Across the OECD, attention is focusing increasingly on what has been dubbed the "digital divide" - a term that refers to the gaps in access to information and communication technology (ICT). The stakes are high, as ICT is now integral to the soci...
This seminar was about advancing the understanding of knowledge management at organisation and enterprise levels, across sectors, in the emerging knowledge economy.
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The aims of the seminar are to advance our understanding of knowledge management at organisation and enterprise levels across sectors in the emerging knowledge economy and to develop a framework identifying good practices of knowledge management in enterprises and organisations across sectors. <
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During the 1960's, beginning with the Great Society initiatives of the Johnson administration, there was an enlargement of existing policies and creation of new policies and programs to address the issue of poverty in the United States. In the 19...
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Social exclusion has become one of the important themes in contemporary social policy debates in OECD countries. While there is a considerable debate about the precise meaning of the term (Evans, Paugham, and Prelis, 1995, Atkinson, 1998a, Klasen...
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Children's vulnerability to adverse social and economic circumstances is well established. Socio-economic background is one of the main predictors of cognitive development that provide the underpinnings of educational achievement, and on which mu...
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If cities, in the global age, are to address the twin tasks of economic regeneration and social inclusion they will require a renaissance in learning (EC/Fast). This challenge is to develop the capabilities (Sen, 1985; 1990; Nussbaum and Sen, 1...
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The concept of "social exclusion" was first popularised in 1974 in France, by René Lenoir the then Secretary of State for Social Action and was used to refer to the "physically disabled", the "mentally disabled" and the "socially maladjusted". Len...
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Le présent rapport, relatif à la Communauté française de Belgique, s'inscrit dans l’examen thématique des politiques de garde et d'éducation dans douze pays, lancée par le Comité de l'Éducation de l'OCDE en mars 1998. Ce projet est issu de la Rencontre des Ministres de l'Éducation de 1996 sur la formation tout au long de la vie, une réalité pour tous. Dans le communiqué des Ministres, l'amélioration de l'accès et la qualité de
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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.