This U.K. summit explored trends in teaching and learning and how these are supported by the design of learning environments. Themes included sustainability, ICT, community usage, small schools and refurbishment. The PEB Compendium was launched.
This publication reveals a number of interesting examples of innovative programmes using ICT that can increase access to learning by the disadvantaged. The papers show that ICT can be one way -- but by no means the only way -- to improve pathways to learning.
A selection of presentations made at this international PEB seminar are now available.
School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools. Changes in the design of those buildings must serve the educational process and
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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
The synthesis report compares the country reports of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia using the following guidelines: existing legal frameworks, scope of policy development, statistics and indicators, teacher training, involvement of parents, pedagogical concepts, curriculum development and school organisation. It underlines the fact that the analysed
As a follow-up to recommendations from the two reviews on China which had an important impact on legislation and policy development in the sector, the OECD is aiming to strengthen the research on tertiary education
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Articles: Evaluating quality in educational facilities; The Mawson Centre in Australia - access for all to education services; Ireland's refurbished St. John's Central College; Progress on evaluating school buildings in Scotland.
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The Guidelines for Quality Provision in Cross-border Higher Education provide an international framework to protect students and other stakeholders from low-quality provision and disreputable providers.
The experience of Russian and foreign universities in technology commercialisation will be the subject of discussions in Saratov on 14-15 November 2005. These discussions will build on the results of past workshops (Moscow 2002, Ekaterinburg 2003 and St. Petersburg 2004) and will involve participants from the OECD, CRDF, the Russian Ministry for Education and Science, OECD member governments and a number of Russian and non-Russian