Reviews of national policies for education are most prominent among a range of activities that lead to analyses of education policy development and implementation in response to or anticipation of wider economic and social trends and developments.
The thematic review of the first years of tertiary education, was organised as part of the regular programme of education policy reviews.
In 1999 long-term aims were set by China for the development of all types of education towards the year 2010. The goal for tertiary education was to achieve an enrolment ratio of 15% of the 18-22 age group. There are fairly clear indications that...
L’apprentissage est une condition essentielle du progrès dans la « société du savoir », et il joue un rôle déterminant pour la croissance économique et le bien-être collectif. Les pays Membres de l’OCDE se sont engagés à faire de la formation tout au long de la vie une réalité pour tous. Mais la réalisation de cet objectif exige des ressources importantes et ces pays n’ont pas tous les mêmes possibilités de se les procurer.
Les élèves sont-ils bien préparés aux défis de l’avenir ? Sont-ils capables d’analyser, de raisonner et de communiquer leurs idées efficacement ? Ont-ils les moyens de continuer à apprendre tout au long de leur vie ? Ces questions reviennent sans cesse dans la bouche des parents, des élèves, du public et des responsables des systèmes éducatifs. Connaissances et compétences : des atouts pour la vie apporte certaines réponses à ces
The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of learning.
The importance of knowledge, skills, and competencies to individuals and society is widely accepted among policymakers in OECD countries. At least at the discourse level, a well-educated, knowledgeable, highly qualified citizenry is seen as playing an eminent role in facing the challenges of the present and the future. To date, the major impetus in OECD countries for efforts in the area of key competencies has come from the business
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The Swedish review visit took place on May 2nd through May 12th, 2000. The members of Steering Group, the authors of the Background Report and the members of the review team can be found in the Annexes 1 and 2 to this document. The review team would like to thank deeply the Pilot Group, theauthors of the Background Report and the persons who during the visit were able to give some information on the specificity and the success factors
This activity describes how young people's transition to work changed during the 1990s, and the interaction between the education, labour and social policies that led to successful youth transitions.
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This seminar in cooperation with the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) will review the forces behind the change, the main trends, and the action programs striving either for transformation or for regional or international convergence and compatibility of HE systems.