School leaders in OECD countries are facing pressures with the rising expectations for schools and schooling in the knowledge society. As countries aim to transform their educational systems to prepare all young people with the knowledge and skills needed in this changing world, the roles and expectations for school leaders have changed radically. They are no longer expected to be merely good managers; but actually school leadership
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This Country Background Report for Japan was prepared by the Higher Education Bureau of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.
This U.K. summit explored trends in teaching and learning and how these are supported by the design of learning environments. Themes included sustainability, ICT, community usage, small schools and refurbishment. The PEB Compendium was launched.
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The purpose of this paper is to quantify the problems resulting from the inadequate coverage of the PISA target population in the Austrian PISA 2000 assessment and to establish adjustments that could be used to correct for this and thus to allow reliable comparisons between the 2000 and 2003 data.
This publication reveals a number of interesting examples of innovative programmes using ICT that can increase access to learning by the disadvantaged. The papers show that ICT can be one way -- but by no means the only way -- to improve pathways to learning.
A selection of presentations made at this international PEB seminar are now available.
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CERI - University Futures: Summary Report workshop on “University futures and new technologies”
Drawing on data from the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), this report examines the performance of students with immigrant backgrounds and compares it to that of their native counterparts.