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The focus of the project is on the interaction between HEIs and recognised regions in terms of national administration. It is therefore anticipated that the participants will be HEIs, the regions with which they have some history of joint working, and public authorities responsible for territorial and higher education development at the national and sub-national scale. Ideally the region would include more than one HEI in order to
Many educational experts are identifying a shift from from supply-led systems towards systems which are more sensitive to demand. Whose demands should these be? What are they? How will schools recognize and cope with them? This book examines these questions and others.
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This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends
This seminar convened invited higher education stakeholders (government, local authorities, institutions, academics, students, business, civil society) from the OECD area to discuss their changing expectations about and roles in higher education.
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This Country Note on Finland forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of social and economic objectives of countries.
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While several OECD countries compete to attract foreign students, some pioneering emerging economies show that an innovative strategy for the import of cross-border education can form a part of a national capacity building strategy. Could this be a suitable model for developing countries to build capacity in tertiary education, and more generally, to accelerate economic development?
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This Country Note on Norway forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of social and economic objectives of countries.
Assessing Scientific, Reading and Mathematical literacy: A Framework for PISA 2006 presents the coneptual framework underlying the PISA 2006 survey. It includes a re-developed and expanded framework for scientific literacy, an innovative component on the assessment of students' attitudes to science and the frameworks for the assessment of reading and mathematics.
This paper reviews Iceland's performance in skills accumulation against the backdrop of a rapidly changing economic environment and discusses directions for further improvements.
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This Country Background Report for the Netherlands was prepared for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.