There can be no doubt that the amount of fake news, the language of propaganda, the selective use of statistics and what can only be called actual lies, are a problem for education professionals. Every part of the education chain is facing the same core issue: ensuring that learners are equipped to critically evaluate the…

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The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development’s education director has said that schools should teach young people about how to identify ‘fake news’ as he plans to include questions about “global competencies” in the next round of international Pisa tests. The OECD is committed to developing global policies that help to improve social and economic…

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