The service sector accounts for about 70% of aggregate production and employment in OECD economies and continues to grow. Countries differ, however, in the role and performance of the service sector. This paper examines the performance of the services sector across OECD countries.
Formative assessment – the frequent assessments of student progress to identify learning needs and shape teaching – has become a prominent issue in education reform.
Technology transfer experts from OECD and Russian universities, international organisations, governments, business and finance, explored issues on technology commercialisation and the development and financing of entrepreneurship at Russian universities.
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This background report is one of a series of papers prepared by countries participating in an activity of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), “Attracting, Developing and Retaining Effective Teachers.” The focus of the country background reports is on the aspects of teacher policy that deal with how to attract, recruit, develop, and retain effective teachers. The report has the following four objectives:
View all information about these case studies, which were carried out to understand how information communications technology relates to educational innovation. See results from the 22 countries that took part.
This seminar included workshops: mobilising and using diverse sources of funding; labour market and the development of higher education, and the role of higher education in strategies for regional development.
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E-learning is becoming increasingly prominent in tertiary education, with universities increasing provision and more students signing up. But is it actually changing the way universities teach and students learn?
The project is centred on workshops to review the main aspects of evidence-based policy research, discuss what constitutes evidence for research in education, how that evidence can best be utilized, and possible solutions to challenges observed by participating countries.