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Desjardins, Richard; Rubenson, Kjell – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article focuses on evidence regarding cross-national patterns of participation in adult education and an interpretation of these patterns from an institutional and public policy perspective. The interpretation follows from the perspective that sustaining high and widely distributed levels of investment in the development and maintenance of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Coordination
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Shin, Jung Cheol; Lee, Soo Jeung; Kim, Yangson – Studies in Higher Education, 2013
This study analyzed whether research collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems based on maturity of the systems, their language, and their geographical region. This study found that collaboration patterns differ across higher education systems: academics in developed systems are more collaborative than their colleagues in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research, International Cooperation, Cooperation
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2013
"Education Indicators in Focus" is a recurring series of briefs that highlight specific indicators in "OECD's Education at a Glance" that are of particular interest to policy makers and practitioners. They provide a detailed look into current issues in pre-primary, primary and secondary education, higher education, and adult…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Benefits, Demography, Expectation
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Desjardins, Richard – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2013
This study considers the extensive critique of the impact of the "market" or "neoliberal" model on learning and its outcomes in the light of alternative models. The purpose is to consider the potential impacts of the market on learning and its outcomes and to contextualise critique by considering alternative coordination…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Commercialization, Politics of Education, Global Approach
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2011/12 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. [For the 2010/11 report, see ED593940.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2009/10 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2010/11 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. [For the 2009/10 report, see ED593939.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2013
This 2012/13 academic calendar contains national data on how the academic year is structured (beginning of the academic year, teaching activity, holidays, examination periods, and end of the academic year). Differences between university and non-university study programmes are also highlighted. [For the 2011/12 report, see ED593929.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Universities, Public Colleges
Adamson, Peter – UNICEF, 2013
Part 1 of the Report Card presents a league table of child well-being in 29 of the world's advanced economies. Part 2 looks at what children say about their own well-being (including a league table of children's life satisfaction). Part 3 examines changes in child well-being in advanced economies over the first decade of the 2000s, looking at each…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Children, Well Being, Life Satisfaction
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Eid, Ashraf – Education Economics, 2012
This paper is a macro study on higher education R&D and its impact on productivity growth. I measure the social rate of return on higher education R&D in 17 high-income OECD countries using country level data on the percentage of gross expenditure on R&D performed by higher education, business, and government sectors over the period…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advantaged, Developed Nations, Research and Development
Karkkainen, Kiira – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2012
Innovation is essential for the education sector. The ways in which curriculum decision making is organised reflects different implicit approaches on how educational systems pertain to promote innovation in education. Curriculum holds an outstanding place when seeking to promote innovation in education, as it reflects the vision for education by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Curriculum Development, Secondary Education
Musset, Pauline – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2012
This literature review on school choice analyses the impact of choice schemes on students and on school systems focusing on equity. Reviewing the evidence can be difficult, as the literature is often fragmented and inconclusive, and the political importance of this research often results in high-profile attention given to individual studies rather…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Educational Research, Educational Policy
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2012
This paper reports that between 2008 and 2009, unemployment rates across OECD countries increased among people at all educational levels, but rose to especially troubling heights among people without an upper secondary education. In 2009, the average employment rate across OECD countries was much higher for individuals with a tertiary (i.e.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Climate, Global Approach, Educational Attainment
De Coster, Isabelle; Borodankova, Olga; De Almeida Coutinho, Ana Sofia; Paolini, Giulia – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2012
This publication aims to capture how policies and measures relating to citizenship education have evolved over recent years in European countries. It focuses on the following areas which are integral to the provision of citizenship education: (1) Curriculum aims, approaches and organisation; (2) Student and parent participation in school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, National Curriculum, Teaching Methods
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