Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
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This project is organized to make the most of the OECD’s strengths—to provide a framework through which governments can compare experiences, seek responses to tackle common problems, and identify and share good practices.
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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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Austria is part of “Learning for Jobs”, the OECD policy study of VET, a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
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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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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
This international meeting is hosted by the Austrian Ministry of Education and jointly organised by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, and the World Bank (WB).
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.