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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for the United Kingdom.
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This chapter provides an overview of the progress achieved by OECD countries over the past year in taking measures consistent with the policy priorities identified in the 2007 edition.
Going for Growth 2008 takes stock of recent progress in implementing policy reforms to improve labour productivity and utilisation that were identified as priorities in the 2007 edition.
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This Country Note on Japan forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist countries in the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of their social and economic objectives.
The OECD is carrying out an evaluation of what students in higher education know and can do upon graduation: the AHELO project (Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes).
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Articles: Modernising Portugal’s Secondary Schools; New Zealand: Modernising Schools in a Decentralised Environment; Changing School Architecture in Zurich; US Academic Libraries: Today’s Learning Commons Model; Implications of Curriculum Reform for School Buildings in Scotland; Evaluating School Facilities in Brazil.
Education for all children, including those with special educational needs is now part of the global agenda of developing education for all.
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This report was prepared by the State University - Higher School of Economics under supervision and with support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation as an input to the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
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La educación desempeña un papel fundamental que determina cómo se vivirá en la edad adulta, ya que un mayor nivel de educación significa ingresos más altos, una mejor salud y una vida más larga. En el mismo tenor, el fracaso educativo tiene altos costes financieros y sociales a largo plazo. Las personas sin las aptitudes para participar social y económicamente generan costos más altos para el sistema sanitario, el apoyo al ingreso, el
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Education plays a key role in determining how you spend your adult life – a higher level of education means higher earnings, better health, and a longer life. By the same token, the long-term social and financial costs of educational failure are high. Those without the skills to participate socially and economically generate higher costs for health, income support, child welfare and social security systems.So a fair and inclusive