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In 2008-11, 14 regions in 11 countries underwent the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional Development aiming to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
Young people are likely to be hit hard by rising unemployment as the global downturn continues.
OECD has launched a series of reports in 16 countries including Australia. Each report contains a survey of the main barriers to employment for young people, an assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of existing measures to improve the transition from school to work.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
The Australian education system fares well in international comparison with regards to PISA test scores and the higher education system attracts an increasing number of foreign students. However, a number of challenges need to be addressed.
- Economic Survey of Australia 2008
Interview with Australia regarding their participation in the Engineering strand of the AHELO Feasibility Study.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Australia.
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This is the third in a series of country reports prepared as part of the study on Systemic Innovation in Vocational Education and Training (VET) being conducted by CERI/OECD during 2007-08. It focuses on three case studies of systemic innovation in the Australian VET system.
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Agreement between the isle of man and australia for the exchange of information relating to tax matters
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Downloadable case study by Australia for the OECD publication "The Impact of Culture on Tourism".