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  • 12-November-2013

    English

    Concerted Action Necessary to Address U.S. Adult Skills Challenge, says OECD

    An OECD study published today says the United States should take concerted action to address the adult skills challenge, warning it could progressively fall behind other countries. The study argues that low-skilled populations face a bleak future, creating challenges both to equity and social cohesion.

  • 23-October-2013

    English, PDF, 3,959kb

    AHELO FS Report - Volume 3

    This third volume of the AHELO Feasibility Study Report presents the conclusions from the expert group on the measurement of Value-Added and the Feasibility Study Conference proceedings.

  • 8-October-2013

    English

    Launch of the OECD Survey of Adult Skills

    We have opened a new gold-mine of knowledge that will be crucial for policy-makers to succeed in their efforts to improve education systems and tackle unemployment effectively. Let me share with you some of our main conclusions and recommendations.

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  • 8-October-2013

    English

    Boosting skills essential for tackling joblessness and improving well-being, says OECD

    The low-skilled are more likely than others to be unemployed, have bad health and earn much less, according to the first OECD Survey of Adult Skills. Countries with greater inequality in skills proficiency also have higher income inequality.

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  • 26-September-2013

    English, PDF, 437kb

    A Skills beyond School Review of England. Summary in English.

    A Skills beyond School Review of England. Summary in English.

  • 23-September-2013

    English

    England should expand provision of postsecondary vocational programmes, says OECD

    England should expand the provision of postsecondary vocational training in order to meet the changing needs of students and employers, according to a new OECD report.

  • 23-September-2013

    English, PDF, 4,200kb

    A Skills beyond School Review of England

    A Skills beyond School Review of England. OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training. This book examines vocational education and training programmes in England, including coverage of how they are changing, how they are funded, how they are linked to academic and university programmes and how employers and unions are involved.

  • 19-September-2013

    English, PDF, 2,161kb

    Education Indicators in Focus 15 - How are university students changing?

    This year, more than 23 million people across the OECD and other G20 countries will start university for the first time. They are about to commit themselves to years of study, expecting to gain not just a diploma but also the specific knowledge and skills required to fulfil the needs of their profession and their everyday life.

  • 11-July-2013

    English

    OECD: Postsecondary education key to maintaining global standing of U.S. workforce

    09/07/2013 - The United States should improve postsecondary career and technical training provisions to help students transition smoothly into education programs and the labor market, according to a new OECD report published today.

  • 11-July-2013

    English

    Video: Barbara Ischinger on tackling the global talent gap

    Dr Barbara Ischinger, Director of Education and Skills, OECD, France - Better Skills, Better Lives (Tackling the global talent gap - Global Skills Exchange, Leipzig Germany, 6th July 2013)

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