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7-January-2013

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A Skills beyond School Review of Switzerland

This review is one of a series of country reports on postsecondary vocational education and training (VET) in OECD countries, prepared as part of an OECD study. The series includes reviews, (such as this one) involving an in-depth analysis of a country system leading to a set of policy recommendations backed by analysis.

8-February-2008

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Changing School Architecture in Zurich - PEB Exchange, February 2008

The City of Zurich has revised its guidelines for designing school buildings, both new and old. The authors explain what makes up a good school building and provide a set of design recommendations.

31-May-2007

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Equity in Education Thematic Review Country Analytical Report - Switzerland

Switzerland invests more than the mean of other countries in education. The most recent international figures available show that, in 2001, taking all levels of education together, it spent USD 8800 for each child at school or adult student. The OECD mean is USD 6200. Between 1995 and 2001, the biggest increases in expenditure went on students at tertiary level. Much of this extra money was needed for the creation of so-called

10-February-2006

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Sino-Swiss project on "Policy Dialogue on Financing Higher Education and Sustaining the Quality of Mass Education for Lifelong Learning"

As a follow-up to recommendations from the two reviews on China which had an important impact on legislation and policy development in the sector, the OECD is aiming to strengthen the research on tertiary education

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21-October-2003

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Reviews of National Policies for Education - Tertiary Education in Switzerland

OECD reviews of national education policies provide a well-established means for member countries to engage their peers in reviewing their country’s policies. This report was prepared at the invitation of the Swiss authorities. It is divided into two parts: a background report, prepared by the Swiss authorities, and the OECD examiners’ report. The Swiss university system is of a high international standard. It is complemented by a

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1-September-2001

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Thematic Review on Adult Learning - Switzerland: Country Note

The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.

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1-October-1999

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Transition From Initial Education To Working Life - Swiss Country Note

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.

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