Publications & Documents


  • 9-June-2006

    English

    PISA 2000: Sample Weight Problems in Austria (EDU Working Paper No. 5)

    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.

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  • 30-May-2006

    English

    ICT and Learning: Supporting Out-of-School Youth and Adults

    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.

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  • 29-May-2006

    English

    Higher Education Facilities – Zacatecas, Mexico, 29-30 May 2006

    The aims of this international seminar were to identify current challenges and opportunities in the field of higher education facilities, to examine important trends that will influence the planning, design and management of higher education facilities, to compare experiences and share best practices, and to learn about new approaches.

  • 15-May-2006

    English

    Where Immigrant Students Succeed - A Comparative Review of Performance and Engagement in PISA 2003

    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.

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  • 7-April-2006

    English, , 3,259kb

    Thematic Review of Tertiary Education - Country Background Report - Czech Republic (English)

    This Country Background Report for the Czech Republic was prepared by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.<?xml:namespace

  • 7-April-2006

    English

    Think Scenarios, Rethink Education

    What happens in education today will affect the lives of individuals and the health of whole communities for decades to come. Yet educational decision-making is mostly about dealing with pressing immediate issues or seeking more efficient ways of maintaining established practice, rather than about shaping the long term. How to redress the balance? Scenario methods offer one highly promising answer. This latest volume in the

  • 6-April-2006

    English, Excel, 818kb

  • 3-April-2006

    English

    21st Century Learning Environments

    School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools.

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  • 24-March-2006

    English, Excel, 359kb

    Thematic Review on Adult Learning - Germany: Country Note

    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

  • 13-March-2006

    English

    Education Policies for Students at Risk and those with Disabilities in South Eastern Europe: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia

    The synthesis report compares the country reports of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, FYR of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia using the following guidelines: existing legal frameworks, scope of policy development, statistics and indicators, teacher training, involvement of parents, pedagogical concepts, curriculum development and school organisation. It underlines the fact that the analysed

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