Over the last decade, Canada has experienced a substantial increase in the number of individuals participating in post-secondary education (PSE). This trend emphasizes the importance of understanding the pathways leading to PSE enrolment and the competencies that are associated with them.
Against the Odds takes a close look at the resilient students who excel in PISA surveys despite a disadvantaged background.
The OECD Review on Evaluation and Assessment Frameworks for Improving School Outcomes looks at the various components of assessment and evaluation frameworks that countries use to improve student outcomes. These include student assessment, teacher appraisal, school assessment and system evaluati
This paper provides initial reflections on the impact of the economic crisis on education across the OECD area by analysing the OECD educationtoday crisis survey responses of June 2009.
Iboamerica in PISA 2006 focuses on the peformance of eight Iberoamerican countries in PISA 2006: two European countries, Spain and Portugal, and six from Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay.
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This paper describes national circumstances as viewed by the countries themselves while also casting light on their practices. It sets out the policy responses and focuses on the practices of countries and regions and, as far as possible, includes quantitative data or refers to pilot projects.
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Immigrants with low levels of education are at a severe disadvantage in the Dutch labour market compared to their native peers – and this gap is far more pronounced than in the OECD on average.
This page gives details of how to join the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Envinroments, including who is eligible to join.
This report uses recent economic modelling to relate cognitive skills – as measured by PISA and other international instruments – to economic growth, demonstrating that relatively small improvements to labour force skills can largely impact the future well-being of a nation.