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Chile has developed rapidly in the past two decades – it has become a strong economy, and a member of the OECD. Despite the global recession, the devastating earthquake and the tsunami, Chile is still one of the most successful economies in Latin America. The total GDP, as well as the GDP per capita, have been increasing; while income inequality and the percentage of poverty among the population have decreased.
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Israel has many different programmes in postsecondary vocational education and training, including practical engineering and technician programmes and vocational courses which are the main focus of this commentary.
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Between 2000 and 2009, total expenditure on educational institutions as a percentage of GDP
rose by 0.88 percentage points from 5.34% to 6.22%; the increase came from both public and
In Colombia, the beginning of a new century has brought with it a palpable feeling of optimism. Colombians and visitors sense that the country’s considerable potential can be realised, and education is rightly seen as crucial to this process. As opportunities expand, Colombians will need new and better skills to respond to new challenges and prospects.
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In many OECD countries, upper secondary attainment is becoming the minimum qualification level.
As a young mother, in relation to my children’s age, and being the ripe old age of 40, I am discovering the daily ritual of education.
The 2012 edition of Education at a Glance enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ educational performance.
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OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training: A Skills beyond School Review of Korea
This OECD report provides an analysis of the higher education sector within the economic, social and political context of the Dominican Republic. It looks at access, quality and relevance, the effectiveness and governance of the system, its financing as well as its research and innovation capacity.
"The OECD Skills Strategy is designed to help countries build better skills policies and turn them into jobs, growth, and better lives." - Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD