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Trends Shaping Education 2010
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  03 Nov 2010
Pages: 90 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264075269 , OECD Code: 962010041P1
Price:   €25 | $35 | £22 | ¥3200 | MXN450 , Standard shipping included!
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Other languages:  Japanese (Distributed by another publisher) French (Low stock)
Superseded by: Trends Shaping Education 2013 - (Available (Print on Demand))
Other Versions:  E-book - PDF Format

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Imprint:  Centre for Educational Research and Innovation Frequency: Biennial  


Trends Shaping Education 2010 brings together evidence showing the effects on education of globalisation, social challenges, changes in the workplace, the transformation of childhood, and ICT. To make the content accessible, each trend is presented on a double page, containing an introduction, two charts with brief descriptive text and a set of pertinent questions for education. The trends presented are based on high quality international data, primarily from the OECD, the World Bank and the United Nations. The charts contain dynamic links so that readers can access the original data.

Table of contents:

What can be found in this publication?
-For whom is this tool relevant?
-Trends shaping education
-How to use this resource
1. The dynamics of globalisation
Our crowded planet
-Populations on the move
-Global environmental challenges
-International divides of affluence and poverty
-Towards a global economy
-New global economic powers
-Find out more
2. New social challenges
Changing age structures
-Changing patterns of social expenditure
-Inequality on the rise
-The persistence of poverty
-New forms of community engagement
-More satisfied with life
-Find out more
3. The changing world of work
Changing life cycle patterns
-More flexibility in the labour market?
-Knowledge-intensive economies
-Massification and globalisation of higher education
-Women in the labour market
-Find out more
4. Transformation of childhood
Living in more diverse families
-Smaller families, older parents
-Children’s health
-Children’s inheritance of life chances
-Expecting more of children
-Find out more
5. ICT: The next generation
Towards universal access
-Where do students use computers?
-The evolving World Wide Web
-Rapidly growing participation online
-The world in your pocket
-Find out more

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