Educating for innovative societies

In the framework of its “Innovation Strategy for Education and Training” project, the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation hosted a conference on Educating for Innovative Societies on 26 April 2012 in Paris, at the Auditorium of the OECD Conference Centre.
The objectives of the conference were to: 

• Present the findings of the forthcoming OECD/CERI report on arts education’s role in developing skills for innovation-driven societies; 
• Present and discuss evidence and policies in mathematics and science education that can lead to better skills in thinking and creativity; 
• Present and discuss innovative assessment tools that raise awareness and provide formative and summative feedback on other skills than disciplinary skills.