The OECD Programme on Educational Building and GeoHazards International (GHI) are collaborating to improve safety in schools around the world. GHI is working with the staff of Ludlow Castle School and local New Delhi engineers to provide an earthquake-safe learning environment for this government school’s students. The programme is part of a larger pilot project supported by the governments of India and the United States to build
The authors present nine policy responses to the lifelong learning agenda that countries have adopted and that relate directly to their national qualifications system. They also identify twenty mechanisms, or concrete linkages, between national qualifications systems and lifelong learning goals.
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How might the changing labour market transform higher education ? Expert meeting OCDE/CERI 12-13 Feb. 2007
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In the context of rapid expansion of tertiary education: Is there now ‘over-supply’ of graduates? Is there evidence of ‘over-qualification’ and skill mismatch? Are students studying the ‘right type’ of subjects at tertiary level? In particular, is there a shortage of science and technology graduates? Does the type of institution matter for labour market prospects?
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In April 2005, the Government set up a Globalisation Council, with representation from employers, trade unions, major education and research institutions and companies advising the Government on a strategy for Denmark in the global economy. The council came up with a strategy published in April 2006 containing 350 specific initiatives; two thirds of which concern education, training and research.
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This paper was commissioned by the Education and Training Policy Division in the framework of the Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
This project, supported by 12 countries, aims to explore the causal links between education and major social domains such as health (mental and physical) and civic engagement.
This report addresses the full range of higher education issues, offers recommendations for action within the framework of the government’s ambitions for the sector and suggests policy approaches to developing required additional sources of funding.
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The educational systems of OECD economies continue to grow and with this the total amount of resources dedicated to the total learning effort is reaching unprecedented levels. Are the resources organised and used in a way that fulfills what society intends educational systems to achieve? Do the educational systems provide the right forms and types of learning opportunities? Are the learning opportunities offered at the right time and
This publication reveals a number of interesting examples of innovative programmes using ICT that can increase access to learning by the disadvantaged. The papers show that ICT can be one way -- but by no means the only way -- to improve pathways to learning.