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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

  • 1-October-2003

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    Student Engagement at School: A Sense of Belonging and Participation: Results from PISA 2000

    How widespread is student disaffection with school in different education systems? What policies and practices are most effective in fostering students’ sense of belonging and participation in school? These questions are of great concern to educators in many countries, not only because of the interrelationship between student engagement at school and learning outcomes, but also because student engagement represents a valued outcome in

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  • 3-July-2003

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    Literacy Skills for the World of Tomorrow: Further Results from PISA 2000

    Are students well prepared to meet the challenges of the future? Are they able to analyse, reason and communicate their ideas effectively? Do they have the capacity to continue learning throughout life? These are questions that parents, students,...

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  • 11-June-2003

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    Networks of Innovation: Towards New Models for Managing Schools and Systems

    OECD countries are increasingly referred to as "network societies". This brings to the fore questions about educational networks: to what extent can they replace cumbersome bureaucracies as forms of management and as sources of innovation and pro...

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  • 2-June-2003

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    Aspects of the Integration of Handicapped and Disadvantaged Students into Education. Evidence from Quantitative and Qualitative Data.

    Any comparative discussion concerning the integration or inclusion of students with handicaps into education systems requires thought to be given to the types of students who are included under such a heading. The term ‘handicap’ although used widely in French is not popular in other countries where the term ’Special Educational Needs’ (SEN) is more commonly used. However the use of this term complicates the matter even further when

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  • 1-January-2003

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  • 15-November-2002

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    Education Policy Analysis: 2002 Edition

    To meet a continuing growth in demand for learning, OECD countries seek to provide a wider array of education and training opportunities for learners in their earliest years through adult life. There are also pressures to ensure that resources ar...

  • 15-November-2002

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    Reading for Change: Performance and Engagement across Countries: Results from PISA 2000

    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...

  • 22-July-2002

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    Early Childhood Education and Care Country Profiles - United States

    Early childhood education and care experienced a surge of policy attention in OECD countries during the 1990s. Women – including mothers of young children - were joining the labour market in ever greater numbers, with a corresponding need for more childcare places and long-day kindergarten. Policy makers recognised that equitable access to quality early childhood education and care could both support the social needs of families and

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  • 15-July-2002

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    Thematic Review of National Policies for Education - Albania

    This report on education in Albania has been prepared within the framework of the Centre for Co-operation with Non-Members (CCNM) of the OECD as part of its programme of co-operation with the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. The Secretari...

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