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This 2009 edition of Education at a Glance includes first results from TALIS, a survey on teacher practices, new analysis of the social benefits of education, new information on long-term unemployment and involuntary part-time work among young adults, and new data on the benefits of education.
The current paper provides an overview of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) as well as of the forthcoming OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).
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This Self-evaluation report reflects the joint effort of higher education institutions (HEI) and regional stakeholders in the Bío Bío Region, Chile to assess the impact that the HEI have had on regional development. The self-evaluation was performed between December 2008 and June 2009.
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The OECD is looking for monetary sponsorship in its efforts to conduct a feasibility study to assess learning outcomes and enhance student success globally.
This page regroups all the AHELO newsletters. AHELO, the Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes is a feasibility study to assess whether cross-national comparisons of higher education outcomes are possible.
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This review of Mexico assesses the main challenges faced by the VET system and presents an interconnected package of five policy recommendations. Each recommendation is described in terms of the challenge, the recommendation itself, supporting arguments, and issues of implementation.
In his introductory remarks at the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Mr Gurría noted that governments need to address the social and human dimensions of the crisis, which means that recovery plans have to support the most vulnerable and include investing in skills development, education and enhanced training projects.
This conference will present a broad picture of the crisis and its impact on higher education in a transparent and interactive way: trends will be highlighted; case studies will allow in depth analysis; strategies will be shared.
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The world economy is experiencing an economic downturn. GDP growth is slowing down and is expected to be negative in 2009 in the US, Japan, Britain and the Euro area. Unemployment is rising and consumer demand is falling, as the real economy is hit by the consequences of the financial turmoil
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The OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is the most comprehensive international survey of adult skills ever undertaken.