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27-September-2011

English

Education and design: OECD event to launch Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities, 29 September 2011

Investments in well-designed, multi-purpose local education facilities serve as a visible commitment to the community and a cost-effective way to revitalise local economies.

28-June-2011

English

Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.

17-March-2011

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Education: Sixteen countries and regions convened for first-ever international summit on the teaching profession to promote building, developing and sustaining world class teaching force

Education ministers, teachers and union leaders from rapidly improving and high-performing nations and regions shared common challenges and best practices in building a world-class teaching force.

15-December-2010

English

Invest in youth to tackle jobs crisis

The global economy is recovering but youth unemployment is getting worse. Young people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as the average worker, yet few governments are taking proactive steps to boost youth employment.

7-December-2010

English

Korea and Finland top OECD’s latest PISA survey of education performance

Korea and Finland top the OECD’s latest PISA survey of reading literacy among 15-year olds, which for the first time tested students’ ability to manage digital information, according to OECD's PISA 2009 results.

22-October-2009

English

Action needed to improve quality and relevance of vocational education and training, says OECD

Learning for Jobs, the initial report of the OECD policy review of vocational education and training, presents a set of policy recommendations to help countries make their vocational systems more responsive to labour market needs and boost economic growth.

8-September-2009

English

Invest in education to beat recession, boost earnings

Growing advantages for the better educated and likely continuing high levels of unemployment as economies move out of recession will provide more and more young people with strong incentives to stay on in education.

16-June-2009

German

Ergebnisse der OECD-Lehrerstudie in 23 Ländern

Drei von vier Lehrerinnen und Lehrern vermissen Anreize, die einen besseren Unterricht belohnen. Gleichzeitig wird aus Sicht der Lehrkräfte in drei von fünf Schulen der Unterricht durch unangebrachtes Verhalten der Schüler gestört.

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16-June-2009

English

Teacher effectiveness hampered by lack of incentives and bad behaviour in classrooms

Three out of four teachers feel they lack incentives to improve the quality of their teaching, while bad behaviour by students in the classroom disrupts lessons in three schools out of five, according to a new OECD report.

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