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An OECD study of vocational education and training designed to help countries make their systems more responsive to labour market needs. It expands the evidence base, identifies a set of policy options and develops tools to appraise VET policy initiatives.
This report reviews Chile’s scholarship abroad scheme and provides an overview of best practices for scholarship programmes at the international level. In addition it analyses the design and institutional framework of the Chilean programme and recommends ways to maintain and improve the scheme.
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The Austrian VET system has a number of strengths: The dual system has many commendable features, with well-structured apprenticeships that integrate learning in schools and workplace training and youth unemployment rates are low.
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Many strengths are apparent in the Chinese system for vocational education and training in upper secondary schools. The strengths include: The establishment of 9 year schooling with almost all children in China now completing lower secondary education.
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Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions. They analyse how higher education systems impact local and regional development and assist in improving this impact.
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This book represents an independent review of Egypt’s higher education system and focuses on areas in need of attention by policy makers and stakeholders.
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The self evaluation report for the State of Victoria (Australia) was prepared by the Victorian Government Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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This paper describes national circumstances as viewed by the countries themselves while also casting light on their practices. It sets out the policy responses and focuses on the practices of countries and regions and, as far as possible, includes quantitative data or refers to pilot projects.
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The Self-evaluation report for the Galilee, Israel was prepared by the Council for Higher Education of the State of Israel, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.