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In 1959, the University of Oulu, one of Finland's 20 universities, was created 600 km north of Helsinki, the beginning of regional higher education in Finland. Today, its five faculties -- Education, Humanities, Medicine, Science and Technology -...
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Since 1986, the institutional system of quality assessment (QA) in the Netherlands, or "onderwijsvisitaties" has been carried out by the VSNU, an association of Dutch universities consisting of the fourteen institutions of higher education which ...
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Greek universities are constitutionally defined as public institutions and come under the supervision of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs (MNERA). The government determines their creation, structure, and operations. Nation...
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At Toulouse 1, international outreach activities are twofold. The University works in a diversified partnership with several countries in western Europe and north America in the field of education (joint teaching networks and qualifications, exch...
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Universities are finding themselves increasingly beset by pressures from the outside world. They are having to contend with a considerable increase in student enrolment, and this large number of students arriving at the University is being furthe...
The Well-being of Nations: The Role of Human and Social Capital (Overview in Spanish)
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The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of lea...
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Thematic reviews", geared to providing a cross-national perspective on particular themes of common interest and growing importance were begun in 1995. Participating counties, selected so as to cover a range of structures, traditions and circums...
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The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.
This review finds that reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Latvia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990.