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Pre-primary education is provided to a high proportion of children in France, despite lower investment per pupil compared with the OECD average. This lower investment is reflected in a higher pupil to teaching staff ratio than in the majority of OECD countries.
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L’école maternelle est ouverte au plus grand nombre en France malgré un investissement par élève moindre par rapport à la moyenne des pays de l’OCDE, ce qui se traduit par un taux d’encadrement (enseignants et auxiliaires d’éducation confondus) plus élevé en France que dans la plupart des pays de l’OCDE.
Investments in well-designed, multi-purpose local education facilities serve as a visible commitment to the community and a cost-effective way to revitalise local economies.
Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.
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This 2009 edition of Education at a Glance includes first results from TALIS, a survey on teacher practices, new analysis of the social benefits of education, new information on long-term unemployment and involuntary part-time work among young adults, and new data on the benefits of education.
In most countries, girls and boys now show similar results in the OECD’s PISA tests of 15-year-olds. But systematic assessment of gender differences shows that students are still being held back by their own gender-related perceptions.
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How might the changing labour market transform higher education ? Expert meeting OCDE/CERI 12-13 Feb. 2007
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The current situation in France is not characterised by the shortage of candidate teachers experienced in some neighbouring countries. However, the age structure of the French population is not favourable in view of the high demand for new teachers to be met in the coming years as a result of the high expected number of retiring teachers. Hence, France will also be faced with the problem studied by the OECD. In fact, four factors will
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Four questions included in the French version of the European Third Community Innovation Survey (CIS3)
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The Université Louis Pasteur comprises 17 separate institutional components (i.e. schools, education/training and research units, an 'observatory' and various institutes), in which some 18 000 students are enrolled. Its human resources consist o...