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  • 4-December-2001

    English

    Knowledge and Skills for Life - First Results from PISA 2000

    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,...

  • 21-November-2001

    English

    Financing Lifelong Learning

    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.

  • 21-November-2001

    English

    Adult Literacy

    The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is designed to assess the current state of the skills of individuals and nations in the new information age.

  • 20-November-2001

    English

    Definition and Selection of Competencies (DeSeCo)

    The importance of knowledge, skills, and competencies to individuals and society is widely accepted among policymakers in OECD countries. At least at the discourse level, a well-educated, knowledgeable, highly qualified citizenry is seen as playing an eminent role in facing the challenges of the present and the future. To date, the major impetus in OECD countries for efforts in the area of key competencies has come from the business

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  • 7-November-2001

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    Disaster management and educational facilities, 7-9 November 2001, Greece

    School buildings were examined on various levels at this seminar, and earthquakes and other natural disasters were considered, along with the latest thinking in these areas.

  • 1-November-2001

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    Thematic Review on Adult Learning - Sweden: Country Note

    The Swedish review visit took place on May 2nd through May 12th, 2000. The members of Steering Group, the authors of the Background Report and the members of the review team can be found in the Annexes 1 and 2 to this document. The review team would like to thank deeply the Pilot Group, theauthors of the Background Report and the persons who during the visit were able to give some information on the specificity and the success factors

  • 24-October-2001

    English

    Transition from Initial Education to Working Life - Home Page

    This activity describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s, and the interaction between the education, labour and social policies that led to successful youth transitions.

  • 22-October-2001

    English

    Learning to Change: ICT in Schools:

    Enormous investments are being made in computers and Internet connectivity for schools. The aim is to provide high-quality learning and teaching and equip young people for the knowledge society. But how are the benefits of this educational invest...

  • 11-October-2001

    English

    What Schools for the Future?

    What will schools look like in the future? What big trends are most influential in shaping education and how might these unfold in coming years? What policy questions need to be tackled today to open up desirable pathways into the future? These a...

  • 8-October-2001

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    Winds of change in Latin America's Higher Education: Fostering and Managing its Transformation

    This seminar in cooperation with the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) will review the forces behind the change, the main trends, and the action programs striving either for transformation or for regional or international convergence and compatibility of HE systems.

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