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According to the dictionary, knowledge is the sum of what is known, the body of truth, information and principles acquired by mankind. Knowledge is related to intellectual capacities, but it is also linked to observation and experience.
There is an urgent need to increase our knowledge about the level and content of trade in educational services, both the more "traditional trade" by students studying abroad and on "newer forms of trade" like cross-border e-learning activities in post-secondary education and training.
Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Lithuania has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Minist...
Reviews of national policies for education are most prominent among a range of activities that lead to analyses of education policy development and implementation in response to or anticipation of wider economic and social trends and developments.
The thematic review of the first years of tertiary education, was organised as part of the regular programme of education policy reviews.
In 1999 long-term aims were set by China for the development of all types of education towards the year 2010. The goal for tertiary education was to achieve an enrolment ratio of 15% of the 18-22 age group. There are fairly clear indications that...
Learning is an essential basis for progress in the 'knowledge society'; it is critical for economic growth and social welfare. OECD Member countries have committed themselves to making lifelong learning a reality for all. But the resources requir...