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  • OECD: International Migration Outlook 2014

    This flagship publication on migration analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries. This edition also contains two special chapters on “The labour market integration of immigrants and their children: developing, activating and using skills” and “Managing labour migration: Smart policies to support economic growth”. It also includes Country notes and a Statistical […]
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  • OECD publishes outcomes of largest international survey on teachers’ professional development and job satisfaction

    The OECD has recently published the 2013 results of the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS), which asked more than 100,000 teachers and school leaders in lower secondary education in 34 countries about their job satisfaction, working conditions and learning environment in their schools. The study also assesses to what extent pre and in-service training provides teachers with the necessary […]
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  • Lessons from PISA 2012 outcomes

    In a global economy, the benchmark for educational success is no longer improvement by national standards alone, but the best performing school systems internationally. Latest results from the PISA assessment the world’s metric for evaluating learning outcomes at school, issued 3 December, show striking changes in the world’s talent. Shanghai, already the top-performing education system in 2009, has extended its […]
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  • Immigrants’ education varies by country according to OECD study

    How well immigrant children do educationally varies widely depending on the countries they go to, a new study suggests. The research, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), was based on reading test scores for 15-year-olds. Children from similar backgrounds were found to have achieved different standards. In some cases this was equivalent to a school year, researchers […]
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