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The Australian higher education system has some unique characteristics compared to other countries in the OECD. It is essentially a national system with mostly public and relatively homogenous universities. Almost all of the higher education provision is through universities and each of them seeks to provide a comprehensive range of courses and engage in research. There are 39 universities, including 2 private universities –
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The great expansion of Swedish higher education, along with new and augmented requirements in terms of efficiency, prioritisation and collaboration between the higher education institutions and between higher education institutions and society at large, has made the responsibilities of governing boards and vice-chancellors increasingly important.
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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.
The list of 57 countries/economies that participated in PISA 2006. PISA tests 15-year-olds across the world in key subjects to see how well they can apply what the learn in school to real-life situations.
This is the list of 65 countries and economies that are participating in PISA 2009. The PISA programme consists of three-yearly surveys of the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds across the world.
The list of 43 countries/economies that participated in PISA 2000. PISA consists of three-yearly surveys of the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds across the world.
Reports on the PISA 2003 results produced by participating countries focussing on their individual performance in the assessment.
The list of 41 countries/economies that participated in PISA 2003. The PISA programme consists of three-yearly surveys of the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds across the world.