OECD Skills Outlook 2013

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) promotes policies to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

This first OECD Skills Outlook presents the initial results of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), which evaluates the skills of adults in 24 countries. It provides insights into the availability of some of the key skills and how they are used at work and at home. A major component is the direct assessment of key information-processing skills: literacy, numeracy and problem solving in the context of technology-rich environments.

Specific information about Australia can be found here.

An interesting article about the results can be found here.

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