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Articles: A new educational infrastructure agency for Belgium’s Flemish community; Clicks, bricks and spondulicks – Feature; An industrial building converted into a girls school in Australia; Korea’s school grounds projects; Sierra University in Mexico; An environmentally sustainable development in Australia; An ultra energy-efficient school in Quebec.
The aim of the OECD activity The Role of National Qualifications Systems in Promoting Lifelong Learning is to investigate how qualifications systems influence the volume, distribution and quality of lifelong learning.
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Over the last fifty years, the People’s Republic of China has, in the face of dramatic social, political and economic challenges, made enormous strides in developing an educational system, from pre-school through post-graduate levels, that attempts to deal with the dual responsibilities of the equity of educational access and the effectiveness and relevance of the teaching-learning process. In the last decade, this education system
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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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In many developed countries, the landscape of tertiary education has changed dramatically over the past three decades. Many countries have established, or substantially expanded, institutions that are clear alternatives to traditional universities — institutions I call, for lack of any better term, tertiary colleges for those with both academic and occupational programs, and tertiary institutes for those with occupational programs
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Any comparative discussion concerning the integration or inclusion of students with handicaps into education systems requires thought to be given to the types of students who are included under such a heading. The term ‘handicap’ although used widely in French is not popular in other countries where the term ’Special Educational Needs’ (SEN) is more commonly used. However the use of this term complicates the matter even further when
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The OECD endorsed a review of policies for career information, guidance and counselling services in autumn 2000, for career information systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality.
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Articles: The urban complex in Cattolica, Italy; Current concerns for Austrian school facilities; Evaluating school facilities in Portugal; Designing tomorrow's school; Educational facilities in Slovenia; Library environments and organisations: opportunities or constraints?; Designs for learning in the Knowledge Age.
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In many developed countries, the landscape of tertiary education has changed dramatically over the past three decades. Many countries have established, or substantially expanded, institutions that are clear alternatives to traditional universities This paper examines those institutions.
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PEB Exchange (en español) no. 49 - Junio 2003.La revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación.