Educational Research and Innovation: Is Education Losing the Race With Technology? AI’S Progress in Maths and Reading

This report follows up an earlier pilot study, collecting expert evaluations of how well artificial intelligence (AI) can do the literacy and numeracy tests of the OECD Survey of Adult Skills of the Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).

Are Students Ready to Take on Environmental Challenges? (PISA)

Are students ready to take on environmental challenges? The current PISA publication discusses this question. The report uses data from PISA 2006 and 2015 assessments when Science was the main assessment domain and from PISA 2018 Global Competence framework. The publication gives insight into the level of awareness of students regarding environmental issues and their willingness to take action. Finally, it discusses how education can better prepare students to face environmental problems.

PIRLS 2021 Encyclopedia Released

This publication provides a profile of reading and language instruction in participating countries and benchmark systems based on their answers to the PIRLS 2021 curriculum questionnaire and their dedicated encyclopedia chapters. Given the relevance of the topic, the encyclopedia also describes the educational challenges and innovations arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

What Does SEA-PLM 2019 Tell us About Child Well-being and Learning in Six Southeast Asian Countries?

The Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM) 2019 is a study developed by UNICEF EAPRO and UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti which informs policymakers and practitioners about the support that children and adolescents need, to excel now and in the future. Quantitative analysis of the SEA-PLM 2019 database, along with investigation of policy implications and promising practices, are presented in this publication.

PISA in Focus: Does the digital world open up an increasing divide in access to print books?

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 July issue points to the concerns about unbalanced access to new types of digital resources between socio-economically advantaged and disadvantaged students.

Who Cares about Using Education Research in Policy and Practice?: Strengthening Research Engagement

This publication provides a first set of analyses of data collected from over 30 systems through an OECD survey. It describes the mechanisms used to facilitate research use in education policy and practice, and the levels of engagement of various actors in these processes.