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In 1959, the University of Oulu, one of Finland's 20 universities, was created 600 km north of Helsinki, the beginning of regional higher education in Finland. Today, its five faculties -- Education, Humanities, Medicine, Science and Technology -...
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At Toulouse 1, international outreach activities are twofold. The University works in a diversified partnership with several countries in western Europe and north America in the field of education (joint teaching networks and qualifications, exch...
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The Université Louis Pasteur comprises 17 separate institutional components (i.e. schools, education/training and research units, an 'observatory' and various institutes), in which some 18 000 students are enrolled. Its human resources consist o...
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The University was formed as Sheffield Polytechnic through the merger of three Colleges of Art and Design, Commerce and Technology. Further mergers with three Teacher Training Colleges during the 1970s involved a name change, to Sheffield City Po...
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Since 1986, the institutional system of quality assessment (QA) in the Netherlands, or "onderwijsvisitaties" has been carried out by the VSNU, an association of Dutch universities consisting of the fourteen institutions of higher education which ...
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Greek universities are constitutionally defined as public institutions and come under the supervision of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs (MNERA). The government determines their creation, structure, and operations. Nation...
The Well-being of Nations: The Role of Human and Social Capital (Overview in Spanish)
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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 lea...
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Thematic reviews", geared to providing a cross-national perspective on particular themes of common interest and growing importance were begun in 1995. Participating counties, selected so as to cover a range of structures, traditions and circums...
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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.