OECD Education Working Papers

Les compétences bien sûr, mais pas seulement
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1993-9019 (online)
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10.1787/19939019
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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected studies drawing on the work of the OECD Directorate for Education. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language (English or French) with a short summary available in the other.
 
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  N° 28   10 Feb 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kmldw23rnls.pdf
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Les compétences bien sûr, mais pas seulement
OECD
Ce rapport examine l’influence des compétences acquises à l’âge de 15 ans sur la participation aux études postsecondaires chez les jeunes Canadiens. Ces compétences sont mesurées par les résultats au test PISA obtenus auprès d’un échantillon d’élèves canadiens de 15 ans en 2000. Le rapport tente de répondre aux questions suivantes : • Quel est...
  N° 55   07 Jan 2011 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kgk6hpnhxzq.pdf
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Workforce Skills and Innovation
Phillip Toner
This paper provides an account of the main approaches, debates and evidence in the literature on the role of workforce skills in the innovation process in developed economies. It draws on multiple sources including the innovation studies discipline, neoclassical Human Capital theory,...
  N° 22   05 Feb 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5ksnw5z4nhwh.pdf
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What Works in Migrant Education?
Deborah Nusche
Education plays an essential role in preparing the children of immigrants for participation in the labour market and society. Giving these children opportunities to fully develop their potential is vital for future economic growth and social cohesion in OECD countries. But migrant students in...
  N° 54   22 Nov 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5km4htwzbv30.pdf
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Using Student Test Results for Accountability and Improvement
Morten Anstorp Rosenkvist
This report discusses the most relevant issues concerning using student test results in OECD countries. Initially the report provides an overview of how student test results are reported in OECD countries and how stakeholders in these countries use and perceive of the results. The report then...
  N° 9   09 July 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5l4l1n9dg538.pdf
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Understanding the Regional Contribution of Higher Education Institutions
Peter Arbo, Paul Benneworth
The contribution of higher education institutions to regional development is a theme that has attracted growing attention in recent years. Knowledge institutions are increasingly expected not only to conduct education and research, but also to play an active role in the economic, social and...
  N° 92   14 May 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k46h2rtw5mx.pdf
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Understanding School Building Policy and Practice in Belgium's Flemish Community
Geert Leemans, Hannah von Ahlefeld
This paper describes a conceptual framework that can be used to interpret the general policy issues driving the design, construction, maintenance and evaluation of school buildings in Belgium’s Flemish Community. Within the context of this framework, eight policy challenges relating to the...
  N° 59   21 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kghtchwb3nn.pdf
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Tuning-AHELO Conceptual Framework of Expected and Desired Learning Outcomes in Economics
OECD
The OECD Secretariat, at the invitation of the AHELO Group of National Experts, contracted the Tuning Association to undertake initial development work on learning outcomes to be used for valid and reliable assessments of students from diverse institutions and countries. The two disciplines...
  N° 108   19 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxswcg0t6wl.pdf
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Trust: What it is and Why it Matters for Governance and Education
Lucie Cerna
Trust is indispensable for social and economic relations; it is the glue that holds organisations together and appears to work somehow mysteriously. Overall, trust is a ubiquitous ingredient in policymaking and implementation across many governance systems including education, whether it...
  N° 96   12 Dec 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k3txnpt1lnr.pdf
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The Simple, the Complicated, and the Complex: Educational Reform Through the Lens of Complexity Theory
Sean Snyder
This paper explores the nature of complexity theory and its applications for educational reform. It briefly explains the history of complexity theory and identifies the key concepts of complex adaptive systems, and then moves on to define the differences between simple, complicated, and...
  N° 3   30 Sep 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5l4rvswf82zs.pdf
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The Role of National Qualifications Systems in Promoting Lifelong Learning
Friederike Behringer, Mike Coles
The aim of the OECD activity The Role of National Qualifications Systems in Promoting Lifelong Learning is to investigate how qualifications systems influence the volume, distribution and quality of lifelong learning. This paper takes forward thinking about the ways in which qualifications...
  N° 71   22 Feb 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k9fdfqffr28.pdf
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The Policy Impact of PISA
Simon Breakspear
Little research has been done into how the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) affect national educational reform and policy-making. This paper examines the normative impact of PISA by investigating how, and the extent to which , national policy actors use PISA...
  N° 49   09 June 2011 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kmbjgkm1m9x.pdf
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The Impact of the 1999 Education Reform in Poland
OECD
Increasing the share of vocational secondary schooling has been a mainstay of development policy for decades, especially in formerly socialist countries. However, the transition to market economies led to significant restructuring of school systems and a decline in the number of vocational...
