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
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Over the last fifty years, the People’s Republic of China has, in the face of dramatic social, political and economic challenges, made enormous strides in developing an educational system, from pre-school through post-graduate levels, that attempts to deal with the dual responsibilities of the equity of educational access and the effectiveness and relevance of the teaching-learning process. In the last decade, this education system
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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.
Complex societies and education systems require a sound knowledge base for teachers and policy makers. In contrast to other sectors such as the health sector, there has not been huge scientific progress in the education sector. While education researchers have contributed much to the improved understanding of problems in education, training and learning, they have often been criticized for not producing sufficient knowledge for
Are students well prepared to meet the challenges of the future? Are they able to analyse, reason and communicate their ideas effectively? Do they have the capacity to continue learning throughout life? These are questions that parents, students,...
Students in Finland are among the world's best in terms of reading literacy, while students in Japan, Hong Kong-China and Korea lead in mathematics and science, according to a newly published survey of 15-year-olds in 43 countries. By contrast, s...