The OECD says what is being taught is based on the 20th century model of learning.
There are calls for the Irish education system to be modernised to avoid producing 'second-class robots'.
The OECD says what is being taught in schools is based on the 20th century model of learning and needs to be updated.
Its education division says there is too much focus on transmitting knowledge and not enough opportunities for students to think outside the box.
President of the Irish Second-Level Students' Union, Mountrath's Reuban Murray says many changes need to be made:
The OECD's education division believes Ireland needs to allow students to think more outside the box and to be creative.
Reuban says there are ways to improve the school experience: