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Risks That Matter 2018 Country Highlights: Finland
In 1969, when Finland became an OECD member, you were delicately balancing between the West and the East. Finland’s road to prosperity was neither obvious nor predetermined. Per capita income was almost 30% lower than in Sweden.
There are a few ingredients that are common to all high-performing education systems, including Finland. I would like to focus on two this evening: promoting teachers’ excellence, and harnessing technology for better learning.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Helsinki on 14-15 March 2019 on an Official visit to Finland. He will deliver a Keynote Address at the Symposium to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Finland’s OECD membership “Will we stay on top? Finland’s next 50 years in the OECD”.
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The digital revolution, globalisation and demographic changes are transforming labour markets at a time when policy makers are also struggling with slow productivity and wage growth and high levels of income inequality. The new OECD Jobs Strategy provides a comprehensive framework and policy recommendations to help countries address these challenges.
Finland should offer labour-market-oriented integration support to all migrants, strengthen efforts to identify and address early vulnerabilities, and work more closely with employers according to a new OECD report.
Il ressort d’un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE que les politiques favorables à la famille mises en place dans les pays nordiques depuis cinquante ans et la hausse du taux d’activité des femmes qui en a découlé ont permis d’augmenter la croissance du PIB par habitant de 10 à 20 %.