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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.
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This report forms a contribution to the OECD activity on ‘The Role of National Qualifications Systems in Promoting Lifelong Learning’. The activity, which was begun in 2001, is designed to investigate how different national qualifications systems influence the patterns and quality of lifelong learning within countries, and what actions within qualification systems countries can take to promote lifelong learning. It is examining
The OECD project on "Education Development for Disabled and at Risk Students in South Eastern Europe" was started in 2003, in close co-operation with eight education ministries and the Education Reform Initative of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe.
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This background report is one of a series of papers prepared by countries participating in an activity of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), “Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers.” The focus of the country background reports is on the aspects of teacher policy that deal with how to attract, recruit, develop, and retain effective teachers. The report has the following four objectives:
View all information about these case studies, which were carried out to understand how information communications technology relates to educational innovation. See results from the 22 countries that took part.
The PISA 2000 results shook the belief of Danes that theirs was the best education system in the world. Though spending on education in Denmark is high compared to OECD countries, the PISA confirmed that the quality and equity of outcomes are only average.
The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of learning.
This report summarises the important economic and financial challenges that lifelong learning poses. It reviews recent experience with initiatives to facilitate the co-financing of lifelong learning.
Every year, the EFA Global Monitoring Report assesses where the world stands on its commitment to provide a basic education to all children, youth and adults by 2015.Developed by an independent team and published by UNESCO, the report is an authoritative reference that aims to inform, influence and sustain genuine commitment towards education for all.
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Presented at "Taking Fear out of Schools", an International Policy conference co-organised by the OECD, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education and Stavanger University College, (5-8 September 2004, Stavanger, Norway)