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Two companion volumes focusing on the improvement of school leadership. Volume 1 provides a range of policy options to help governments improve school leadership. Volume 2 examines measures taken in five countries.
While Austria’s education system has long equipped the Austrian labour force with good vocational skills, it now faces major challenges to provide youth with new, higher and more generic skills.
Stimulating competition, innovation and investment in services and fostering the employment of low-skilled workers would help increase potential output and social cohesion.
Schülerinnen und Schüler an österreichischen Schulen haben in der PISA-Studie zum ersten Mal Ergebnisse signifikant über dem OECD-Durchschnitt erreicht. Im Bereich Naturwissenschaften, dem Schwerpunkt von PISA 2006, erzielten sie durchschnittlich 511 Punkte. Berücksichtigt man die statistische Unsicherheit liegt Österreich damit zwischen Rang 8 und 15 unter den 30 OECD-Ländern. Auch im Bereich Mathematik liegen die Ergebnisse mit 505
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.
This working paper discusses Austria’s innovation performance, its innovation policies, and general framework conditions for innovation and growth.
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This note contrasts key findings for Austria with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Austria.
The purpose of this paper is to quantify the problems resulting from the inadequate coverage of the PISA target population in the Austrian PISA 2000 assessment and to establish adjustments that could be used to correct for this and thus to allow reliable comparisons between the 2000 and 2003 data.