  N° 69   14 Feb 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k9fhndspvf1.pdf
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Technical Feasibility of Reporting YITS 2010 Skill Assessment Results on the PISA 2000 Reading Scale
Fernando Cartwright
This study examines the feasibility of reporting scores of a test based on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2000 instrument that was administered to a sample of 25-year-old Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) respondents on the PISA scale. Each of these respondents also...
  N° 23   20 Oct 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5ksf76jc5phd.pdf
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Teacher Evaluation: Current Practices in OECD Countries and a Literature Review
Marlène Isoré
This paper discusses the most relevant issues concerning teacher evaluation in primary and secondary education by reviewing the recent literature and analysing current practices within the OECD countries. First, it provides a conceptual framework highlighting key features of teacher evaluation...
  N° 2   20 Dec 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5l4rvswn8636.pdf
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Teacher Education and the Teaching Career in an Era of Lifelong Learning
John Coolahan
This paper attempts to position the teaching career within the context of the changing policy paradigm of lifelong learning. The paper locates the emergence of this policy within some of the fundamental social and economic changes which are re-shaping contemporary society. It emphasises that...
  N° 1   20 Dec 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5l4rxmq6lxtd.pdf
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Teacher Demand and Supply
Paulo Santiago
This paper provides an extensive review of the most relevant issues involved in the management of teacher demand and supply at the pre-tertiary level. First, it proposes a conceptual framework for distinguishing among, defining and relating the different relevant factors. Second, it identifies...
  N° 53   09 Nov 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5km4m2t59cmr.pdf
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Taking on the Completion Challenge
Cecilia S. Lyche
This paper reviews international research in the field of dropout from upper secondary education and training in OECD countries in order to present possible solutions to policymakers faced with the completion challenge. The paper begins by presenting existing definitions of dropout and upper...
  N° 43   05 Feb 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kmmsxbws77d.pdf
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Summary of the June 2009 educationtoday Crisis Survey
Kiira Karkkainen
This paper provides initial reflections on the impact of the economic crisis on education across the OECD area by analysing the OECD educationtoday crisis survey responses of June 2009. It first looks at the impact of the crisis on education demand and participation, after which the focus turns...
  N° 80   20 June 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k97b083v1vb.pdf
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Subsidies and Levies as Policy Instruments to Encourage Employer-Provided Training
Normann Müller, Friederike Behringer
This paper provides an overview of the available information concerning selected policy instruments intended to promote employer-provided training, including the stated rationale and objectives, the target groups and operational design as well as a at a summary of the evaluative evidence...
  N° 65   11 Oct 2011 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kg3rp9qbnr6.pdf
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Student Standardised Testing
Allison Morris
This report discusses the most relevant issues concerning student standardised testing in which there are no-stakes for students ("standardised testing") through a literature review and a review of the trends in standardised testing in OECD countries. Unlike standardised tests in which there...
  N° 109   17 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxswcfs4s5g.pdf
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Steering from the Centre: New Modes of Governance in Multi-level Education Systems
Harald Wilkoszewski, Eli Sundby
The governance of complex, decentralised, multi-level education systems poses two fundamental questions for both policy- and research discussions: What are innovative contemporary governance strategies for the central level in education systems? How can these approaches be described and...
  N° 78   12 June 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k97g3zzvg30.pdf
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Statistical Matching of PISA 2009 and TALIS 2008 Data in Iceland
David Kaplan, Alyn Turner
The OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) and the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) constitute two of the largest ongoing international student and teacher surveys presently underway. Data generated from these surveys offer researchers and policy-makers...
  N° 91   17 Apr 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k480sj9k442.pdf
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Sparking Innovation in STEM Education with Technology and Collaboration
Kiira Kärkkäinen, Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin
This report highlights innovative technology-supported pedagogic models in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, explores what to expect from collaboration in a designed network, and, thereafter, sketches lessons for promoting educational innovation through...
  N° 11   23 Nov 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5l4cpg4s1gtg.pdf
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Skilled Voices?
Florian Walter, Sieglinde Rosenberger
This study, part of OECD/CERI's project on Measuring the Social Outcomes of Learning, investigates the relationship between educational attainment and political participation in Austria. First, a model based on various theoretical considerations is introduced. This incorporates direct...
  N° 104   23 July 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jz2jg1rqrd7.pdf
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Shifting Responsibilities - 20 Years of Education Devolution in Sweden
Patrick Blanchenay, Tracey Burns, Florian Köster
This case study examines the consequences of important education decentralisation reforms that took place in Sweden in the early 1990s. The sudden shift away from a traditionally centralised education system towards a decentralised one meant that municipalities had to quickly accommodate new...
