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Universities and other higher education institutions can play a key role in human capital development and innovation systems. Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic and social development of cities and regions.
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CERI’s Innovation Strategy for Education and Training will host a public conference to present and discuss ways to strengthen education and skills for innovation.
Richard Yelland is Head of the Policy Advice and Implementation Division (PAI) in the Directorate for Education and Skills at the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development).
OECD is preparing a Skills Strategy with the aim of fostering a cross-government, peer-learning approach towards improving the supply of, anticipating the demand for, and optimising the use of skills in the workforce to promote economic growth and social inclusion. It will be available in May 20
The policy profiles focus on issues of quality, and each report tackles a specific theme that was selected by the country reviewed. These reports suggest strengths and point to areas for further reflection on current policy initiatives.
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Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education Guidance from PISA for the Canary Islands, Spain
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Policy pointers: Improving School Leadership Policy and Practice (Full set)
For decades Japan has remained at or near the top of international assessments of student learning; and in the past decade, students in Japan have become more engaged in learning. However, the government aspires to improve learning outcomes even further. Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education: Lessons from PISA for Japan focuses on how Japan is reforming its education system not only to produce better learning
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Since the establishment of self-managing schools in 1989, New Zealand has one of the most devolved school systems in the world. Average student learning outcomes are very good by international comparison even though there are concerns about the proportion of students that are not performing well.