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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
Yang, Cheng-Cheng – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The expansion of higher education has become a significant trend in the East Asia region, and Taiwan has proven no exception. The driving forces of higher education expansion in Taiwan include enhancing national competitiveness and human capital, responding to social and industrial needs, and reducing educational inequalities among social groups.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Family Income, Academic Achievement
Colleges Ontario, 2009
The movement of students between postsecondary institutions is becoming increasingly common and has created a need for greater emphasis on postsecondary education (PSE) pathways. This report outlines the available data on postsecondary student mobility within Ontario, with a focus on mobility between Ontario's colleges and universities. For…
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Programs, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries
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Miller, David C.; Sen, Anindita; Malley, Lydia B. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This report describes how the education system in the United States compares with education systems in the other Group of Eight (G-8) countries. The G-8 countries--Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States--are among the world's most economically developed countries. Comparative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Enrollment Trends, Academic Achievement, Educational Environment
Colleges Ontario, 2006
This paper presents data on Ontario's student mobility for 2006. This report found that the desire to obtain both a college and university credential in Ontario's postsecondary system is considerable. At least one quarter of college students have serious intentions of attaining a degree after a diploma. Currently, over 7% of Ontario's college…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Credentials, Foreign Countries, College Students
Colleges Ontario, 2005
Several data sources indicate that the desire to obtain both a college and university credential in Ontario's postsecondary system is considerable. Aspirations at the start of college are high, with at least one quarter of college students having serious intentions of attaining a degree after a diploma. Data sources include the College Student…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Credentials, Foreign Countries, College Students
Workforce Economics Trends, 2001
Technology provides a new and effective tool for accelerating economic growth, and developing countries are embracing technology and education as the means toward attaining economic parity with the United States and other developed nations. Evidence suggests that this strategy is paying off. Developing countries are building a technology…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Computer Literacy, Developing Nations
Blom, Kaaren – Research Digest, 2001
The structures of and issues facing vocational education and training (VET) in the United States and Canada were compared. Selected findings were as follows: (1) VET in the United States is shifting focus from preparing students for entry-level jobs to greater emphasis on academic preparation and a wider range of career choices; (2) U.S. community…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Comparative Education
van Wieringen, Fons, Ed.; Attwell, Graham, Ed. – 1999
This book contains 25 papers on vocational and adult education in Europe and the United States. The following papers are included: "Vocational and Adult Education in Europe: Introduction to the Volume" (Fons van Wieringen, Graham Attwell); "Introduction to Section 1: Markets and Institutions in Vocational and Adult Education"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Apprenticeships
Comings, John, Ed.; Garner, Barbara, Ed.; Smith, Cristine, Ed. – 2000
This book contains eight papers on adult learning and literacy. "The Year 1998 in Review" (Fran Tracy-Mumford) examines educational legislation and policy and developments in adult education program development, program accountability, strategic alliances and partnerships, and instructional methodologies and technologies. "Lessons…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adolescents, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Gellert, Claudius; And Others – 1991
This report charts the recent development of the non-university sector of higher education in some OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries. It shows that during the 1980s this sector most often succeeded in enhancing its standing and recognition among students, employers, and the academic world alike. Its progress in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Educational Finance
Castro, Claudio de Moura; Carnoy, Martin; Wolff, Laurence – 2000
U.S. and European models of delivering secondary education were examined to identify ways of improving Latin American and Caribbean secondary schools and easing Latin American and Caribbean students' transition from school to work. The following delivery options were considered: (1) separate job training from formal secondary education; (2) move…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis