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As part of the OECD New Millennium Learners (NML) project, CERI (Centre for Educational Research and Innovation) initiated the ICT in Initial Teacher Training study. The objectives of the study are:to provide a detailed picture of how technology is used in initial teacher training from a comparative perspective; to analyse the views of the main stakeholders regarding the present and future use of technology in initial teacher
This book sheds light on the use of tax expenditures, mainly through a study of ten OECD countries: Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. It highlights key trends and successful practices.
Country case studies of China, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa and the United States in measures that may hamper trade in steel scrap, recovered paper and plastic scrap, and if and how they could be removed without compromising environmental protection.
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This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010.
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Immigrants with low levels of education are at a severe disadvantage in the Dutch labour market compared to their native peers – and this gap is far more pronounced than in the OECD on average.
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The Self-evaluation report for the City of Rotterdam, Netherlands was prepared by Economic Development Board Rotterdam (EDBR), as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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The Self-evaluation report for the City of Amsterdam, Netherlands was prepared by SEO Economisch Onderzoek in collaboration with a number of higher education institutions in the city, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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In the context of English-speaking countries, the term agency is used as an umbrella concept for different forms of what is called in the Dutch context "privatisation" (i.e. devolution and delegation of power to more autonomous bodies). To assist in understanding the Dutch situation, this paper will discuss first a conceptual framework which runs as a thread through this chapter...
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This paper aims to identify a few features of institutions and policies in the Dutch public sector that can be characterised as "typically Dutch" and that, moreover, may be considered as worthy of further thought, or perhaps even as a source of inspiration, for countries that are presently thinking about the modernisation of their public sector.
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This article focuses on non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) in the Netherlands that are funded by public money and whose task is defined by law. In terms of public spending, the service delivery role of NDPBs is quite extensive, and they are investing in new ways of enhancing their efficiency, the quality of their services, and the confidence of those with whom they deal. The notion of broad public accountability applies: NDPBs are