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The OECD was invited by the Laganside Corporation to analyse the impact made by the Corporation and its contribution to the economic and regeneration of Belfast. The OECD Team used four key factors to assess the Corporation: economic, leadership, governance and implementation roles.
Higher education institutions (HEIs) in England will benefit from a new fund to provide repayable grants for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This report provides valuable insights into how labour policies can be expanded to meet economic development and social cohesion goals, while also reconciling national and local concerns...
This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is realised.
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This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for 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.
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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.
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This paper gives an update of the Country Background Report of the United Kingdom that was prepared in the framework of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education
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.
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.