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This activity gathers information about qualification systems in participating countries; examines the impact of different qualification policies on lifelong learning; and helps countries to share know-how and policy experience gained from recent reforms and adjustments of qualification systems.
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A estrutura etária da população portuguesa, segundo os resultados provisórios do censo 2001, caracteriza-se por um predomínio dos grupos etários correspondentes à população activa, embora se verifique um aumento do peso da população com mais de 65 anos (13,6% em 1991, face a 16,44% em 2001) e uma diminuição do peso dos jovens (20% em 1991 face a 16,03% em 2001 do grupo dos 0-14 anos). Ao longo de toda a primeira metade do século XX, a
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Articles: Creating 21st century lLearning environments; School property funding in New Zealand; Crime prevention through environmental design; Post occupancy evaluation in Scotland; School facility projects in Latin America.
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Earthquake-prone communities need earthquake-resistant schools. In 2002, a primary school in San Giuliano, Italy, collapsed killing 29 children and one teacher. In May 2003, a medium-sized earthquake in the city of Bingöl, Turkey, caused the collapse of three new schools and a dormitory, killing many children as they slept. All too frequently, earthquakes cause the collapse of school buildings and the injury and death of staff 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
School children in many countries face unacceptable risks due to the faulty design and construction of school buildings. This conference was held to discuss recommendations for improving earthquake safety in schools.
Effective career information and guidance systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality for all. They help make the best use of human resources in the labour market and education by allowing better matches between skills and interests and opportunities for work and learning.
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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.
Newsletters published between March 2000 and July 2004, during the OECD Thematic Review on Adult Learning.