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.
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.
Australia’s aid volume was USD 2.67 billion in 2007, representing 0.32% of its gross national income (GNI). It has committed to contributing 0.5% of its GNI to official development assistance (ODA) by 2015/16.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.