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This activity gathers information about qualification systems in participating countries; examines the impact of different qualification policies on lifelong learning; and helps countries to share know-how and policy experience gained from recent reforms and adjustments of qualification systems.
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Presented at "Taking Fear out of Schools", an International Policy conference co-organised by the OECD, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the Directorate for Primary and Secondary Education and Stavanger University College, (5-8 September 2004, Stavanger, Norway)
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The report describes the system of higher education in Ireland, identifies key aspects of higher education policy, institutional financial management practices, establishing a link between policy and practices in these institutions.
This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View reports on the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View reports on Ireland, one of 25 countries that took part.
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The OECD endorsed a review of policies for career information, guidance and counselling services in autumn 2000, for career information systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality.
Results from schools in Ireland that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation.
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The OECD's submission, which is re-printed herewith, was based on both past and ongoing work in the Directorate for Education, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and the Economics Department.
Young people have been hit hard by unemployment during the Irish recession. While much research has been undertaken to study the effects of the recession on overall labour market dynamics, little is known about the specific effects on youth unemployment and the associated challenges.