Switzerland


  • 26-May-2009

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    School students still being held back by gender perceptions, OECD study shows

    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.

  • 31-May-2007

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    Equity in Education Thematic Review Country Analytical Report - Switzerland

    Switzerland invests more than the mean of other countries in education. The most recent international figures available show that, in 2001, taking all levels of education together, it spent USD 8800 for each child at school or adult student. The OECD mean is USD 6200. Between 1995 and 2001, the biggest increases in expenditure went on students at tertiary level. Much of this extra money was needed for the creation of so-called

  • 14-June-2004

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    Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers - Reports on Switzerland

    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 Switzerland, one of 25 countries that took part.

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  • 21-October-2003

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    Reviews of National Policies for Education - Tertiary Education in Switzerland

    OECD reviews of national education policies provide a well-established means for member countries to engage their peers in reviewing their country’s policies. This report was prepared at the invitation of the Swiss authorities. It is divided into two parts: a background report, prepared by the Swiss authorities, and the OECD examiners’ report. The Swiss university system is of a high international standard. It is complemented by a

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