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How well can young people read, as they approach the end of their basic education? The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey provides a more complete answer to this question than has previously been possible at an inte...
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This paper will provide an overview of the work being carried out at Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (OECD/CERI) in the field of social exclusion as it applies to children. In particular it will focus on disabled and disadvantaged children and young people since these are the ones who are most likely to be at risk of exclusion and are areas in which the OECD has
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It has almost become a truism that including students with disabilities in mainstream schools is the preferred form of provision. Most countries in Europe have this as their goal and it has been the policy of the European Union for some years. But what is the current situation in relation to this goal for secondary education? This paper will use data gathered by OECD to throw light on this question. The data come from two sources.
The overall purpose of the Activity is to provide policy makers with information and analysis to assist them in formulating and implementing teacher policies leading to quality teaching and learning at the school level.
This paper attempts to position the teaching career within the context of the changing policy paradigm of lifelong learning.
This paper provides an extensive review of the most relevant issues involved in the management of teacher demand and supply at the pre-tertiary level.
All OECD countries now face a demanding new situation for schools. They are seeking to raise standards for all students, quantitatively and qualitatively. The broad aim of "lifelong learning for all" has moved from rhetoric to necessity, implying major shifts of thinking and practice for schools
It is now widely agreed that learning is pivotal in the "knowledge societies" of today and, still more, of tomorrow. It is also widely agreed that schools have a key role to play in laying the foundations for lifelong learning for all of us.
Having developed the Schooling for Tomorrow scenarios in the previous phase, the analytical task is now to operationalise and measure them. This will allow the assessment of where each "system" stands on a cluster of measures that relate to each of the six scenarios.