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Within the Directorate for Education, the Education and Training Policy Division draws together lessons learned and provides constructive policy advice to help countries improve educational outcomes.
PISA 2009 at a Glance is a companion publication to PISA 2009 Results, the six-volume report on the 2009 survey conducted by the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
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This journal addresses issues related to providing a quality educational infrastructure in a cost-effective way. Published in English, French and Spanish.
As fundamental technological and demographic challenges re-shape our economies, the quality of teaching, which is the biggest in-school influence on student learning, is the yardstick for long-term growth, said OECD Secretary-General.
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The information presented in this study is based on countries responses to the OECD VET international questionnaire circulated to countries in August 2007.
Using PISA data from 2006, this report focuses on how 15-year-old students use learning time, both in and out of school.
La educación ha sido una prioridad central para Chile desde hace mucho tiempo y un factor clave para su desarrollo económico. Durante las dos últimas décadas, el país ha hecho un gran esfuerzo por aumentar el número de jóvenes que acceden a la educación superior.
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In Sweden’s highly decentralised education system, evaluation and assessment are crucial to ensure that professionals get the information and feedback they need to improve the quality of their work.
The paper presents an overview of the field of engineering, the typical degrees and engineering occupations associated to the first and second cycle degrees. The paper also discusses the role of learning outcomes and presents the approach used to defining them.