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Conference Call: Moving Forward with OECD on the 2030 Agenda - October 5, 2015


Travel of OECD Secretary-General to New York City, September 25 - 28, 2015


Live Webcast: New Approaches to Economic Challenges, September 18, 2015

This event will focus on what has changed in economic policy at the OECD and beyond since the crisis, and on how it might help policy making. It will discuss how New Approaches to Economic Challenges can help us to find new policy solutions to the current and future challenges faced by our economies.


Sub-Par Global Growth and Slowdown in Emerging Economies Requires a Shift in Policy Action

Growth remains solid in the United States; timing of the first US interest rate rise is less important than the pace, says OECD.


Heavy use of Tech in Classroom can Lead to Worse Learning Outcomes, says OECD - September 15, 2015

Technology has the potential to improve student performance in schools, yet very frequent use of computers in the classroom can lead to worse learning outcomes, according to the first OECD PISA assessment of digital skills.


Webinar: Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection - September 15, 2015

Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) devices has evolved in recent years, and explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences. 


Event: Launch of OECD 2015 Development Cooperation Report - Sept 9, 2015 (Brookings)

With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, the question of how to finance, implement and monitor these goals moves to the centre of the debate. Erik Solheim, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee will be at the Brookings Institution to launch the 2015 Development Cooperation Report on September 9.


Canada could do more to help laid-off workers - July 7, 2015

2.2% of Canadian workers with at least one year of tenure are laid off each year when their company goes bankrupt or downsizes. Just under half of them find a new job within one year, and almost two-thirds within two years. But many face significant earnings losses when rehired, with one in five having hourly wage cuts of 25% or more in their new job.


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