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17-March-2011

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Education: Sixteen countries and regions convened for first-ever international summit on the teaching profession to promote building, developing and sustaining world class teaching force

Education ministers, teachers and union leaders from rapidly improving and high-performing nations and regions shared common challenges and best practices in building a world-class teaching force.

17-March-2011

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Building a High-Quality Teaching profession

As fundamental technological and demographic challenges re-shape our economies, the quality of teaching, which is the biggest in-school influence on student learning, is the yardstick for long-term growth, said OECD Secretary-General.

15-December-2010

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Invest in youth to tackle jobs crisis

The global economy is recovering but youth unemployment is getting worse. Young people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as the average worker, yet few governments are taking proactive steps to boost youth employment.

12-December-2010

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Boosting jobs and skills - article

Unemployment soared in the crisis, and creating jobs is now a major policy priority. But jobs alone will not be enough. A greater emphasis on skills will be needed for the recovery to last.

7-December-2010

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Korea and Finland top OECD’s latest PISA survey of education performance

Korea and Finland top the OECD’s latest PISA survey of reading literacy among 15-year olds, which for the first time tested students’ ability to manage digital information, according to OECD's PISA 2009 results.

7-December-2010

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Visit of the OECD Secretary-General to the United States (Washington, 6-7 December 2010)

During his mission to Washington, Angel Gurría will give a press conference with Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, for the presentation of the PISA results. He will also discuss a range of key policy issues with government officials, leading policy makers and business representatives.

4-November-2010

English

Education Policy Committee at Ministerial Level: Remarks by OECD Secretary-General

Governments need to become more effective in matching students’ and workers’ skills to the new needs of markets and having effective teachers that can do the job, according to Angel Gurría.

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7-September-2010

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Investing in the Future

Educational policies need to be based on a solid understanding of how effectively economies use their talent pool, and of how better skills will translate into better jobs, higher productivity, and ultimately, better economic and social outcomes, according to Angel Gurría.

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14-June-2010

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Education: Key tables from OECD

The key tables on education include data on tertiary graduation rates, entry rates, attainment, relative earnings, public expenditure. Historical data refer to the latest eight time periods.

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20-May-2010

English

OECD Factbook: Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics

The OECD Factbook is the best-selling, innovative title from the OECD. It provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators, presenting them clearly and concisely, and in a range of user-friendly formats.

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