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This document, prepared by Prof. Oene Oenema and Paul B.M. Berentsen, assesses the political economy of the implementation of the ‘minerals accounting system’ MINAS in the Netherlands. While the system contributed to some environmental improvements, the costs of its implementation were rather high.
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The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.
These peer reviews (of Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden) present recommendations for policy actions in each country based on strengths and weaknesses observed in the policy approach to developing highly skilled workers to fulfil future industry requirements.
Netherlands: Links and publications relating to conflict prevention and peace-building
3-minute video explaining what the OECD/PISA programme is and progress made from 2000 to 2004. Available in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese.
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In this report, the country summarizes the main developments in competition law and policy in 2003.
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This activity gathers information about qualification systems in participating countries; examines the impact of different qualification policies on lifelong learning; and helps countries to share know-how and policy experience gained from recent reforms and adjustments of qualification systems.
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This report is a contribution to the comparative international research of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the OECD Program on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE).The project of the HEFCE and IMHE Program is a contribution to the development of higher education policy and management in a number of countries by learning from each other’s experiences and by ensuring the effectiveness of
This major project was carried out to assist governments with designing and implementing teacher policies to improve teaching and learning in schools. View a report on the Netherlands, one of 25 countries that took part.
At the request of the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has set up the Committee ‘Brain & Learning’. As a first activity, the Committee has organized the “Week of Brain & Learning” from 4-6 February 2004. The aim of the new activity in the Netherlands is to promote the application of knowledge of the neurosciences and cognitive sciences to