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Education Today 2010
The OECD Perspective
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  13 Oct 2010
Pages: 90 , Language: English
Version: E-book (PDF Format)
ISBN: 9789264090620 , OECD Code: 962010111E1
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Other languages:  French (Available)
Superseded by: Education Today 2013 - The OECD Perspective - (Available)
Other Versions:  Print - Paperback

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Imprint:  Centre for Educational Research and Innovation Frequency: Annual   Electronic format: Acrobat PDF

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What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible source updating the first edition of Education Today which came out in March 2009.

Organised into eight chapters, this report examines early childhood education, schooling, transitions beyond initial education, higher education, adult learning, outcomes and returns, equity, and innovation. The chapters are structured around key findings and policy directions emerging from recent OECD educational analyses. Each entry highlights the main message in a concise and accessible way, with a brief explanation and reference to the original OECD source.

"The large issues that the very conciseness of this book brings into focus might suggest that brevity is an underrated virtue in the educational literature."   -  Paul Temple, Institute of Education, University of London, reviewing in the London Review of Education 


Table of contents:

Foreword
Note on Country Coverage and Levels of Education
Introduction
Chapter 1. Early Childhood Education and Care
Chapter 2. Schooling - Investments, Organisation and Learners
Chapter 3. Transitions Beyond Initial Education
Chapter 4. Higher Education
Chapter 5. Lifelong Learning and Adults
Chapter 6. Outcomes, Benefits and Returns
Chapter 7. Equity and Equality of Opportunity
Chapter 8. Innovation and Knowledge Management

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