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The Education policy Outlook is a new publication that uses existing knowledge to review education policies and reforms across OECD countries. It will build on substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge and on the experience of policy outlooks already developed across the OECD.
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In many OECD countries, upper secondary attainment is becoming the minimum qualification level.
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A knowledge-based society relies on a highly qualified labour force, not only for high-technology sectors and research, but increasingly in all sectors of the economy and society.
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La educación desempeña un papel fundamental que determina cómo se vivirá en la edad adulta, ya que un mayor nivel de educación significa ingresos más altos, una mejor salud y una vida más larga. En el mismo tenor, el fracaso educativo tiene altos costes financieros y sociales a largo plazo. Las personas sin las aptitudes para participar social y económicamente generan costos más altos para el sistema sanitario, el apoyo al ingreso, el
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Education is an essential foundation for personal, social and economic success in a globalised economy. But how can developing countries offer enough education, particularly quality tertiary education, to their citizens to enable them to play a full part in creating and enjoying such success?Many countries, particularly in the developed world, are competing to attract foreign students, or to establish a presence abroad. But they do
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Education plays a key role in determining how you spend your adult life – a higher level of education means higher earnings, better health, and a longer life. By the same token, the long-term social and financial costs of educational failure are high. Those without the skills to participate socially and economically generate higher costs for health, income support, child welfare and social security systems.So a fair and inclusive
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In the globalising knowledge economy, OECD countries face competition in a number of markets. They are turning to knowledge-intensive products and services, which increases dependency on access to new technologies, research results and knowledge and skills. But as global success is often based on local excellence, the local availability of knowledge and skills is becoming increasingly important. Higher education institutions (HEIs)
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Learning one set of skills at school, technical college or university is no longer enough to carry people throughout their working life. But there is one basic skill that is becoming increasingly important in today’s fast-changing technological universe: being able to learn and adapt to the new skills and training that will be required. But learning to learn is not enough; people also need to be sure that they acquire new skills
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Regulatory reform is a priority in the effort to promote sustainable economic growth, complementing sound macroeconomic policies. It can help shift economic activity to higher value-added production and services, encourage the use of appropriate and new technology and make national economies more resilient to economic shocks. Regulatory reform is a very important asset as countries move forward in the process of globalisation.Korea
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This Policy Brief describes some of the many channels of communication that are open for productive dialogue between the OECD and civil society.