One of the most striking economic phenomenon of recent years has been the disparity between growth rates across OECD countries. The consequences of this disparity, in terms of differing performances in employment and prosperity, have been a cause of concern both for politicians and for citizens.
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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.
To function and prosper in the learning society, the management of knowledge is becoming a new and crucial challenge for both private companies and public organisations. It is increasingly important for companies and organisations to produce, sha...
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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.
This OECD Ministers conference on youth employment covered policies for transition from full-time education to the labour market for young people.
The appraisal of the substantial investments which are made in educational facilities remains a largely unexplored field of research. Is it possible to develop reliable and effective criteria for evaluation, given the wide range of parameters fro...
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Articles: Providing for Disabled Students: University of Grenoble, France; Designing Schools for the Information Society: Libraries and Resource Centres; Turkey's Basic Education Programme; Improving the Performance of the Higher Education Estate: UK Research; Useful Web Sites for Tertiary Education; Book Reviews: Violence ordinaire by Michel Vuille and Dominique Gros, and NSTA Guide to School Science Facilities by James T. Biehle,
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This paper reviews some of the leading issues concerning school-to-work transitions in advanced economies, drawing on three recent sources: the October 1999 Final Comparative Report of the OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Educa...
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 ...
Available reports from this symposium include strategies for managing educational facilities.