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Any comparative discussion concerning the integration or inclusion of students with handicaps into education systems requires thought to be given to the types of students who are included under such a heading. The term ‘handicap’ although used widely in French is not popular in other countries where the term ’Special Educational Needs’ (SEN) is more commonly used. However the use of this term complicates the matter even further when
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This paper suggests that ongoing developments in societies and their provision of education are reflected in the roles, recruitment and development of school leaders. The paper first examines how, as a result of these developments, the role of sc...
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A paper commissioned by the Education and Training Policy Division, OECD, for the Activity Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers, by Peter Dolton, Andrew Tremayne and Tsung-Ping Chung
This forum addressed forward thinking, innovation and school system change, and covered case studies and reform programmes.
How well can young people read, as they approach the end of their basic education? The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey provides a more complete answer to this question than has previously been possible at an inte...
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This paper will provide an overview of the work being carried out at Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (OECD/CERI) in the field of social exclusion as it applies to children. In particular it will focus on disabled and disadvantaged children and young people since these are the ones who are most likely to be at risk of exclusion and are areas in which the OECD has
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It has almost become a truism that including students with disabilities in mainstream schools is the preferred form of provision. Most countries in Europe have this as their goal and it has been the policy of the European Union for some years. But what is the current situation in relation to this goal for secondary education? This paper will use data gathered by OECD to throw light on this question. The data come from two sources.
The overall purpose of the Activity is to provide policy makers with information and analysis to assist them in formulating and implementing teacher policies leading to quality teaching and learning at the school level.
This paper attempts to position the teaching career within the context of the changing policy paradigm of lifelong learning.
This paper provides an extensive review of the most relevant issues involved in the management of teacher demand and supply at the pre-tertiary level.