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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in the United States 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
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Les nouvelles d'AHELO en décembre 2010: participation de pays supplémentaires, des progrès importants sur les instruments, les travaux démarrent sur la dimension contextuelle, l'avis des experts et le calendrier de l'étude.
The US' performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is benchmarked against high performing and fast improving countries/economies participating in PISA
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The present paper draws extensively on an earlier paper (Watts, 2009) prepared for the previous OECD review of initial VET, “Learning for Jobs” (OECD, 2010). Some of the current paper focuses specifically on career guidance provision within post-secondary vocational institutions; some more generally on post-secondary vocational programmes regardless of where they are offered. Attention will also be given to the career guidance needs
This report was prepared to help the authorities of the Kyrgyz Republic better understand the reasons for the dramatically low performance of Kyrgyz students in the 2006 PISA survey, despite significant resources and efforts invested in education by schools, parents and government.
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Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
This report will be useful for professionals in Santa Catarina as well as their Brazilian and international counterparts.
This report discusses the most relevant issues concerning using student test results in OECD countries. Initially the report provides an overview of how student test results are reported in OECD countries and how stakeholders in these countries use and perceive of the results.