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OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría emphasised the importance of vocational training and education, and highlighted the OECD’s role in developing policies and identifying best practices in these areas.
Teaching and research in Danish universities are of high quality. The number of Nobel prizes awarded to Denmark is outstanding. Danish universities are among the best resourced among OECD countries. But they need to change and develop to respond to rapidly changing demands placed on them.
Reforms are particularly needed to strengthen universities’ contribution to society and the economy. This calls for major changes in the area of
View reports relating to a review of higher education institution support of regional development. These reports focus on the Øresund region, which comprises of the eastern part of Denmark and southern part of Sweden.
View reports relating to a review of higher education institution support of regional development. These reports focus on the region of Jutland-Funen, Denmark.
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This activity gathers information about qualification systems in participating countries; examines the impact of different qualification policies on lifelong learning; and helps countries to share know-how and policy experience gained from recent reforms and adjustments of qualification systems.
The PISA 2000 results shook the belief of Danes that theirs was the best education system in the world. Though spending on education in Denmark is high compared to OECD countries, the PISA confirmed that the quality and equity of outcomes are only average.
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 Denmark, one of 25 countries that took part.
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The OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) has taken the initiative to conduct an international survey on what kinds of Knowledge Management practices are used in the private sector, and how effective these are perceived to...
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The Danish economy has recently been in a relatively stable state, with low inflation. GDP growth slowed from 3% in 2000 to 1.25% in 2001 The unemployment rate in 2000 was the lowest for 25 years, at 4.5% (compared with an OECD average of 6.3%); ...
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The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.