Korea


14-March-2014

English

Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education - Lessons from PISA for Korea

The story of Korean education over the past 50 years is one of remarkable growth and achievement. Korea is one of the top performing countries in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey and among those with the highest proportion of young people who have completed upper secondary and tertiary education.

2-July-2013

English

Labour market policies to promote growth and social cohesion in Korea

Labour market reform to improve growth prospects and reduce inequality is a top priority in the face of rapid population ageing and a dualistic labour market. Sustaining output growth requires policies to mitigate the impact of rapid population ageing by increasing labour inputs from under-employed segments of the population.

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2-July-2013

English

Education reform in Korea

The rapid expansion of education in Korea is exceptional and has played a key role in its economic development. Sustaining Korea’s growth potential in the face of demographic headwinds requires further improving the education system to boost productivity growth.

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20-June-2013

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Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables

10-September-2012

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Education at a Glance 2012: Country Notes - Korea

Korea has reduced the share of individuals without upper secondary education while the proportion of tertiary-educated individuals increased rapidly over the past 14 years.

4-September-2012

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OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training: A Skills beyond School Review of Korea

OECD Reviews of Vocational Education and Training: A Skills beyond School Review of Korea

26-April-2012

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Quality Matters in Early Childhood Education and Care - Korea

This publication is intended to be a quick reference guide for anyone with a role to play in encouraging quality through Korea's early childhood education and care (ECEC) curriculum.

9-February-2012

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Education: Reduce school failure to boost equity and growth, says OECD

Governments should invest more in disadvantaged schools and students to ensure that everyone gets a fair chance, according to a new OECD report.

13-September-2011

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Education at a Glance 2011: Country note – Korea

The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.

28-June-2011

English

Education: Korea tops new OECD PISA survey of digital literacy

Korea tops a new OECD PISA survey that tests how 15-year olds use computers and the Internet to learn. The next best performers were New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong-Kong China and Iceland.

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