Skills gap

U.S. Lags in Basic Skills

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Today, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its inaugural edition of the OECD Skills Outlook dedicated reporting the results of the first round of the Survey of Adult Skills, produced by the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). The survey assessed reading, numeracy and problem-solving skills of 16 to 65 year old adults in 24 developed nations.