How did the transition from compulsory education to work change during the 1990s and which types of transition policies worked best? The experiences of 14 OECD countries are examined in this volume to address these two key questions. This study r...
This conference addressed how to make the transition from initial education to working life work.
The challenge for the Ministry of National Education has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy and society in the face of a shortage of financial and human resources. This book first gives a brief history of e...
Across OECD countries, governments are seeking policies to make education more effective while searching for additional resources to meet the increasing demand for education. The OECD education indicators enable countries to see themselves in the...
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
One of the most striking economic phenomenon of recent years has been the disparity between growth rates across OECD countries. The consequences of this disparity, in terms of differing performances in employment and prosperity, have been a cause of concern both for politicians and for citizens.
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The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.
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The OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Education to Working Life describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s.
This OECD Ministers conference on youth employment covered policies for transition from full-time education to the labour market for young people.
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This paper reviews some of the leading issues concerning school-to-work transitions in advanced economies, drawing on three recent sources: the October 1999 Final Comparative Report of the OECD Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Educa...