Publications & Documents


  • 15-February-2012

    English

    Literacy, Numeracy and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments - Framework for the OECD Survey of Adult Skills

    This report maps the development of the Programme, from determining what should be measured, to defining the meaning of PIAAC’s three core domains.

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  • 14-February-2012

    English

    Technical feasibility of Reporting YITS 2010 Skill Assessment Results on the PISA 2000 Reading Scale (EDU Working Paper No. 69)

    This study examines the feasibility of reporting scores of a test based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2000 instrument that was administered to a sample of 25-year-old Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) respondents on the PISA scale.

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  • 9-February-2012

    English

    Equity and Quality in Education - Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Schools

    Reducing school failure pays off for both society and individuals. The highest performing education systems across OECD countries combine quality with equity. This report presents policy recommendations for education systems to help all children succeed in their schooling.

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  • 9-February-2012

    English

    Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

    Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 8-February-2012

    English

    A Literature Review of School Practices to Overcome School Failure (EDU Working Paper No. 68)

    This working paper was prepared as part of the OECD thematic review Overcoming School Failure: Policies that Work, www.oecd.org/edu/equity. The project provides evidence on the policies that are effective to reduce school failure by improving low attainm

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  • 8-February-2012

    English

    The impact of changes in second pension pillars on public finances in Central and Eastern Europe

    This paper studies the impact of recent changes in second pension pillars of three Central and Eastern European Countries on the deficit and implicit debt of their full pension systems.

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  • 2-February-2012

    English

    Access to Education Over the Working Life in Sweden - Priorities, Institutions and Efficiency (EDU Working Paper No. 62)

    To facilitate individuals to adjust their skills to changes in market demands, Sweden has a relatively generous policy to stimulate formal adult education at the compulsory, upper secondary and tertiary levels.

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  • 31-January-2012

    English

    School Choice and Equity: Current Policies in OECD Countries and a Literature Review (EDU Working Paper No. 66)

    This paper was prepared as part of the OECD thematic review Overcoming School Failure: Policies that Work. The project provides evidence on policies that help reduce school failure by improving low attainment and reducing dropout, and proactively supports countries in promoting reform.

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  • 31-January-2012

    English

    Reforming education in England

    Despite significant increases in spending on child care and education during the last decade, PISA scores suggest that educational performance remains static, uneven and strongly related to parents’ income and background.

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  • 30-January-2012

    English

    OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Czech Republic

    This report provides, for the Czech Republic, an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches.

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