Publications & Documents


  • 9-July-2009

    English

    Intergenerational social mobility in European OECD countries

    This paper breaks new ground by providing comparable estimates of intergenerational wage and education persistence across 14 European OECD countries based on a new micro data from Eurostat.

  • 9-July-2009

    English

    Equity in student achievement across OECD countries: an investigation of the role of policies

    This paper focuses on inequalities in learning opportunities for individuals coming from different socio-economic backgrounds as a measure of (in) equality of opportunity in OECD countries and looks at the role played by policies and institutions in shaping countries’ relative positions.

  • 9-July-2009

    English

    Intergenerational social mobility

    This paper assesses recent patterns in intergenerational social mobility across OECD countries and examines the role that public policies can play in affecting such mobility.

  • 7-July-2009

    English, , 770kb

    Learning for Jobs, OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training, Mexico

    This review of Mexico assesses the main challenges faced by the VET system and presents an interconnected package of five policy recommendations. Each recommendation is described in terms of the challenge, the recommendation itself, supporting arguments, and issues of implementation.

  • 7-July-2009

    English

    Teacher Evaluation: Current Practices in OECD Countries and a Literature Review (EDU Working Paper No. 23)

    This paper discusses the most relevant issues concerning teacher evaluation in primary and secondary education by reviewing the recent literature and analysing current practices within the OECD countries.

  • 5-July-2009

    English

    The new dynamics of higher education and research for societal change and development

    In his introductory remarks at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Mr Gurría noted that governments need to address the social and human dimensions of the crisis, which means that recovery plans have to support the most vulnerable and include investing in skills development, education and enhanced training projects.

  • 2-July-2009

    English

    Markets in Education

    OECD countries face the question which governance models are most suitable to handle the increasingly complex and dynamic nature of education systems. Which governance models can provide education effectively and efficiently, and contribute to equity, economic growth and inno

  • 28-June-2009

    English

    Higher Education at a Time of Crisis - Challenges and Opportunities (Copenhagen, 28-30 June 2009)

    This conference will present a broad picture of the crisis and its impact on higher education in a transparent and interactive way: trends will be highlighted; case studies will allow in depth analysis; strategies will be shared.

  • 23-June-2009

    English, , 371kb

    Learning for Jobs - The Effect of Economic Downturns on Apprenticeships and Initial Workplace Training: A Review of the Evidence

    The world economy is experiencing an economic downturn. GDP growth is slowing down and is expected to be negative in 2009 in the US, Japan, Britain and the Euro area. Unemployment is rising and consumer demand is falling, as the real economy is hit by the consequences of the financial turmoil

  • 18-June-2009

    English, , 124kb

    OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) - Principal Questionnaire

    OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) provides the first internationally comparative perspective on the conditions of teaching and learning.

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