Teaching and research in Danish universities are of high quality. The number of Nobel prizes awarded to Denmark is outstanding. Danish universities are among the best resourced among OECD countries. But they need to change and develop to respond to rapidly changing demands placed on them. Reforms are particularly needed to strengthen universities’ contribution to society and the economy. This calls for major changes in the area of
Educational attainment is an ever more important factor in shaping young people’s life chances. In the OECD countries, upper secondary diplomas have become a minimum for successfully entering the labour market and a basis for further participation in lifelong 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.
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The fundamental goal of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) is to shed new light on the twin processes of skill gain and loss. This is achieved through measurement of prose and document literacy of adults for a second time in some countries. Further, the study has extended the range of skills measured by adding problem solving, numeracy and information and communication technology (ICT) skill. This allows one to examine
This report looks at the extent to which the schools that students attend make a difference in performance and the relative impact of school climate, school policies and school resources on quality and equity among other things.
School Factors related to Quality and Equity uses the PISA 2000 data to analyse the effect the structure of education systems has on student performance.
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Report produced by the Australian authorities focusing on Australia's performance in PISA 2003
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Over the past decade, the gap in GDP per capita relative to the United States has widened in a number of countries, including the large continental European economies and Japan. The gap is linked to lower hours worked per capita, lower output levels per hour worked, or both. This table gives the summary of structural policy priorities for all member countries to enhance GDP per capita. The policy priorities are identified on the
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms, focuses on key structural policy priorities for Belgium, supported by a comparative analysis of the indicators in Chapter 2. The note also presents individual structural indicators of economic and labour market performance as well as comparative indicators for the key policy priorities listed.
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Over the past decade, the gap in GDP per capita relative to the United States has widened in a number of countries, including the large continental European economies and Japan. The gap is linked to lower hours worked per capita, lower output levels per hour worked, or both. This chapter describes broad trends in economic performance since the mid-1990s and summarises structural policy priorities for all member countries to enhance