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This note summarizes the main characteristics of the UK’s education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2005” provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.
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This is the dissemination conference of the OECD activity: The role of national qualifications systems in promoting lifelong learning. It will take place in Dublin on 20-21 October, 2005. The conference is co-organised by the OECD and the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (acting on behalf of the Irish Department of Education and Science and Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment).
This publication provides policy guidance in an area that has been given little policy priority until recent years. It brings together key lessons from 17 OECD countries, providing evidence on the strategies in place to improve adults’ participation in learning.
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"Making Space: Architecture and Design for Young Children", international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-9 December 2005, organised by Children in Scotland with the support of PEB, the Scottish Executive, The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and Children in Europe.
Report describing the methodology underlying PISA 2003. It presents information on the test and sample design, methodoligies used to analyse PISA 2003 data, technical features of the project and quality control mechanisms.
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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.
Summary of the results of the OECD's Definition and Selection of Competencies (DeSeCo) Project which provides a framework that could guide the longer-term extension of PISA assessments into new competency domains.
The OECD/Canada/Alberta Conference on E-Learning in Post-Secondary Education: Policies, Practices, and Research was held in Calgary, Canada, on 26-28 June, 2005. The conference was jointly organised by the OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Industry Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, and Alberta Advanced Education. It was partly based on a new CERI study, E-Learning in Tertiary
Publication aimed at researchers, providing information required to understand the PISA 2003 database and perform analyses in accordance with the complex methodologies used to collect and process the data.