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The OECD endorsed a review of policies for career information, guidance and counselling services in autumn 2000, for career information systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality.
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Articles: Japan's standards for school building size; Research and initiatives for a new approach to educational building in Italy; City and Islington College, in the United Kingdom; Hungary's educational community centres; Educational building in Latin America.
Learning is an essential basis for progress in the 'knowledge society'; it is critical for economic growth and social welfare. OECD Member countries have committed themselves to making lifelong learning a reality for all.
The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is designed to assess the current state of the skills of individuals and nations in the new information age.
The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of learning.
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The Swedish review visit took place on May 2nd through May 12th, 2000. The members of Steering Group, the authors of the Background Report and the members of the review team can be found in the Annexes 1 and 2 to this document. The review team would like to thank deeply the Pilot Group, theauthors of the Background Report and the persons who during the visit were able to give some information on the specificity and the success factors
This activity describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s, and the interaction between the education, labour and social policies that led to successful youth transitions.
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Articles: An International Campus in Switzerland; The Relationship Between Capital Investment and Pupil Performance: An Analysis by the United Kingdom; The School of the Future; Different Possible Futures for Schools and Their Buildings: The OECD Scenarios; The Intelligent School; The Impact of Time on the Design of Learning Environments; The Learning Environment: Reflections on the Function of Facilities
School libraries and resource centres are changing in response to new technologies and new ways of learning. How should they be designed? What role will they play within the educational system and in society as a whole?
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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.