  N° 95   06 Jan 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k3v0hldmchl.pdf
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Schooling Matters
William H. Schmidt, Pablo Zoido, Leland Cogan
Many international comparisons of education over the past 50 years have included some measure of students’ opportunity to learn (OTL) in their schooling. Results have typically confirmed the common sense notion that a student’s exposure in school to the assessed concepts, operationalized in...
  N° 106   03 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxt472ddkjl.pdf
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School Size Policies
Macarena Ares Abalde
Recent demographic, economic and political trends have placed the issue of school size at the heart of school effectiveness and efficiency discussions. The subject of school size is particularly salient in remote and rural areas where the viability of small schools has been questioned. In spite...
  N° 74   03 May 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k993xw27cd3.pdf
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School Funding Formulas
Mihály Fazekas
This study provides a literature review on school funding formulas across OECD countries. It looks at three salient questions from a comparative perspective: i) What kind of school formula funding schemes exist and how are they used, particularly for promoting the needs of socially...
  N° 42   15 Dec 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5ks5gwtcd0vk.pdf
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School Evaluation
Violaine Faubert
This paper examines the current academic and policy literatures concerning school evaluation in primary and secondary education within the OECD countries. First, it provides a typology of the existing systems of school evaluation across the OECD. It encompasses the diverse criteria and...
  N° 66   31 Jan 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k9fq23507vc.pdf
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School Choice and Equity
Pauline Musset
This report discusses the most relevant issues concerning school choice schemes, and how they intertwine with equity considerations, through a literature review and analysis of the effects different types of school choice programmes have on equity. In the last 25 years, more than two-thirds of...
  N° 13   21 Dec 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kzsnsx1mv30.pdf
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School Accountability, Autonomy, Choice, and the Level of Student Achievement
Ludger Wöbmann, Elke Lüdemann, Gabriela Schütz, Martin R. West
Accountability, autonomy, and choice play a leading role in recent school reforms in many countries. This report provides new evidence on whether students perform better in school systems that have such institutional measures in place. We implement an internationally comparative approach within...
  N° 14   21 Dec 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5kzsnsdbxxmn.pdf
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School Accountability, Autonomy, Choice, and the Equity of Student Achievement
Gabriela Schütz, Martin R. West, Ludger Wöbmann
School systems aspire to provide equal opportunity for all, irrespective of socio-economic status (SES). Much of the criticism of recent school reforms that introduce accountability, autonomy, and choice emphasizes their potentially negative consequences for equity. This report provides new...
  N° 90   29 Mar 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k487ntdbr44.pdf
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Review of the Italian Strategy for Digital Schools
Francesco Avvisati, Sara Hennessy, Robert B. Kozma, Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin
The Italian Ministry of Education launched in 2007 a National Plan for Digital Schools (Piano Nazionale Scuola Digitale) to mainstream Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Italian classrooms and use technology as a catalyser of innovation in Italian education, hopefully conducing...
  N° 101   17 Dec 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k3tsjqmvtq2.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/education/returns-to-skills-around-the-world_5k3tsjqmvtq2-en
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Returns to Skills Around the World
Eric A Hanushek, Guido Schwerdt, Simon Wiederhold, Ludger Woessmann
Existing estimates of the labor-market returns to human capital give a distorted picture of the role of skills across different economies. International comparisons of earnings analyses rely almost exclusively on school attainment measures of human capital, and evidence incorporating direct...
  N° 107   19 Nov 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5jxswcfwt76h.pdf
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Report on Social Desirability, Midpoint and Extreme Responding in TALIS 2013
Fons J. R. Van de Vijver, Jia He
This paper investigated the effects of response styles in cross-cultural contexts. The authors used data on social desirability, extreme and midpoint responding, and the scale scores of 17 constructs related to the teaching profession, which were collected from 76,887 teachers in 18 countries...
  N° 17   19 Jan 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5ksq3qz6bzlt.pdf
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Recent Developments in Intellectual Capital Reporting and their Policy Implications
W. Richard Frederick
This paper provides a survey of recent developments in the reporting of intangible assets. It finds that rather than the wholesale restructuring of the accounting model that was proposed years ago, the trend has been to address gaps in reporting with new forms of reporting. New forms of...
  N° 100   16 Jan 2014 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k3tsj67l226.pdf
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Promoting Skills for Innovation in Higher Education
Sabine Hoidn, Kiira Kärkkäinen
Higher education plays an important role in providing people with skills for innovation, but a number of important questions remain as to what kind of higher education teaching can be conducive to the strengthening of skills for innovation. This report aims to shed light on this issue by...
