News Release


31-March-2009

English

Many teenagers in OECD countries lack environmental science grounding, study shows

Teenagers in OECD countries are mostly well aware of environmental issues but often know little about their causes, raising questions about how well societies will be equipped to tackle such challenges in the future, according to a new OECD publication.

10-March-2009

English

Spain must accelerate the pace of tertiary education reform, says OECD

In some respects, Spain has joined the ranks of countries with a modern, responsive and creative system of tertiary education. But the tertiary system must accelerate the pace of reform to respond to the social and economic pressures facing Spain.

5-March-2009

English

Japan must continue reforms in tertiary education, says OECD

In recent years, Japan has made significant progress in modernising its tertiary education system but reforms of the system must continue to respond to current social and economic pressures in Japan.

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5-March-2009

Japanese

日本は高等教育改革を継続しなければならない

近年、日本は若年人口の減少と今日のグローバル経済におけるリサーチベースのイノベーションの必要性に直面し、高等教育制度の近代化において大幅な進展を見せています。しかし、高等教育制度改革は今後も日本における現在の社会経済的圧力に応えていかなければなりません。

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4-March-2009

English

New policy measures needed to continue tertiary reform without reducing quality, says OECD

Like many countries, China faces the dilemma of expanding its tertiary education system within a tight fiscal constraint. Challenges in China include the unprecedented scale in student numbers and the rapidly rising aspirations of students and parents for upward social mobility through education.

24-November-2008

English

Breaking ranks, oecdObserver

Article from oecdObserver, Breaking ranks.

23-October-2008

English

Norway does well on vocational training but should improve the quality of apprenticeships

Norway’s vocational education and training system has many strengths: good co-operation between employers, unions and vocational authorities and high-status vocational tracks in upper secondary education.

9-September-2008

English

Soaring student numbers pose funding and quality challenges for universities in OECD countries

With more and more high-school graduates going on to university, governments face tough decisions on funding and quality standards to ensure that their education systems respond adequately to booming demand for degrees, a new OECD publication shows.

19-May-2008

English

Chinese disaster & OECD work on earthquakes and schools

Earthquake risks for schools and how best to counter them have been a subject of study and international co-operation at OECD for some years.

2-April-2008

English

Tertiary Education for the Knowledge Society: OECD conference in Lisbon 3-4 April 2008

In today’s knowledge-driven global economy, tertiary education is more important than ever to help countries achieve their economic and social goals. Education authorities from around the world will meet at an OECD conference Lisbon on 3-4 April 2008.

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