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The future of skills: employment in 2030

A key element of this study is quantifying the extent of uncertainty about likely future trends. These uncertainties reflect the challenging task of balancing all the macro trends that might influence the future of work.

The problem solvers: the teachers, the students and the radically disruptive nuns who are leading a global learning movement

The schools and others profiled in this publication are harbingers, early and sometimes faint signals of what education systems worldwide will need to become. This publication is about why education needs to be a dynamic experience, why education systems need to become dynamic to deliver...

What works best in education: the politics of collaborative expertise

This report presents a series of tasks designed to reduce the problem of within-school variability by seeking out and scaling up teacher expertise. Introduction In a previous paper, What Doesn’t Work in Education: The Politics of Distraction, I argued that the aim of schooling is...

What doesn’t work in education: the politics of distraction

This report questions some of the key education reform policies pursued by governments in the last twenty years. Introduction In this report, the first of two linked papers on what doesn’t work in education, and then on what does, I describe the confused jargon and...