Thu, 18 Apr 2013 11:00:00 CEST
This commentary is one of a series of country reports on postsecondary vocational education and training (VET) in OECD countries, prepared as part of an OECD study. The commentaries are largely descriptive but also include an assessment of strengths and challenges in the country system. The commentaries are designed to be of value as free-standing reports.
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 04:19:00 CEST
The Skills Strategy Spotlight Series is a special series of skills strategy papers available only on skills.oecd. Papers can be both topic and country-specific and are published on a needs basis.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 19:30:00 CET
This working paper states that skill deficiencies are holding back employment and fostering inequality in the United Kingdom, as low education achievements penalise children from lower socio-economic backgrounds. Vocational training needs to be strengthened and cooperation with employers reinforced.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:30:00 CET
The special feature on education (Chapter 1) as well as the Assessment and Recommendations sections of this Economic Survey on South Africa underscore the critical importance of improving education and skills development to achieve the government's development objectives.
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:30:00 CET
This report explores a range of policy measures and institutional reforms to mobilise higher education for regional development in Sonora. Sonora is one of wealthiest states in Mexico and has made great strides in building its human capital and skills. How can Sonora turn the potential of its universities and technological institutions into an active asset for economic and social development?