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A Skills beyond School Review of South Africa Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9114081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/education/a-skills-beyond-school-review-of-south-africa_9789264223776-en
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Vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. How can employers and unions be engaged? How can workbased learning be used? How can teachers and trainers be effectively prepared? How should ...
Managing the oversight of international branch campuses in higher education Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8912031ec009.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/education/managing-the-oversight-of-international-branch-campuses-in-higher-education_hemp-24-5jz8tqscxk25
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Over the past two decades, many colleges and universities established physical presences in foreign countries. The development of such foreign educational outposts has meant that institutions have had to learn how to manage across geopolitical ...

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Mathematics performance (PISA) Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/pisa/mathematics-performance-pisa.htm
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Mathematical literacy, for PISA, means the capacity to formulate, employ and interpret mathematics in a variety of contexts to describe, predict and explain phenomena. It assists individuals in recognising the role that mathematics plays in the world...
Skills beyond School Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9114051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/education/skills-beyond-school_9789264214682-en
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This report synthesises the findings of the series of country reports done on skills beyond school.
Fostering and Measuring Skills Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxsr7vr78f7.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/education/fostering-and-measuring-skills_5jxsr7vr78f7-en
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IQ tests and achievement tests do not capture non-cognitive skills — personality traits, goals, character and motivations that are valued in the labour market, in school and elsewhere. For many outcomes, their predictive power rivals or exceeds that of cognitive skills. Skills are stable across...
 
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The equivalent of more than 7 years of schooling separates the highest & lowest performers in math in a country.
Across the 24 countries that took the Survey of Adult Skills test, more than 80 million people do not possess the most basic skills needed to succeed in today’s world.