Today's "knowledge economies" are seeing the emergence of new paradigms for innovation and the advancement of knowledge in relation to economic activities. This report explores some key determinants of innovation and their implications for the advancement of knowledge in a particular sector – primary and secondary education. The analysis shows that there is considerable scope for certain drivers that have helped speed up innovation in
This project brings together public, private, and independent sectors in transnational partnerships to help empower disadvantaged youth in a number of different countries and situations and to understand the nature and dynamics of such partnerships.
The objective is to develop special needs education in Southeast Europe (SEE) countries through gathering statistics, setting up a data base, implementing teacher training and supporting national governments in the reform of their education systems concerning this field of education.
The goal is to develop comparable statistics and indicators on students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (SENDDD) to inform national and international policy-making.
Education has been a central priority for Chile since the return of a democratic government in 1990. Thanks to a sustained economic growth and a commitment to increasing public investment in education, Chile has made a number of key improvements to the education system during this period. A recent reform ensures twelve years of free and compulsory schooling for all Chilean children. Enrolment in secondary education has expanded
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OECD countries are attaching rising importance to lifelong learning and active employment policies as tools of economic growth and social equity. Effective information and guidance systems are essential to support the implementation of these policies, and all citizens need to develop the skills to self-manage their careers. Yet there are large gaps between these policy goals and the capacity of national career guidance systems.
This publication not only raises the question of protecting schools physically, it underscores the need to introduce natural disaster response training and education.
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PEB Exchange (en español) no. 51 - Febrero 2004 La revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación