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  • 15-October-2014


    Korea: Promote inclusive growth through greater employer involvement in the employment and skills system, says OECD

    Korea has made significant progress towards decentralising the management of employment and training programmes, but can still do more to create stronger links with employers at the local level, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 14-October-2014


    PISA in Focus No. 44 - How is equity in resource allocation related to student performance?

    How educational resources are allocated is just as important as the amount of resources available.

  • 14-octobre-2014


    PISA à la loupe No. 44 - Équité de l’affectation des ressources : quels liens avec la performance des élèves ?

    La façon dont les ressources pédagogiques sont affectées compte autant que la quantité des ressources disponibles.

  • 13-October-2014


    Trends Spotlight #5: Infinite Connections: Education and new technologies

    ICT has influenced almost all aspects of our lives and has changed the way we communicate, work and socialize. Education plays a key role in ensuring that everyone can reap the benefits of our technology-rich world, as well as help mitigate some of the risks.

  • 10-October-2014


    Infinite Connections: The Digital Divide

    In 1973, Martin Cooper, a researcher at Motorola, made the first call from a handheld mobile phone prototype. This phone weighed 1.1 kg, took 10 hours to re-charge and was limited to 30 minutes of talking time. When it was commercialized in 1983, the phone cost approximately 7,000 USD.

  • 3-octobre-2014


    Les commentaires : un outil essentiel au service de l’enseignement

    Le 5 octobre marquera le 20e anniversaire de la Journée mondiale des enseignants, lancée à l’initiative de l’UNESCO pour valoriser, évaluer et améliorer le travail des éducateurs du monde entier. C’est aussi l’occasion idéale de nous interroger à nouveau sur les moyens dont disposent les établissements pour reconnaître et encourager un enseignement de qualité.

  • 3-October-2014


    OECD Education Today - Delivering feedback for better teaching

    October 5 marks the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s World Teachers' Day, a day devoted to “appreciating, assessing and improving educators of the world”. This gives us a great opportunity to reflect again on how schools can celebrate and develop great teaching. One way to do that is through critical exchanges – building constructive feedback systems within the schools.

  • 3-octobre-2014

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    L’enseignement a’ la loupe No.6 - Commentaires aux enseignants : un potentiel inexploité

    Dans les pays et économies participant à l’Enquête internationale sur l’enseignement et l’apprentissage (TALIS) de l’OCDE, la majorité des enseignants indiquent recevoir des commentaires sur différents aspects de leur travail dans leur établissement.

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  • 1-October-2014


    Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship

    The OECD Directorate for Education has launched the Thomas J. Alexander Fellowship Programme. Mr. Alexander (1940 - 2012) was the Director for the OECD’s Education, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Directorate from 1989-2000.

  • 9-September-2014

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    Education at a Glance 2014: Brazil

    Public investment in education has sharply increased since 2000 and is now one of the highest among OECD and partner countries. In 2011, the Brazilian government spent 19% of its total expenditure on education, which is well above the OECD average of 13%, and is the fourth highest among all OECD and partner countries with available data.

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