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
The OECD/Canada/Alberta Conference on E-Learning in Post-Secondary Education: Policies, Practices, and Research was held in Calgary, Canada, on 26-28 June, 2005. The conference was jointly organised by the OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Industry Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, and Alberta Advanced Education. It was partly based on a new CERI study, E-Learning in Tertiary
Major education reforms are under way around the world in response to the demands of making lifelong learning opportunities available to all. The 2004 edition also includes a summary of recent major education policy changes across a wide range of fields in OECD countries.
Formative assessment – the frequent assessments of student progress to identify learning needs and shape teaching – has become a prominent issue in education reform.
Technology transfer experts from OECD and Russian universities, international organisations, governments, business and finance, explored issues on technology commercialisation and the development and financing of entrepreneurship at Russian universities.
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This background report is one of a series of papers prepared by countries participating in an activity of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), “Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers.” The focus of the country background reports is on the aspects of teacher policy that deal with how to attract, recruit, develop, and retain effective teachers. The report has the following four objectives:
View all information about these case studies, which were carried out to understand how information communications technology relates to educational innovation. See results from the 22 countries that took part.
This seminar included workshops: mobilising and using diverse sources of funding; labour market and the development of higher education, and the role of higher education in strategies for regional development.
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E-learning is becoming increasingly prominent in tertiary education, with universities increasing provision and more students signing up. But is it actually changing the way universities teach and students learn?