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The governments of OECD countries are collaborating to develop a better understanding of special education and how it can be developed to meet the needs of students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages.
Improving the quality of education is a key policy objective in OECD countries. Major education reforms are underway around the world in response to demands to make lifelong learning opportunities available to all. Education Policy Analysis provides an opportunity to reflect on, and learn from, this rich international experience.
This forum addressed cross-border higher education, and key issues related to quality assurance, accreditation and recognition of qualifications.
OECD reviews of national education policies provide a well-established means for member countries to engage their peers in reviewing their country’s policies. This report was prepared at the invitation of the Swiss authorities. It is divided into two parts: a background report, prepared by the Swiss authorities, and the OECD examiners’ report.
The Swiss university system is of a high international standard. It is complemented by a
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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.
How widespread is student disaffection with school in different education systems? What policies and practices are most effective in fostering students’ sense of belonging and participation in school? These questions are of great concern to educators in many countries, not only because of the interrelationship between student engagement at school and learning outcomes, but also because student engagement represents a valued outcome in
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PEB Exchange (en español), no. 50, Octubre 2003. La revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación.
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Articles: A new educational infrastructure agency for Belgium’s Flemish community; Clicks, bricks and spondulicks – Feature; An industrial building converted into a girls school in Australia; Korea’s school grounds projects; Sierra University in Mexico; An environmentally sustainable development in Australia; An ultra energy-efficient school in Quebec.
The aim of the OECD activity The Role of National Qualifications Systems in Promoting Lifelong Learning is to investigate how qualifications systems influence the volume, distribution and quality of lifelong learning.
Across OECD countries, governments are seeking policies to make education more effective while searching for additional resources to meet the increasing demand for education.
The 2003 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance. It provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of indicators on the performance of education systems that represent