This report provide new evidence on the relationship between student performance and these system level features. It finds that different facets of accountability, autonomy, and choice are strongly and positively associated with the level of student performance.
Encouraging Student Interest in Science and Technology Studies examines overall trends in higher education enrolments and the evolution of S&T compared with other disciplines. The results suggest that although absolute numbers of S&T students have been rising as access to higher levels of education expands in OECD economies, the relative share of S&T students among the overall student population has been falling, The report shows that encouraging interest in S&T studies requires action to tackle a host of issues inside and outside the education system, ranging from teacher training and curriculum design to improving the image of S&T careers. Numerous examples of national initiatives are used to complement the analyses to derive a set of practical recommendations.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) is part of Learning for Jobs, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
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The Second Meeting of the Group of National Experts was designed to share experience, discuss additional research findings, hear about the progress made by other international organisations in the area and discuss the policy evaluation framework to be used for country review
Norway’s vocational education and training system has many strengths: good co-operation between employers, unions and vocational authorities and high-status vocational tracks in upper secondary education.
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The OECD Policy Review of Vocational Education (VET) - Country reports: Norway
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Open plan schools have been largely contested in Portugal. Recently however the Escola da Ponte, one of the open plan schools that has survived, was recognised as one of the country’s most innovative educational facilities.
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The OECD is carrying out projects that can help in the planning and design of future educational facilities – exploring trends in education and studying innovative learning environments.