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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
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This paper gives an update of the Country Background Report of the United Kingdom that was prepared in the framework of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education
Ministers from OECD countries met for an informal discussion on evaluating the outcomes of higher education.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all. &
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The review assesses the performance of Scottish schools, using PISA findings and national test and examination results. It also examines educational reforms in Scotland in the light of reforms in countries facing similar challenges.
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In 2006, Scotland asked the OECD to examine the performance of its school system within the framework of the OECD’s reviews of national policies for education.
PISA 2006 Science Competencies for Tomorrow's World assesses the performance of 15-year-olds in science, reading and mathematics. It also explores their attitudes towards science, their socio-economic background and their school environment.
Schülerinnen und Schüler an schweizerischen Schulen haben in der PISA-Studie im Vergleich zur letzten Untersuchung 2003 weitgehend unveränderte Ergebnisse erreicht. Im Bereich Naturwissenschaften, dem Schwerpunkt von PISA 2006, erzielten sie durchschnittlich 512 Punkte. Berücksichtigt man die statistische Unsicherheit liegt die Schweiz damit zwischen Rang 8 und 14 unter den 30 OECD-Ländern. Im Bereich Mathematik liegen die Ergebnisse