OECD Skills Outlook 2021

The OECD Skills Outlook 2021 explores how policies can promote lifelong learning. The report exploits comparative quantitative data to highlight the key role played by socio-emotional and motivational factors in shaping successful engagement with lifelong learning. While such factors are essential to sustain lifelong learning, the pandemic has increased their relevance.

The report key recommendations include: 1) placing learners at the centre of learning to enhance the quality of education and training; 2) a habit of learning is vital if individuals are to acquire the skills and knowledge to navigate changing life circumstances; 3) strong co-ordination among learning providers is needed for developing high quality, inclusive learning.

  • Published by: OECD
  • Year: 2021
  • Languages available: EN, FR
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