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  1. 1. OECD and EducationDeborah RoseveareHead, Education and Training Policy DivisionDirectorate for Education28th April, 2011
  2. 2. What is the OECD?International organisation with 34 member countries(and the European Union)Established 50 years ago – Turkey a founding memberMission to promote better policies for better lives
  3. 3. How does OECD work? engage governments and also a wide range of stakeholders compare policy experiences across countries and draw together lessons and policy options for countries link together policies across different sectors to achieve better outcomes economics taxation developmenthealth trade migration environment investment competition governance entrepreneurship agriculture corruption innovation insurance pensions social policy investment 3
  4. 4. Education policy analysisEducation is an investment in the future. Our work on education aims tomake that investment strong, effective and fairOECD Directorate for Education focuses on key challenges facingeducation systems today
  5. 5. Topics OECD Education covers Early Childhood Schooling Education and Care Transitions Innovation beyondand Knowledge Management LifeLong Initial Education Learning Higher Education Equity and Equalityof Opportunity Outcomes, Benefits Adult and Returns Learning
  6. 6. Education and Training Policy Research findings Lessons from Policy analysis international and data experience Timely, relevant, constructive policy advice to countries On one topic On one countryacross countries One topic across several topics for one country
  7. 7. Constant learning cycle Subject experience International experience Tacit knowledge Expertise in  policy analysis  working with stakeholders  building capacity  making reform happen Networks  research community  policy experts  officials  stakeholders
  8. 8. Some recent ETP reviews
  9. 9. Current ETP reviews Encouraging quality in ECEC Overcoming school failure: policies that work Assessment and Evaluation Frameworks for Improving School OutcomesImproving outcomes in lower secondary school in Norway Transitions for Students with Disabilities beyond Secondary SchoolInvesting in youth in emerging economies Skills beyond School
  10. 10. Common policy challenges Skills beyond SchoolHow can institutional frameworks, funding and governance arrangementsbe designed to encourage: – optimal balance between post-secondary VET and academic programmes? – providers to respond to labour market needs? – innovation and efficient provision of programmes?How to manage costs of post-secondary VET (private and public)?How to strengthen quality assurance – to drive improvement? – to increase accountability? 10
  11. 11. Common policy challenges Skills beyond SchoolHow well do programmes correspond to labour market needs?– Do they broadly match job openings?– Do they lead to better labour market outcomes?– Do they provide technical, generic, soft skills that • employers currently want • are transferable though working life • underpin lifelong learningHow to make providers more responsive to labour market needs?How to strengthen “job-readiness” skills?How to most effectively engage employers, trade unions and other stakeholders in postsecondary VET?How to collect, interpret and use data on labour market outcomes effectively? 11
  12. 12. Common policy challenges Skills beyond SchoolWhich tools are best for sideways and upwards mobility through post- secondary education? – Qualifications frameworks – Credit transfer arrangements – Recognition of prior learningHow to raise completion rates?– Tighter and/or tougher student entry requirements?– Stricter quality control of programmes offered?– Better orientation and guidance?– More effective student support?– Better student preparation?– Rebalancing funding across providers and students?– Improve flexibility and mobility through system? 12
  13. 13. Thank you!