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Educational attainment is an ever more important factor in shaping young people’s life chances. In the OECD countries, upper secondary diplomas have become a minimum for successfully entering the labour market and a basis for further participation in lifelong learning.
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Articles: The National Maritime College of Ireland; Selecting an asset management system for school buildings in Quebec; Energy-efficient renovation of educational buildings; Creating 21st century learning environments.
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The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.
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PEB Exchange (en español) no. 54 - Febrero 2005
La revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación
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The fundamental goal of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) is to shed new light on the twin processes of skill gain and loss. This is achieved through measurement of prose and document literacy of adults for a second time in some countries. Further, the study has extended the range of skills measured by adding problem solving, numeracy and information and communication technology (ICT) skill. This allows one to examine
The first workshop of countries participating in the OECD Thematic Review of Tertirary Education will be hosted by Switzerland and will take place in Berne, on 6-7 June 2005.
For schools and tertiary education: articles in CELE Exchange/PEB Exchange, books and guidelines, experts' meeting report and case studies.
This report looks at the extent to which the schools that students attend make a difference in performance and the relative impact of school climate, school policies and school resources on quality and equity among other things.
School Factors related to Quality and Equity uses the PISA 2000 data to analyse the effect the structure of education systems has on student performance.
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Report produced by the Australian authorities focusing on Australia's performance in PISA 2003
- PISA 2003 Australian National Report Summary