Korea and Finland top the OECD’s latest PISA survey of reading literacy among 15-year olds, which for the first time tested students’ ability to manage digital information, according to OECD's PISA 2009 results.
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PISA 2009 Results: Overcoming Social Background Equity in Learning pportunitiesand Outcomes (Vol ume II )
Genomics: offering the promise of a better future? 6 – 7 December at OECD headquarters in Paris
During his official visit, Angel Gurría will meet with government ministers and officials. He will address a Government Plenary Session and take part in seminars organised by the Manufacturers Association of Israel and the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center.
The OECD eChemPortal, which offers comprehensive information on chemical substances, has been updated to offer better access to a wider range of data.
The OECD Secretary-General presents a report prepared for G20 Seoul Summit. The report is structured as follows. First, it elaborates on how the policy priorities identified in the OECD structural surveillance process and by G20 countries in their national policy templates would contribute to stronger growth, sounder public finances and more sustainable global imbalances. The Report then discusses options for strengthening the OECD
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OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will meet with OECD ministers in Venice on Monday 15 November to discuss the challenges of delivering effective public services at a time of tightened budgets. Journalists are invited to attend a news conference at 1.00 p.m.
Angel Gurría's official visits
During his official visit, Angel Gurría met with government ministers and officials. He also held a press conference on the release of the OECD Economic Survey of Indonesia and the Investment Policy Review of Indonesia.