Publications & Documents


  • 11-February-2008

    English

    Building Schools for the Future in the United Kingdom

    The United Kingdom’s 15-year Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme aims to improve the fabric of school buildings and provide investment in information and communications technology, making up for chronic underinvestment in school buildings.

  • 8-February-2008

    English, , 196kb

    Implications of Curriculum Reform for School Buildings in Scotland - PEB Exchange, February 2008

    Scotland’s Building Excellence programme is exploring the implications of curriculum reform for school building design. It includes events which bring together teachers, designers, school managers and local authorities.

  • 17-January-2008

    English, , 81kb

  • 18-December-2007

    English

    Sickness, Disability and Work (Vol. 2): Australia, Luxembourg, Spain and the United Kingdom

    Too many workers leave the labour market permanently due to health problems, and yet too many people with a disabling condition are denied the opportunity to work. This is a social and economic tragedy common to virtually all OECD countries, and an apparent paradox that needs explaining.

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  • 11-December-2007

    English

    Reviews of National Policies for Education - Quality and Equity of Schooling in Scotland

    The review assesses the performance of Scottish schools, using PISA findings and national test and examination results. It also examines educational reforms in Scotland in the light of reforms in countries facing similar challenges.

  • 6-December-2007

    English, , 1,125kb

    OECD Review of the Quality and Equity of Education Outcomes in Scotland - Diagnostic Report

    In 2006, Scotland asked the OECD to examine the performance of its school system within the framework of the OECD’s reviews of national policies for education.

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  • 12-November-2007

    English

    Performance Budgeting in OECD Countries

    This book reviews the experiences of eight OECD countries which have developed and used performance information in the budget process over the past ten years. The book offers guidelines and recommendations on adapting budget systems to promote the use of performance information.

  • 1-October-2007

    English

    Globalisation and Regional Economies: Can OECD Regions Compete in Global Industries?

    Despite concern about the negative impacts of globalisation on the economies of OECD regions, "Globalisation and Regional Economies" presents evidence that region-specific advantages remain a significant source of productivity gain for firms.

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  • 18-September-2007

    English, , 238kb

    Education at a Glance 2007 - Briefing note United Kingdom

    This note contrasts key findings for the United Kingdom with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.

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  • 18-September-2007

    English, , 6,228kb

    Education at a Glance 2007 PowerPoint presentation United Kingdom

    This note contrasts key findings for the United Kingdom with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.

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