Publications & Documents


  • 20-April-2010

    English

    Further Advancing Pro-Growth Tax and Benefit Reform in the Czech Republic

    In 2008, the Czech government implemented a major overhaul of the personal income tax (PIT), replacing the previous progressive rate schedule with a single 15% rate levied on an enlarged base.

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  • 20-April-2010

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  • 20-April-2010

    English

    Advancing structural reforms in OECD countries: Lessons from twenty case studies

    This paper presents in summary form the findings that emerge from a study of 20 structural reform episodes in 10 OECD countries.

  • 19-April-2010

    English

    OECD Reviews of Migrant Education - Closing the Gap for Immigrant Students: Policies, Practice and Performance

    Net migration to OECD countries has tripled since 1960. Today, immigrant students comprise 10 to 20% of the student population in many OECD countries. Some countries have long histories of immigration; others have experienced an unprecedented increase in the last decade.

  • 16-April-2010

    English

    Labour markets and the crisis

    This paper takes stock of recent labour market developments, highlights some of the key uncertainties, and discusses the policy options available to damp any further, structural deterioration in labour markets and facilitate an eventual, sustained, job-rich recovery.

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  • 16-April-2010

    English

    PISA 2009 publications

    PISA 2009 Assessment Framework - Key Competencies in Reading, Mathematics and Science presents the theory behind the development of the PISA 2009 survey, the results of which will be released in December 2010.

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  • 16-April-2010

    English

    PISA 2009 manuals, sources and methods

    The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA ) is an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating countries and administered to 15-year-olds in schools.

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  • 13-April-2010

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    TALIS 2008 Technical Report

    TALIS is the first international survey to focus on the working conditions of teachers and the learning environment in schools. It focuses on four main research areas: school leadership; professional development; teacher appraisal and feedback; and teaching practices, beliefs and attitudes.

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  • 9-April-2010

    English

    Recognising Non-Formal and Informal Learning: Outcomes, Policies and Practices

    This report, based on an OECD review in 22 countries, explores the advantages of recognising non-formal and informal learning outcomes, takes stock of existing policies and practices, and recommends how to organise recognition of these learning systems.

  • 1-April-2010

    English

    International Approaches to Teacher Selection and Recruitment (EDU Working Paper No. 47)

    This report presents the findings of our review of the evidence base on comparative practices of teacher selection and recruitment, specifically on the different mechanisms countries use to assess teacher readiness to take up teaching posts, with particular emphasis on testing or examinations.

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