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The global crisis led to a smaller increase in the unemployment rate than in most other OECD countries as employment has been sustained through intensive use of reduced working time schemes.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.
This report provides, for the Flemish community of Belgium, an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches.
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Flemish schools enjoy a high degree of autonomy and are free to develop their own educational policies, including curriculum, assessment, certification and any self-evaluation activities.
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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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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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Belgium (Flanders) 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
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
Individual elements in the Belgian tax system affect the growth process through different channels and to a varying degree.