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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.
View reports relating to a review of higher education institution support of regional development. These reports focus on Atlantic Canada.
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The focus of the project is on the interaction between HEIs and recognised regions in terms of national administration. It is therefore anticipated that the participants will be HEIs, the regions with which they have some history of joint working, and public authorities responsible for territorial and higher education development at the national and sub-national scale. Ideally the region would include more than one HEI in order to
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This note summarizes the main characteristics of the Canada's education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2006” provides a comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.
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Presented at "Taking Fear out of Schools", an International Policy conference co-organised by the OECD, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education and Stavanger University College, (5-8 September 2004, Stavanger, Norway)
This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View reports on Canada, one of 25 countries that took part.
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In April 2002 the OECD Education Committee launched the major Activity Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers. This is a collaborative project to assist governments design and implement teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. The project is to be concluded in 2004 when the final synthesis report is published.
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The OECD endorsed a review of policies for career information, guidance and counselling services in autumn 2000, for career information systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality.
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This PISA report presents the performance of Québec 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science, and compares them with the results for students from the rest of Canada and 31 other countries.
Results from Canadian schools that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation.