Andreas Schleicher is a German-born statistician and researcher in the field of education. He is the Division Head and coordinator of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the OECD Indicators of Education Systems programme (INES).
|Better degrees don't automatically translate into better skills and better jobs and better lives.|
|Despite the characterization of some that teaching is an easy job, with short hours and summers off, the fact is that successful, dedicated teachers in the U.S. work long hours for little pay and, in many cases, insufficient support from their leadership.||Leaders & Leadership ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force|
|The educational institutions of today determine the ecomomies of tomorrow.||Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs|
|The test of truth in life is not whether we can remember what we learned in school, but whether we are prepared for change.||Truth ;Life|
|We no longer live in a world that is neatly divided between rich and well-educated countries, and poor and badly-educated ones.|
|You can spend a lot of money on education, but if you don't spend it wisely, on improving the quality of instruction, you won't get higher student outcomes.||Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Money, Coins & Minting|