Education Policy Outlook 2018

Putting Student Learning at the Centre

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Taking the students’ perspective, Education Policy Outlook 2018: Putting Student Learning at the Centre analyses the evolution of key education priorities and key education policies in 43 education systems. It compares more recent developments in education policy ecosystems (mainly between 2015 and 2017) with various education policies adopted between 2008 and 2014. This report includes around 200 policies spanning from early childhood education and care (ECEC) to higher education and lifelong learning on topics such as: improving the quality and access to ECEC, promoting education success for all students, reducing the negative impact of some system-level policies and practices, increasing completion of upper secondary education, developing quality vocational education and training, enhancing the quality of tertiary education, supporting transitions across education pathways and the labour market.



Equity and quality: Policy trends, progress and impact

This chapter examines key education policies implemented in OECD countries between 2008 and 2017 to improve equity and quality for students. Taking a comparative approach, it analyses overall education policy trends, progress and impact since 2008, examining the scope of intervention of key reported policies on this issue. Policies analysed encompass improving early childhood education and care, reducing the impact of system-level practices and providing equal access to all students regardless of socio-economic or cultural background.


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