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OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2011
Across OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries, governments are having to work with shrinking public budgets while designing policies to make education more effective and responsive to growing demand. The 2011 edition of "Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" enables countries to see themselves in the light of…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2011
"Education at a Glance 2011: Highlights" offers a reader-friendly introduction to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) collection of internationally comparable data on education. As the name suggests, it is derived from "Education at a Glance 2011", the OECD's flagship compendium of education…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Class Size, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Benefits
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2011
The future of Greece's well-being will depend on improving educational performance to boost productivity and improve social outcomes. In the current economic context, with the need to get best value for spending, Greece must and can address inefficiencies in its education system. The challenges are significant. For example, Greece lags behind many…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2010
Across OECD countries, governments are seeking policies to make education more effective while searching for additional resources to meet the increasing demand for education. The 2010 edition of "Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance. It provides a rich, comparable…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2010
In 2000, Canada launched the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) in conjunction with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Since then, the 30 000 Canadian students that participated in PISA 2000 have been interviewed every two years to collect information about their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Adolescents, National Surveys
Carey, David – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2008
Improving education outcomes is important for Germany's long-term economic performance and social cohesion. While student achievement is above the OECD average in science and at the OECD average in reading and mathematics according to the 2006 OECD PISA study, weaker students tend to do badly by international comparison and socio-economic and/or…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2008
Across OECD countries, governments are seeking policies to make education more effective while searching for additional resources to meet the increasing demand for education. The 2008 edition of "Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance. It provides a rich,…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Demand, Educational Policy
Hansson, Bo – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
This paper examines crowding-out effects and the labour market match for the tertiary educated in 26 OECD countries, using attainment data and data on labour market outcomes from Education at a Glance 2006. A first-difference approach is applied on a three-period, pooled country-panel to examine the effects of changes in tertiary attainment levels…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Crowding, Labor Market, Foreign Countries
Martins, Joaquim Oliveira; Boarini, Romina; Strauss, Hubert; de la Maisonneuve, Christine; Saadi, Clarice – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
This paper assesses how policies and institutions affect private returns to invest in tertiary human capital, the ability of individuals to finance this investment and the institutional characteristics of tertiary education systems. Focusing on core tertiary education services, the paper presents new measures of private returns to tertiary…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Human Capital, Institutional Characteristics, Foreign Countries
Marginson, Simon; van der Wende, Marijk – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2007
Economic and cultural globalisation has ushered in a new era in higher education. Higher education was always more internationally open than most sectors because of its immersion in knowledge, which never showed much respect for juridical boundaries. In global knowledge economies, higher education institutions are more important than ever as…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Universities, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Baek, Yongchun; Jones, Randall – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2005
With inputs of labour and capital slowing, sustaining high growth rates in Korea will increasingly depend on total factor productivity gains, which are in turn driven to a large extent by innovation. While a number of Korean firms are at the world technology frontier in areas such as ICT, the diffusion of technology to lagging sectors is a…
Descriptors: Productivity, Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Intellectual Property
Hemmings, Philip – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2005
The Hungarian government has recently been focusing on innovation policy as part of a wider campaign to improve the business environment. This paper first underscores the importance of a good general business climate in encouraging both formal and informal R&D activity as well as ensuring Hungary benefits from the international diffusion of…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Research and Development, Compulsory Education, Foreign Countries
Lafon, Valerie, Ed. – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2003
IMHE-Info is the newsletter published by the Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE) programme. This issue includes: (1) Education, Internationalisation and Trade; and (2) The GATS (General Agreement on Trade in Services) Explained. IMHE News, publications of interest and upcoming events are included.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation