The economies of OECD countries need specific occupational skills. Vocational education and training (VET) systems, which supply these skills, are now under intensive scrutiny to determine if they can deliver the skills required, and ensure that they adapt to fast-changing needs.
International students are one of the fastest growing parts of the global education system. In just 20 years their numbers have more than doubled, and there are now over 4 million young people currently studying abroad to get their degree
David Hoey, Chief Executive Officer of WorldSkills International spoke to us of the international skills extravaganza (WorldSkills Leipzig 2013) going on now, between 2-7 July.
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Between 2000 and 2011, the number of international students has more than doubled. Today, almost 4.5 million tertiary students are enrolled outside their country of citizenship.
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OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training. A Skills beyond School Review of Germany.
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A Skills beyond School Review of Austria
Bringing you the highlights from the OECD Directorate for Education and Skills
The insight that education is valuable both to individuals and to countries is not new. Using continuously improving data and statistical tools, we have come to understand and appreciate the magnitude of education’s impact on employment, income, health and life opportunities in general.
L’écart en termes d’emploi entre les jeunes qui ont un bon niveau d’instruction et ceux qui ont abandonné tôt leurs études n’a cessé de se creuser pendant la crise.
Regards sur l’éducation : Les indicateurs de l’OCDE fait figure de publication de référence sur l’état de l’éducation dans le monde. Elle fournit des données sur la structure, le financement et les performances des systèmes d’éducation dans plus de 40 pays