United Kingdom

  • 13-September-2011

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    Education at a Glance 2011: Country note – United Kingdom

    The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.

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  • 1-July-2010


    Education, Alcohol Use and Abuse Among Young Adults in Britain (Education Working Paper No.50)

    In this article we explore the relationship between education and alcohol consumption. We examine whether the probability of abusing alcohol differs across educational groups.

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  • 10-March-2010

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    OECD Thematic Review on Migrant Education International Questionnaire: Migrant Education Policies in Response to Longstanding Diversity - United Kingdom

    As part of the OECD review on migrant education, countries were invited to provide information on their national migrant education policies. Note that this information is in addition to the full country background reports provided by the six countries participating in the policy review: Austria, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. The attached information was provided by the United Kingdom using a standard

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  • 10-March-2010

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  • 22-October-2009


    Action needed to improve quality and relevance of vocational education and training, says OECD

    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.

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  • 1-October-2009

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    Learning for Jobs, OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training, England and Wales

    This review of vocational education and training (VET 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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  • 8-September-2009

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    Education at a Glance 2009 - Summary of key findings: United Kingdom

    This 2009 edition of Education at a Glance includes first results from TALIS, a survey on teacher practices, new analysis of the social benefits of education, new information on long-term unemployment and involuntary part-time work among young adults, and new data on the benefits of education.

  • 26-May-2009


    School students still being held back by gender perceptions, OECD study shows

    In most countries, girls and boys now show similar results in the OECD’s PISA tests of 15-year-olds. But systematic assessment of gender differences shows that students are still being held back by their own gender-related perceptions.

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  • 7-April-2009


    Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2011: Country Notes

    Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.

  • 21-October-2008

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    Dalry Primary – An Innovative Scottish Case Study

    In presenting this case study of an innovative school building in Scotland, the author describes its unique design features, conveys the viewpoints of the users, client and design team, and reveals the lessons learned.

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