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  • 22-April-1999


    Innovating Schools

    It is now widely agreed that learning is pivotal in the "knowledge societies" of today and, still more, of tomorrow. It is also widely agreed that schools have a key role to play in laying the foundations for lifelong learning for all of us. But,...

  • 6-November-1998


    Making the Curriculum Work

    How can curriculum content be adjusted to tomorrow's needs? Can student assessment help make curricula more relevant? How can further training for teachers make their teaching more effective? These questions lie at the heart of curriculum reform,...

  • 7-October-1998

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    New Developments in Educational Software and Multimedia - background paper

    There is an urgent need for both policy makers and market operators to deal with the new opportunities for trading different types of content in digital form, and to reach a common re-definition of goods and services in a new global trading envir...

  • 4-May-1998


    Human Capital Investment - An International Comparison (online publication)

    Investment in human capital is to the fore of debate and analysis in OECD countries about how to promote economic prosperity, fuller employment, and social cohesion. Individuals, organisations and nations increasingly recognise that high levels o...

  • 21-April-1997


    Sustainable Flexibility: A Prospective Study on Work, Family and Society in the Information Age

    It is now well accepted that technological development and the globalisation of economies have permanently changed the character of both work and employment in OECD countries. Work in successful enterprises can no longer follow the old industrial...

  • 28-August-1996


    Information Technology and the Future of Post-Secondary Education

    At the end of this century, post-secondary education faces a triple challenge -- how to provide high quality education and training attuned to the 21st century for all adults who need it and can profit from it in the most cost-effective way. Info...

  • 1-April-1996


    Measuring What People Know: Human Capital Accounting for the Knowledge Economy (E-book PDF Format)

    Is human capital accounting theoretically possible and practically feasible? Economists estimate human capital on the basis of years of schooling or formal educational attainment levels regardless of actual productive capacity. Financial accounting and reporting ignore even these crude measures, leaving human capital off the balance sheet for want of rules or conventions. A review of innovative policies in OECD countries shows that

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