  N° 86   10 Jan 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k4dp59msdwk.pdf
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Progression in Student Creativity in School
Bill Lucas, Guy Claxton, Ellen Spencer
Creativity is widely accepted as being an important outcome of schooling. Yet there are many different views about what it is, how best it can be cultivated in young people and whether or how it should be assessed. And in many national curricula creativity is only implicitly acknowledged and...
  N° 73   07 May 2012 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k990rk0jsjj.pdf
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Parental Involvement in Selected PISA Countries and Economies
Francesca Borgonovi, Guillermo Montt
Studies have highlighted the beneficial effects of parental involvement in children’s educational lives. Few studies, however, analyse parental involvement in a cross-national perspective and few evaluate a wide array of forms of involvement. In 2009, 14 countries and economies implemented the...
  N° 93   20 Aug 2013 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5k41tm2gx2vd.pdf
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PISA in Low and Middle Income Countries
Simone Bloem
This paper explores the participation of low- and middle-income countries in OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). It provides a detailed description of partner countries’ participation across PISA rounds and the challenges faced by low- and middle-income partner...
  N° 5   09 June 2006 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5l4rvsv9r5d4.pdf
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PISA 2000
Erich Neuwirth
As noted in the OECD's PISA 2000 Technical Report (OECD, 2002), the Austrian sample for the PISA 2000 assessment did not adequately cover students enrolled in combined school and work-based vocational programmes as required by the OECD's technical standards for PISA. The purpose of this working...
  N° 33   20 Nov 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5ks6vhjtvxs5.pdf
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PIAAC Reading Component: A Conceptual Framework
John P. Sabatini, Kelly M. Bruce
Governments and other stakeholders have become increasingly interested in assessing the skills of their adult populations in order to examine how well prepared they are to meet the challenges of the modern knowledge-based society. The current paper provides a conceptual framework for the...
  N° 36   20 Nov 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5ks6vhdzmh5f.pdf
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PIAAC Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments: A Conceptual Framework
PIAAC Expert Group in Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments
Governments and other stakeholders have become increasingly interested in assessing the skills of their adult populations for the purposes of monitoring how well prepared they are for the challenges of the new information world. The current paper provides an overview of the conceptual...
  N° 35   24 Nov 2009 Click to Access: 
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PIAAC Numeracy: A Conceptual Framework
PIAAC Numeracy Expert Group
Governments and other stakeholders have become increasingly interested in assessing the skills of their adult populations in order to monitor how well prepared they are to meet the challenges of the new information world. The current paper provides an overview of the conceptual framework for...
  N° 34   20 Nov 2009 Click to Access: 
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PIAAC Literacy: A Conceptual Framework
PIAAC Literacy Expert Group
The current paper provides an overview of the conceptual framework for the assessment of numeracy developed for the OECD’s Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC).
  N° 76   25 June 2012 Click to Access: 
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Open Educational Resources
Jan Hylén, Dirk Van Damme, Fred Mulder, Susan D’Antoni
OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) has worked on Open Educational Resources (OER) in the past, which led to the publication Giving Knowledge for Free – the Emergence of Open Educational Resources (2007). This working paper thus builds on exploratory and forward-looking...
  N° 7   26 Mar 2007 Click to Access: 
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On the Edge
OECD
As higher education has grown and state funding has been constrained, the financial sustainability of institutions of higher education has become an issue for policy makers and for those who govern and manage these institutions. The challenge for governments is to ensure that increasingly...
  N° 56   01 Feb 2011 Click to Access: 
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OECD Educationtoday Crisis Survey 2010
Dirk Van Damme, Kiira Karkkainen
The second OECD educationtoday Crisis Survey was carried out in 2010. Twenty-five OECD member countries completed the questionnaire. The results of the survey relies largely on the informed opinion of education officials regarding various aspects of the impact of the economic recession and...
  N° 88   19 Feb 2013 Click to Access: 
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Monitoring Adult Learning Policies
Anna Borkowsky
The main task of the Working Group on Adult Learning of the INES Labour Market, Economic and Social Outcomes network is the development of indicators on Adult Learning for publication in the annual volume "Education at a Glance" of the OECD. As part of this task, a list of 18 policy...
  N° 4   16 Dec 2005 Click to Access: 
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Measuring Educational Productivity in Standards-Based Accountability Systems
Martin Hampel
For many years the school system in the United States has measured success by the number of dollars spent, computers and textbooks purchased, and programs created. Moreover, the measures of success have not focused on academic achievement. Since 1965, American taxpayers have spent more than...
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