The Fifth Meeting of the ECEC Network brought together 46 participants representing 22 countries as well as international organisations and independent researchers. The meeting was designed to discuss the theme “Workforce, Qualifications and Development” in Early Childhood Education and Care.
This publication includes detailed information on how to analyse the PISA data, enabling researchers to both reproduce the initial results and to undertake further analyses. The manual also includes a detailed account of the PISA 2006 database and worked examples providing full syntax in SPSS®.
Discussions were organised around the following three areas of focus: the importance of school leadership and management, the effect of teacher quality, the establishment of incentives and stimuli to improve teachers' performance and the quality of schools.
Green at Fifteen looks at students' awareness of environmental science, their attitudes towards the environment and how these attitudes interrelate with their performance in environmental science.
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.
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Migrant education is receiving increased attention in all OECD countries. The proportion of students who are foreign-born or have foreign-born parents now exceeds 10% in Germany, Belgium, Austria, France, the Netherlands and Sweden, and is above 20% in Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada
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The PISA 2006 Technical Report describes the methodology underlying the PISA 2006 survey. It examines additional features related to the implementation of the project at a level of detail that allows researchers to understand and replicate its analyses.