• 9-February-2012


    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 28-October-2011


    OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Australia 2011

    This book provides, for Australia, an independent analysis of major issues facing its educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches.

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  • 27-September-2011


    Education and design: OECD event to launch Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities, 29 September 2011

    Investments in well-designed, multi-purpose local education facilities serve as a visible commitment to the community and a cost-effective way to revitalise local economies.

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  • 18-August-2011

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    OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Australia

    Evaluation and assessment policies are key in Australia’s national school reform agenda. The Australian approach combines the development of goals, monitoring and reporting at national level with local evaluation and assessment practices shaped by jurisdiction-level school improvement frameworks

  • 28-June-2011


    Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

    Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.

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  • 21-June-2011

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    CELE Report: Standardised Design for Schools: Old solution, new context?

    In some countries today, standardised design is presented as a cost-effective solution, which reduces design and construction costs while producing a range of tried and- tested educational environments that support teaching and learning. Could this be a model for the future? &

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  • 7-April-2011


    Enhancing labour utilisation in a socially inclusive society in Australia

    Australia faces the mutually reinforced challenges of boosting labour supply and promoting social inclusion. Labour underutilisation is especially prevalent among groups such as lone parents, people with disability, and Indigenous Australians.

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  • 10-March-2010

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  • 10-February-2010

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    Self-evaluation report: State of Victoria

    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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  • 22-October-2009


    Action needed to improve quality and relevance of vocational education and training, says OECD

    Learning for Jobs, the initial report of the OECD policy review of vocational education and training, presents a set of policy recommendations to help countries make their vocational systems more responsive to labour market needs and boost economic growth.

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