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The purpose of the workshop was to provide input for the development of the strategies to reduce dropout rates in Iceland by engaging key Iceland stakeholders in discussing international practices and a set of OECD preliminary recommendations.
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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.
This report analyses the results of an electronically-delivered test in science literacy pioneered by PISA in Denmark, Iceland and Korea. It presents 15-year-olds’ achievement scores and explains the impact of information communication technologies on both males’ and females’ science skills
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OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) provides the first internationally comparative perspective on the conditions of teaching and learning.
Drei von vier Lehrerinnen und Lehrern vermissen Anreize, die einen besseren Unterricht belohnen. Gleichzeitig wird aus Sicht der Lehrkräfte in drei von fünf Schulen der Unterricht durch unangebrachtes Verhalten der Schüler gestört.
Un nuevo estudio de la OCDE provee los primeros datos comparativos a nivel internacional sobre las condiciones que afectan a los docentes en las escuelas – desde el impacto de los problemas en los salones de clases hasta las oportunidades de capacitación profesional.
Three out of four teachers feel they lack incentives to improve the quality of their teaching, while bad behaviour by students in the classroom disrupts lessons in three schools out of five, according to a new OECD report.
An international panel of experts mandated by the Icelandic government recommends consolidation of the universities and revitalized governance and support measures to build on Iceland’s world-class science base. (May 2009)
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Higher education in Iceland has grown and diversified more quickly and more recently than almost any other OECD country, and circumstances dictate that Iceland must now adapt its system more quickly than others as well.