• 21-May-2012


    OECD launches Skills Strategy to boost jobs and growth

    The OECD has launched its Skills Strategy to help governments build economic resilience, boost employment and reinforce social cohesion. Despite the pressure on public finances, spending on education and skills is an investment for the future and must be a priority.

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  • 9-February-2012


    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 27-September-2011


    Education and design: OECD event to launch Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities, 29 September 2011

    Investments in well-designed, multi-purpose local education facilities serve as a visible commitment to the community and a cost-effective way to revitalise local economies.

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  • 21-June-2011

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    CELE Report: Standardised Design for Schools: Old solution, new context?

    In some countries today, standardised design is presented as a cost-effective solution, which reduces design and construction costs while producing a range of tried and- tested educational environments that support teaching and learning. Could this be a model for the future? &

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  • 26-January-2005

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    The Role of National Qualifications Systems in Promoting Lifelong Learning - Background Report for Australia

    This activity gathers information about qualification systems in participating countries; examines the impact of different qualification policies on lifelong learning; and helps countries to share know-how and policy experience gained from recent reforms and adjustments of qualification systems.

  • 29-October-2004

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    "Guiding Framework for Policy Approaches to School Bullying and Violence" - Australia

    Presented at "Taking Fear out of Schools", an International Policy conference co-organised by the OECD, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education and Stavanger University College, (5-8 September 2004, Stavanger, Norway)

  • 17-November-1999


    Inclusive Education at Work: Students with Disabilities in Mainstream Schools

    The rights of students with disabilities to be educated in their local mainstream school is becoming more and more accepted in most countries, and many reforms are being put in place to achieve this goal. Further, there is no reason to segregate ...

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  • 1-March-1997

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    Transition From Initial Education To Working Life - Background Report - Australia

    The OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Education to Working Life describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s.