Author Archives: Kristine L Ming

OECD jobs fear for unqualified youth

25 June 2013 Last updated at 10:13 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent There are calls to make sure that young people have the skills for work The poorly educated are paying the highest price for the financial crisis, says the OECD’s education adviser, Andreas Schleicher. Youngsters without qualifications now face a shrinking...
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Education Minister Andrews resigns

25 June 2013 Last updated at 15:48 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. BBC Wales political editor Betsan Powys explains the reasons behind the resignation Education Minister Leighton Andrews has resigned following a row over his defence of a school which faced closure under his own surplus places policy. Mr Andrews...
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