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OECD Publishing, 2017
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. With more than 125 charts and 145 tables included in the publication and much more data available on the educational database, "Education at a Glance 2017" provides key information on the output of…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Graduation Rate, Higher Education
OECD Publishing, 2016
"Education at a Glance" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides key information on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Graduation Rate, Higher Education
OECD Publishing, 2015
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for accurate information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Adults
OECD Publishing, 2014
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for accurate and relevant information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances, and performance of education systems in the OECD's 34 member countries, as well as a number of partner countries. In the 2014 edition, new…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Adults, Educational Attainment, Secondary Education
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2010
"Highlights from Education at a Glance 2010" is a companion publication to the OECD's flagship compendium of education statistics, Education at a Glance. It provides easily accessible data on key topics in education today, including: education levels and student numbers, economic and social benefits of education, education spending, the school…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries
Duncan, Greg J., Ed.; Murnane, Richard, Ed. – Russell Sage Foundation, 2011
As the incomes of affluent and poor families have diverged over the past three decades, so too has the educational performance of their children. But how exactly do the forces of rising inequality affect the educational attainment and life chances of low-income children? In "Whither Opportunity?" a distinguished team of economists,…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Community Characteristics, Neighborhoods, Behavior Problems
Descy, Pascaline, Ed.; Tessaring, Manfred, Ed. – 2001
These three volumes comprise the background publication of the second report on vocational education and training (VET) research in Europe. The two parts of Volume 1 contain 10 papers; Volume 2 contains 11 papers in two parts; and there are 10 papers in the two parts and annex of Volume 3. In Volume 1 are the following: "Steering, Networking,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Cost Effectiveness, Developed Nations
Stern, David, Ed.; Wagner, Daniel A., Ed. – 1999
This book provides a policy update on the school-to-work (STW) transition in a wide range of countries. Fourteen chapters give a comprehensive overview of the main issues in policy formulation and a detailed consideration of how policies have been considered and implemented in those countries. The chapters are: "Introduction: STW Policies in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Career Development, Career Education
Pines, Marion, Ed. – 2000
This document contains nine papers devoted to the labor market problems faced by out-of-school and other disadvantaged young people in the United States and policy options and strategies for addressing those problems. The papers update the data on out-of-school young adults, review the lessons learned from past youth programs and policies,…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Case Studies, Community Cooperation, Cooperative Planning
Gough, Jeanne A., Ed. – 1997
This book, which is designed for the general reader who is planning to enter the job market or contemplating a career change, contains basic information about the jobs and the employment outlook; finding a job; employer and employee rights and obligations; balancing home and work; education and training; and self-employment, small business and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education, Check Lists
Gill, Indermit S., Ed.; Fluitman, Fred, Ed.; Dar, Amit, Ed. – 2000
This book contains 19 papers from a study of vocational education and training (VET) in 19 countries with different economic situations (transition economies, high-growth economies, low-growth economies). The papers focus on the following issues addressed in the study: (1) the countries' experiences in reforming national VET policies; (2)…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Apprenticeships, Budgets, Change Strategies
Lange, Thomas, Ed. – 1998
This book contains 10 papers about developing a systematic approach to the school-to-work transition in Europe and the United States; the role of training and formal qualifications; and unemployment and social inequality. The following papers are included: "Understanding the School-to-Work Transition--An Introduction" (Thomas Lange);…
Descriptors: Career Development, Comparative Analysis, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices
Swanson, Gordon I., Ed. – 1981
In this book, a number of authors address the many-faceted issues that they feel may affect the content and delivery of vocational education during the years ahead. The book is divided into seven sections, each addressed by several authors with different perspectives. Some of the issues tackled by the authors include the maturation of the "baby…
Descriptors: Career Change, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Finance
Carnegie Council on Policy Studies in Higher Education, Berkeley, CA. – 1979
Rising youth unemployment has been arousing increasing concern in nearly all the industrial democracies, while it has become more clear throughout the 1970's that prolongation of schooling has brought severe problems of adjustment for young people who are being held in school through a combination of parental and societal pressures, and are not…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adolescents, Change Strategies, Community Services
Kerr, Clark, Ed.; Rosow, Jerome M., Ed. – 1979
The results of three national symposia held in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco by the Work in America Institute involving more than 300 leaders from industry, qovernment, labor, communications, and education are summarized in this volume dealing with the work force of the future and the emerging work environment. Changes reported that affect…
Descriptors: Adults, Education Work Relationship, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections
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