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Describing primary schools in a small city in Portugal is an opportunity for an overall look at the evolution of schools in general as special public buildings. A look at four of the six primary schools in the city of Caldas da Rainha shows how these public buildings have evolved, what they represent to the community, and how their architecture has corresponded to changing concepts in education and demands for flexibility over the
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The design of a flexible school for early childhood eduction in Milan, Italy, takes into account children’s development and the different ways they experience space according to their age.
The ITEL project is conceived as a future-oriented and innovation-focused contribution to OECD’s work on teachers and teaching.
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The OECD Policy Review of Vocational Education (VET) - Country reports: Sweden
This international conference examined how buildings should respond to continous change in higher education to meet the needs of developing styles of learning, research, innovation and knowledge transfer.
This working paper suggests that while student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and math according to the 2006 PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison.
Earthquake risks for schools and how best to counter them have been a subject of study and international co-operation at OECD for some years.
Keynote address by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, delivered at the Conference marking the 40th Anniversary of OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) on “Learning in the 21st Century: Research, Innovation and Policy”.
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This paper gives an update of the Country Background Report of the Netherlands that was prepared in the framework of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
Higher education institutions (HEIs) in England will benefit from a new fund to provide repayable grants for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.