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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Following the success of the first three editions, the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE) has recently published its fourth 'Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities'.
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.
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.
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.