In his introductory remarks at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Mr Gurría noted that governments need to address the social and human dimensions of the crisis, which means that recovery plans have to support the most vulnerable and include investing in skills development, education and enhanced training projects.
This conference will present a broad picture of the crisis and its impact on higher education in a transparent and interactive way: trends will be highlighted; case studies will allow in depth analysis; strategies will be shared.
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The world economy is experiencing an economic downturn. GDP growth is slowing down and is expected to be negative in 2009 in the US, Japan, Britain and the Euro area. Unemployment is rising and consumer demand is falling, as the real economy is hit by the consequences of the financial turmoil
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The OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is the most comprehensive international survey of adult skills ever undertaken.
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Die Studie zur Berufsbildung in der Schweiz ist Teil der OECD-Studie zur Berufsbildungspolitik “Learning for Jobs”, die einerseits aus Analysen und andererseits aus individuellen Länderstudien besteht.
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This is the Brochure presenting the work on the Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO)
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Korea is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
Interview with Mrs. Luz-María Nieto-Caraveo regarding the participation of Mexico in the Generic Skills strand and Discipline-specific strand in Economics of the AHELO Feasibility Study.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Switzerland is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
This review gives a brief overview of post-secondary education in Chile and describes its development over the past twenty years. It identifies key directions for policy reform in light of the challenges encountered by officials, communities, enterprises, educators, parents and students.