ERIC Number: ED443823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Education Policy Analysis, 1999: Resources for Lifelong Learning, Early Childhood Education and Care, Technology in Education, Tertiary Education.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
In its Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development is developing an instrument to compare across countries the quality of outcomes produced by schools. This document explores some issues related to academic achievement. Chapter 1, "Resources for Lifelong Learning: What Might Be Needed and How It Might Be Funded," considers projections of growth in participation in formal education and training to meet lifelong learning targets and the implications for educational costs. Chapter 2, "Early Childhood Education and Care: Getting the Most from the Investment," explores policy options to secure the benefits of early childhood education and care. Chapter 3, "Technology in Education: Trends, Investment, Access, and Use," discusses uses of information and communication technologies in education. Chapter 4, "Tertiary Education: Extending the Benefits of Growth to New Groups," explores tracking participation from under-represented groups in tertiary education. A statistical appendix contains data for the figures. (Contains 11 boxes, 22 figures, and 7 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, Lifelong Learning, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Paris, France. Web site: www.oecd.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.