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Higher level vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. What type of training is needed to meet the needs of changing economies? How can employers and unions be engaged? The country reports in this series look at these and other questions. They form part of Skills beyond School, the OECD policy review of postsecondary vocational education and training.
The average worker in Israel faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 20.7% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Israel was ranked 31 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.
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This note presents key findings for Israel from Society at a Glance 2014 - OECD Social indicators. This 2014 publication also provides a special chapter on: the crisis and its aftermath: a “stress test” for societies and for social policies.
Israel’s output growth remains relatively strong and unemployment is low. However, living standards remain well below those of top ranking OECD countries, the rate of relative poverty is high, and there are environmental challenges.
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How's Life? 2013 - Country note - Israel (PDF)
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
This report presents the OECD's assessment of recent developments in Israel in the area of labour market and social policy. It focuses on recent trends in poverty and employment outcomes and policy development to improve employment opportunities, especially for the Arab and Haredi communities.
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Israel has many different programmes in postsecondary vocational education and training, including practical engineering and technician programmes and vocational courses which are the main focus of this commentary.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Israel