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This paper describes national circumstances as viewed by the countries themselves while also casting light on their practices. It sets out the policy responses and focuses on the practices of countries and regions and, as far as possible, includes quantitative data or refers to pilot projects.
This page gives details of how to join the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Envinroments, including who is eligible to join.
This report uses recent economic modelling to relate cognitive skills – as measured by PISA and other international instruments – to economic growth, demonstrating that relatively small improvements to labour force skills can largely impact the future well-being of a nation.
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CELE Brochure Spanish
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The Self-evaluation report for the Galilee, Israel was prepared by the Council for Higher Education of the State of Israel, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in the Czech Republic is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
In 2004 the OECD launched a thematic review of tertiary education to examine how institutions and national policies are meeting these challenges. 24 countries participated in that review, including the Czech Republic.
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The Self-evaluation report for the Southern Arizona (US) region was prepared with the support of the Lumina Foundation for Education, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
This paper examines the current academic and policy literatures concerning school evaluation in primary and secondary education within the OECD countries. First, it provides a typology of the existing systems of school evaluation across the OECD.
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The OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments has completed a review of the secondary school building modernisation programme in Portugal. The review was carried out during 2009 to provide an objective assessment of the programme to the Portuguese government.