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Vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. How can employers and unions be engaged? How can workbased learning be used? How can teachers and trainers be effectively prepared? How should postsecondary programmes be structured? This country report on the Netherlands looks at these and other questions.
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Not only have the Dutch achieved high levels of education, they also rank among the most skilled.
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.
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This project is organized to make the most of the OECD’s strengths—to provide a framework through which governments can compare experiences, seek responses to tackle common problems, and identify and share good practices.
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Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
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Immigrants with low levels of education are at a severe disadvantage in the Dutch labour market compared to their native peers – and this gap is far more pronounced than in the OECD on average.
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The Self-evaluation report for the City of Rotterdam, Netherlands was prepared by Economic Development Board Rotterdam (EDBR), as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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The Self-evaluation report for the City of Amsterdam, Netherlands was prepared by SEO Economisch Onderzoek in collaboration with a number of higher education institutions in the city, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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.