This workshop focused on implementation aspects of financial education in schools and was attended by practitioners, educationists and teachers.
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Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education Guidance from PISA for the Canary Islands, Spain
During his official visit to Spain, Angel Gurría met with government representatives including Mr. Mariano Rajoy, President of the Government.
How can government policies move towards increasing agricultural innovation and improving productivity? This OECD conference shared case studies and ideas from Europe, China, United States, India, Africa, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.
El Secretario General de la OCDE, Angel Gurría, afirmó que el paquete de reformas aprobadas por el Gobierno Español es un importante paso en el fortalecimiento del sistema bancario, de las finanzas públicas, así como en la creación de un mercado laboral más dinámico.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría said Spain’s comprehensive reform programme is a major step forward in strengthening the country’s banking system and its public finances, as well as creating a more dynamic labour market.
Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.
This report summarises the analysis, findings and policy recommendations from the project on Climate Change, Employment and Local Development undertaken by the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme.
Though the economic crisis has forced Spain to cut public spending in the past year, including to development co-operation, its aid has almost doubled since 2003. Spain still has plans to meet the international target of committing 0.7% of its gross national income to development aid.
Spain increased aid from 0.23% of its national wealth in 2003 to 0.46% in 2009, before cutting it to 0.43% - or USD 5.9 billion in 2010. The world’s 7th largest donor by volume, Spain still has plans to meet the international target of committing 0.7% of its gross national income to development aid.