Digital education for a strong recovery: A forward look

Pushing the frontiers with AI, blockchain, and robots

How might digital technology and notably smart technologies based on artificial intelligence (AI), learning analytics, robotics, and others transform education? This book explores such question. It focuses on how smart technologies currently change education in the classroom and the management of educational organisations and systems. The book delves into beneficial uses of smart technologies such as learning personalisation, supporting students with special learning needs, and blockchain diploma credentialing. It also considers challenges and areas for further research. The findings offer pathways for teachers, policy makers, and educational institutions to digitalise education while optimising equity and inclusivity.

About the team Innovation Strategy for Education and Training

The CERI Innovation Strategy for Education and Training explores new approaches to equip people with the skills required for innovation and to support‌ radical innovation and continuous improvement in education systems.‌‌


Innovation is a driver of growth and well-being. Creating an innovation-friendly ecosystem in education is key to the continuous improvement of education. It includes the nurturing of people’s skills for innovation and also ensuring the main drivers of innovation are active: individual, organisational and system learning.

  • Smart data and digital technology in education: Learning Analytics, AI and Beyond 
  • Fostering and assessing creativity and critical thinking in education 
  • Measuring Innovation in Education

About OECD's work on Education

The OECD's work on education helps individuals and nations to identify and develop the knowledge and skills that drive better jobs and better lives, generate prosperity and promote social inclusion. 

The OECD Education Directorate blog, OECD Education and Skills Today, covers global perspectives on education and skills. It discusses existing and emerging issues in education, including international student performance (PISA), skills for the 21st century, developments in higher education and early childhood learning.