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  • 18-November-2014


    A Skills Beyond School Review of South Africa

    Vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. How can employers and unions be engaged? How can workbased learning be used? This country report on South Africa looks at these and other questions.

  • 13-November-2014


    OECD Education Today - Under the radar? Professional education and training

    A recent review of the United States concluded that in the decade to 2018, nearly one third of job vacancies will require a post-secondary qualification of some sort, but less than a four year degree.

  • 13-novembre-2014


    Une meilleure formation professionnelle aurait un effet positif sur les compétences et la création d’emplois, selon l’OCDE

    Les pays devraient intensifier leurs efforts pour améliorer la qualité de la formation professionnelle postsecondaire et répondre ainsi à l’évolution des besoins du marché du travail d’aujourd’hui, selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.

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  • 13-November-2014


    A Skills Beyond School Review of the Netherlands

    Vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. How can employers and unions be engaged? This country report on the Netherlands looks at these and other questions.

  • 10-November-2014


    OECD Education Today - School size: A literature review

    How big should schools be? Is bigger better? Or do all the best things come in small packages? For education systems, the question of how school size influences quality and efficiency has long been an important issue.

  • 5-November-2014


    OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Slovak Republic 2014

    This book provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches in the Slovak Republic.

  • 29-October-2014


    Education Indicators in Focus No. 25 Who are the doctorate holders and where do their qualifications lead them?

    Many countries have implemented reforms to develop and support doctoral studies and postdoctoral research, stressing the crucial role of doctorate students and degree holders in terms of economic growth, innovation and scientific research.

  • 28-October-2014


    Critical Maths for Innovative Societies: The Role of Metacognitive Pedagogies

    How can mathematics education foster the skills that are appropriate for innovative societies? Mathematics education is heavily emphasised worldwide, nevertheless it is still considered to be a stumbling block for many students. This book is designed to assist practitioners, curriculum developers and policy makers alike in preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s world.

  • 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.

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