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Early childhood education and care experienced a surge of policy attention in OECD countries during the 1990s. Women – including mothers of young children - were joining the labour market in ever greater numbers, with a corresponding need for more childcare places and long-day kindergarten. Policy makers recognised that equitable access to quality early childhood education and care could both support the social needs of families and
Who finances educational facilities? What are the criteria used and how are they applied? Each country has its own system; however, the general trends are towards diversification of funding sources and decentralisation of responsibility. This pub...
This paper examines various efficiency and equity aspects related to the skill acquisition of young people and older adults. The analysis suggests that such human capital investment is associated with significant labour-market gains for individ...
This report on education in Albania has been prepared within the framework of the Centre for Co-operation with Non-Members (CCNM) of the OECD as part of its programme of co-operation with the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. The Secretari...
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The level and types of adult education and training in an economy depend on a variety of factors including its political, social and economic structure. This is particularly important in Canada. Canada is a federal state with legislative authority shared by the federal government, ten provincial governments andthree territorial governments. The country is vast, and its population of 31 million is concentrated in a few cities and along
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The OECD endorsed a review of policies for career information, guidance and counselling services in autumn 2000, for career information systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality.
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The methodology of the review involves a number of stages. First, the participating countries were actively involved in the development of a questionnaire designed to cover the issues in which they were interested. They were then responsible for ...
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This report on education in FYROM has been prepared within the framework of the Centre for Co-operation with Non-Members (CCNM) of the OECD as part of its programme of co-operation with the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. The Secretariat...
This regional overview on education in South East Europe has been prepared within the framework of the Centre for Co-operation with Non-Members (CCNM) of the OECD as part of its programme of co-operation with the Stability Pact for South Eastern...