School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools.
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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
The synthesis report compares the country reports of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia using the following guidelines: existing legal frameworks, scope of policy development, statistics and indicators, teacher training, involvement of parents, pedagogical concepts, curriculum development and school organisation. It underlines the fact that the analysed
There is a growing awareness that one-size-fits-all approaches to school knowledge and organisation are ill-adapted both to individuals’ needs and to the knowledge society at large. To move beyond uniform, mass provision can be described as “personalisation” of education and of public services more widely. The significance of this shift is described by leading expert Professor David Hopkins in his introduction to this volume: The
As a follow-up to recommendations from the two reviews on China which had an important impact on legislation and policy development in the sector, the OECD is aiming to strengthen the research on tertiary education
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This Country Background Report for Finland was prepared by the Finnish Ministry of Education as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.
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Articles: Evaluating quality in educational facilities; The Mawson Centre in Australia - access for all to education services; Ireland's refurbished St. John's Central College; Progress on evaluating school buildings in Scotland.
Information and communication technology (ICT) is associated with unprecedented global flows of information, products, people, capital and ideas, connecting vast networks of individuals across geographic boundaries at negligible marginal cost.
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Report by the Danish Technological Institute on three international surveys among school-aged children : OECD-PISA, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS).
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.