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OECD Education Director questioned on role of technology in the classroom

26 February 2019

The Education Committee continues its inquiry into the fourth industrial revolution questioning Andreas Schleicher, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Education Director.

Witness

Tuesday 26 February, Committee Room, Palace of Westminster 

At 10am

  • Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Purpose of the session

Andreas Schleicher, a leading expert on global education trends, brings an international perspective to questions about the challenges and opportunities of the fourth industrial revolution in the UK. Questions during the session are likely to focus on how different countries are meeting the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution and how curriculum and assessment can prepare for it in terms of developing in-depth subject knowledge as well as skills such as problem solving, creativity and communication. 
 
The session is also likely to examine the role of technology in the classroom and the OECD Education 2030: The Future of Education and Skills project.

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