Stimulating innovation is key to achieving sustainable economic growth, although recently prevailing practices and institutions of innovation governance have come under pressure. This publication examines the sources of these pressures, and provides lessons on how governance practices can adapt.
The OECD/Canada/Alberta Conference on E-Learning in Post-Secondary Education: Policies, Practices, and Research was held in Calgary, Canada, on 26-28 June, 2005. The conference was jointly organised by the OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Industry Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, and Alberta Advanced Education. It was partly based on a new CERI study, E-Learning in Tertiary
Major education reforms are under way around the world in response to the demands of making lifelong learning opportunities available to all. The 2004 edition also includes a summary of recent major education policy changes across a wide range of fields in OECD countries.
This framework is intended to provide the basis for statistical compilation work within OECD member countries and those non-member countries wishing to adopt the standards.
This document sets out the provisional, single definition and list-based definitions of biotechnology.
This paper examines the state of official ICT statistics in China and tries to assess ICT development in China from the information currently available.
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: