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The Finns regard education as very important. In a survey in 1993-94 Finnish adults were asked how they consider the Finnish comprehensive school to have succeeded in reaching its core objectives (3). Up to 66% of the adult respondents considered the school to have succeeded in developing skills and knowledge which support students in their further studies, as well as in promoting study motivation (60%), mediating a healthy lifestyle
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This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends.
This book analyses new economic development in the Baltic States and Northwest Russia and provides suggestions on how to speed up this progress.
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Alors que le nombre et la proportion de personnes âgées de 65 ans et plus vont continuer de s’accroître au cours des prochaines décennies, une amélioration de l’état fonctionnel des personnes âgées pourrait contribuer à ralentir l’augmentation de la demande.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Finland.
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Cette note, extraite du chapitre 2 de Réformes économiques: Objectif croissance 2007, contient des informations sur les progrès réalisés dans la mise en œuvre des réformes de politique structurelle identifiées en 2006 pour la Finlande.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.
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This Country Note on Finland forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of social and economic objectives of countries.
This site contains a list of key references on Finland. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.