Publications & Documents


  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 12-September-2007

    English, , 1,005kb

    Improving School Leadership - Country Background Report for England

    This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends

  • 3-September-2007

    English, , 1,179kb

    Recognising non-formal and informal learning: Country Background Report - United Kingdom

    The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.

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  • 3-July-2007

    English

    Review on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship"

    The LEED Programme released a report on "Clusters and Entrepreneurship: International Comparisons" in June 2007. The aim of this study was to give policy advice on how to adapt and strengthen the policy framework in order to support cluster and entrepreneurship de

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  • 11-June-2007

    English, , 1,390kb

    Improving School Leadership - Country Background Report for Northern Ireland

    This activity aims to support policy development through examining: the roles and responsibilities of school leaders, policies and conditions for making school leaders most effective, the development and support of effective school leadership and policies and practices conducive to these ends.&l

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