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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.
This seminar included workshops: mobilising and using diverse sources of funding; labour market and the development of higher education, and the role of higher education in strategies for regional development.
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Retirement incentives contained in old-age pensions and other social transfer programmes explain a sizeable share of past declines and current differences between countries in older males’ participation in the labour force. OECD Economics Studies No. 37.
Effective career information and guidance systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality for all. They help make the best use of human resources in the labour market and education by allowing better matches between skills and interests and opportunities for work and learning.
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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.
Newsletters published between March 2000 and July 2004, during the OECD Thematic Review on Adult Learning.
PISA newsletters published between August 1999 and July 2004.
This activity pursues the following three objectives: i) to gather information about qualification systems; ii) to examine the impact of different qualification policies; iii) to help countries to share know-how and policy experience.
This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View a report on the Netherlands, one of 25 countries that took part.