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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.
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This Country Background Report for Chile was prepared by Daniel Uribe and Juan Salamanca of the Higher Education Division at the Ministry of Education of Chile as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.
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This note contrasts key findings for the partner country Chile with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.
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.
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This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends. <
The first Forum on the theme of The Challenges for Education in a Global Economy was co-hosted with the Chilean Ministry of Education and was held in Santiago on 24-25 October 2005.
Education has been a central priority for Chile since the return of a democratic government in 1990. Thanks to a sustained economic growth and a commitment to increasing public investment in education, Chile has made a number of key improvements to the education system during this period. A recent reform ensures twelve years of free and compulsory schooling for all Chilean children. Enrolment in secondary education has expanded
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Chile has experienced major political, economic and social changes in the last three decades. Three democratic governments led by the same political coalition (Concertación de Partidos por la Democracia) have taken the reins of the country since 1990 after 17 years of an authoritarian military government.
The military government (1973-1990) carried out a reform program of the school system in Chile aiming to decentralize its
The OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE) promotes the exchange and analysis of policy, research and experience in all matters related to educational building.