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  • 14-November-2019

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    Government at a Glance

    Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.

  • 28-March-2019

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    Vocational Education and Training in Estonia

    One of a series of studies on vocational education and training, this review assesses the vocational education and training (VET) in Estonia and provides policy recommendations.Estonia does very well in terms of student achievement on PISA, and the results from the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) are also excellent. Unemployment levels are low. But despite recent reforms, VET remains relatively low status compared to general education, dropout rates are too high for comfort, and apprenticeships, despite recent efforts, fail to attract many young people. Suggested approaches to improve VET in Estonia include the expansion of work-based learning within all VET programmes and measures to increase the number of apprentices. Tackling dropout should be done by a set of complementary measures, including support in basic skills for those students lagging behind. Building pathways between VET and general education options can help improve the status of VET. More and better career guidance, especially before the key grade 9 transition point, is also needed.
  • 22-November-2017

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    OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 - highlights by country

    These notes present selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.

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  • 15-November-2017

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    How's life in Estonia?

    This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.

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  • 25-September-2017

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    As Estonian exporters lead the way, policy needs to adapt

    International trade plays an important role in the Estonian economy. Around a half of the private sector employment is sustained by foreign demand, twice as much as the OECD average.

  • 25-September-2017

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    Estonia: Using fiscal space for a more inclusive growth

    Estonian growth is picking up again strongly in 2017 and the level of activity has finally surpassed its pre-crisis level, almost 10 years after the outset of the financial crisis. However, poverty remains among the highest in the OECD.

  • 15-September-2017

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    Estonia: Policy action is needed for stronger and more inclusive growth

    Estonia: Policy action is needed for stronger and more inclusive growth

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  • 15-September-2017

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    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in Tallinn, Estonia, on 15-16 September 2017

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, wasin Tallinn, Estonia, on 15-16 September 2017, to present the 2017 OECD Economic Survey of Estonia, alongside Mr. Jevgeni Ossinovski, Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia.

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  • 1-March-2017

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    Estonia should reduce its oil shale reliance for greener growth

    Estonia needs to move faster to reduce its dependence on oil shale so it can advance towards a greener economy and reduce air pollution and waste generation, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 6-December-2016

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    PISA 2015 key findings for Estonia

    This country note presents student performance in science, reading and mathematics, and measures equity in education in Estonia. The interactive charts allow you to compare results with other countries participating in the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

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