PISA is a survey of students' skills and knowledge as they approach the end of compulsory education. It is not a conventional school test. Rather than examining how well students have learned the school curriculum, it looks at how well prepared they are for life beyond school.
The Second Meeting of the Group of National Experts was designed to share experience, discuss additional research findings, hear about the progress made by other international organisations in the area and discuss the policy evaluation framework to be used for country review
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The Self-evaluation Report for Berlin, Germany was prepared by the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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Following the success of the first three editions, the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE) has recently published its fourth 'Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities'.
Speaking at the education ministerial round table organised by the UNESCO, Angel Gurría underlined that education is the key to addressing the economic and social challenges of our times, including a way to get out of the crisis faster. According to the OECD Secretary-General, the 21st century schools will need to help young individuals to constantly adapt and grow, to develop their capacity and motivation, to expand their horizons
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This OECD publication reviews the current state of education policies for children with special education needs and those with disabilities in Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan.
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This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on the educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (SENDDD).
The CELE international conference "Higher Education Spaces and Places: For Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange", being held jointly with the University of Latvia in Riga, will explore how to create sustainable educational facilities that will meet the needs of future generations.