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Students in Finland are among the world's best in terms of reading literacy, while students in Japan, Hong Kong-China and Korea lead in mathematics and science, according to a newly published survey of 15-year-olds in 43 countries. By contrast, s...
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Promoting equity through ICT is one of the most important issues any educational government has to handle while developing computer culture in schools. In order to realise this objective, we need a model of the eLearner of the first decade of the new millennium. This “digital student” is similar and at the same time very different from those we encounter in the classrooms of today.
OECD countries are increasingly referred to as "network societies". This brings to the fore questions about educational networks: to what extent can they replace cumbersome bureaucracies as forms of management and as sources of innovation and pro...
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In many developed countries, the landscape of tertiary education has changed dramatically over the past three decades. Many countries have established, or substantially expanded, institutions that are clear alternatives to traditional universities — institutions I call, for lack of any better term, tertiary colleges for those with both academic and occupational programs, and tertiary institutes for those with occupational programs
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Any comparative discussion concerning the integration or inclusion of students with handicaps into education systems requires thought to be given to the types of students who are included under such a heading. The term ‘handicap’ although used widely in French is not popular in other countries where the term ’Special Educational Needs’ (SEN) is more commonly used. However the use of this term complicates the matter even further when
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PEB Exchange (en español) no. 49 - Junio 2003.La revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación.
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Articles: The urban complex in Cattolica, Italy; Current concerns for Austrian school facilities; Evaluating school facilities in Portugal; Designing tomorrow's school; Educational facilities in Slovenia; Library environments and organisations: opportunities or constraints?; Designs for learning in the Knowledge Age.
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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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In many developed countries, the landscape of tertiary education has changed dramatically over the past three decades. Many countries have established, or substantially expanded, institutions that are clear alternatives to traditional universities This paper examines those institutions.
In the early 1990s, in the midst of a major economic slump, the Finnish government embarked on a strategy to re-mold Finland into a knowledge society. A key element in this strategy was to raise the knowledge and skill levels of the population by...