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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.
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The report provides evidence-based recommendations to improve policy co-ordination between environment and health. It incluses case studies on Canada, France and the United Kingdom to better understand the existing level of co-ordination between environmental and health policies.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for the United Kingdom.
OECD Territorial Reviews: Newcastle in the North East, The United Kingdom assesses the economic trends, policy and governance challenges in building a competitive economy in Newcastle and the North East England.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.
Today the battle for talent is as important as the battle for capital. In the knowledge economy, skilled migrants can offer a significant comparative advantage to local economies. Unskilled migrants are also in demand, particularly where demographic...
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This note summarizes the main characteristics of the UK education system. The full edition “Education at a Glance: OECD indicators 2006” provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of education indicators enabling countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance.
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This Country Background Report for the United Kingdom was prepared for the Department for Education and Skills as an input to the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
Skills are key to a better job and a better life. Yet acquiring them is often most difficult for the people who need them most: those trapped in low-paid jobs with hard working conditions. The result is an imbalanced labour market...