In most countries, girls and boys now show similar results in the OECD’s PISA tests of 15-year-olds. But systematic assessment of gender differences shows that students are still being held back by their own gender-related perceptions.
Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.
The final conference of the Improving School Leadership activity was organised jointly by the OECD and the Danish Ministry of Education. The discussion focused on policy options to improve school leadership for enhanced school outcomes.
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This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends
The PISA 2000 results shook the belief of Danes that theirs was the best education system in the world. Though spending on education in Denmark is high compared to OECD countries, the PISA confirmed that the quality and equity of outcomes are only average.
This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View reports on Denmark, one of 25 countries that took part.
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This PISA report presents the performance of Denmark 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science, and compares them with the results for students from 31 other countries.
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 ...