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This Country Background Report for Iceland was prepared for the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.
The first Forum on the theme of The Challenges for Education in a Global Economy was co-hosted with the Chilean Ministry of Education and was held in Santiago on 24-25 October 2005.
The objectives of the WEI programme are to: explore education indicator methodologies; reach consensus on a set of common policy concerns amenable to cross-national comparison and agree upon a set of key indicators that reflect these concerns; review methods and data collection instruments needed to develop these measures; and set the direction for further developmental work and analysis beyond this initial set of indicators. This
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Articles: Structures for learning in New Zealand; The University of Salamanca’s new campus; School grounds in Austria; An urban renewal school project in Italy; Planning, designing and managing higher education institutions.
This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages. It looks in detail at the students concerned, where they are educated (special schools, special classes or regular classes) and what their level of education is (pre-primary, primary, lower secondary and upper secondary education).
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.
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