Launched in 2007, this programme of work is designed to help countries to use vocational education and training to meet their labour market needs. It looks in particular at initial programmes of vocational education and training, in vocational schools, colleges and apprenticeships
The OECD Directorate for Education surveyed the impact of the economic recession on education for the first time in June 2009. Responses were received from seventeen OECD member countries, the Flemish Community of Belgian and two Canadian provinces.
This report will be useful for professionals in Santa Catarina as well as their Brazilian and international counterparts.
Governments need to become more effective in matching students’ and workers’ skills to the new needs of markets and having effective teachers that can do the job, according to Angel Gurría.
Education ministers met at the OECD on 4-5 November 2010. They focused on how to foster human and social capital for the benefit of their post-crisis economies and societies.
OECD-CELE is preparing an exceptional publication: the Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities. Sixty projects from 28 countries will be included in it; among these, there are six particularly remarkable ones and one overall outstanding design. Read on..
Esta análise da OCDE apresenta uma breve visão global do setor da educação no Estado de Santa Catarina e das suas recentes evoluções.
Educational policies need to be based on a solid understanding of how effectively economies use their talent pool, and of how better skills will translate into better jobs, higher productivity, and ultimately, better economic and social outcomes, according to Angel Gurría.
This report reviews Chile’s scholarship abroad scheme and provides an overview of best practices for scholarship programmes at the international level. In addition it analyses the design and institutional framework of the Chilean programme and recommends ways to maintain and improve the scheme.
In this article we explore the relationship between education and alcohol consumption. We examine whether the probability of abusing alcohol differs across educational groups.