015
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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...
  N° 113   09 Feb 2015
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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...
  N° 112   30 Jan 2015
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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...
  N° 111   01 Dec 2014
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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...
  N° 110   25 Nov 2014
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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...
  N° 109   17 Nov 2014
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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...
  N° 108   19 Nov 2014
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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...
  N° 107   19 Nov 2014
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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...
  N° 106   03 Nov 2014
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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...
  N° 105   17 Oct 2014
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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...
  N° 104   23 July 2014
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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...
  N° 103   17 June 2014
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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...
  N° 102   27 May 2014
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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...
  N° 101   17 Dec 2013
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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...
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