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This international Conference on Higher Education is jointly organized by the China National Institute for Educational Research – CNIER and the OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education – IMHE
It will be held in Yingdong Building, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China – 9-11 and 14-15 May 2005 and in Xijing University, Xi'an, China – 12-13 May 2005
Problem Solving for Tomorrow's World – First Measures of Cross Curricular Competencies from PISA 2003 looks at the ability of 15-year-olds to tackle problems in every day life which are not obviously linked to knowledge gained at school.
Apprendre aujourd'hui, réussir demain : Premiers résultats de PISA 2003 présente les premiers résultats du cycle d’évaluation PISA 2003, dont le domaine majeur était la culture mathématique.
How well prepared are young adults to solve the problems that they will encounter in life beyond school, in order to fulfil their goals in work, as citizens and in further learning? For some of life’s challenges, they will need to draw on knowledge and skills learned in particular parts of the school curriculum: for example, to recognise and solve a mathematics-related problem.
Learning for Tomorrow's World – First Results from PISA 2003 presents initial results from the PISA 2003 assessment.
Learning for Tomorrow's World: First results from PISA 2003 presents initial results from the PISA 2003 assessment. The report goes well beyond an examination of the relative standing of countries in mathematics, science and reading. It also looks at a wider range of educational outcomes that include students’ motivation to learn, their beliefs about themselves and their learning strategies.
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This publication addresses the following policy issues: how to widen access to career guidance; ways of improving the quality of career information; ensuring that staff qualifications meet policy objectives; and improving strategic leadership.
Topics covered include the legislative framework; institutional arrangements for research and teaching; budgeting mechanisms; regional and international co-operation including EU policy initiatives; and the impact of brain drain and ageing on human resources.
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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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This activity gathers information about qualification systems in participating countries; examines the impact of different qualification policies on lifelong learning; and helps countries to share know-how and policy experience gained from recent reforms and adjustments of qualification systems.