12-November-2013

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Skills Survey: Country specific-material

Two rounds of the Survey of Adult Skills are under way: Round 1 (2008-13) with 24 participating countries, whose results were released in October 2013, and Round 2 (2012-16) with 9 participating countries, whose results will be released in 2016. A third round is scheduled to begin in May 2014.

20-June-2013

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Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

4-October-2012

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Quality Matters in Early Childhood Education and Care - Japan

ECEC is a topic of increased policy interest in Japan where improving quality in the ECEC sector is a subject of growing importance. The OECD has identified five effective policy levers to encourage quality in the sector.

7-September-2012

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Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Japan

Although the salaries of experienced teachers in Japan are high relative to other OECD countries, their starting salaries are lower and working hours are longer. Moreover, different from the trend across OECD countries, teachers’ salaries have been declining since 2000 in real terms.

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24-April-2012

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The OECD skills strategy and its relevance for Japan

Without adequate investment in skills, people languish on the margins of society, technological progress does not translate into inclusive economic growth, and countries can no longer compete in an increasingly knowledge-based global society, said OECD Secretary-General.

28-June-2011

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Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.

5-March-2009

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Japan must continue reforms in tertiary education, says OECD

In recent years, Japan has made significant progress in modernising its tertiary education system but reforms of the system must continue to respond to current social and economic pressures in Japan.

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5-March-2009

Japanese

日本は高等教育改革を継続しなければならない

近年、日本は若年人口の減少と今日のグローバル経済におけるリサーチベースのイノベーションの必要性に直面し、高等教育制度の近代化において大幅な進展を見せています。しかし、高等教育制度改革は今後も日本における現在の社会経済的圧力に応えていかなければなりません。

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