Tags » OECD

Report: Harnessing innovation to reduce disaster risks in Austria, France and Switzerland



The report presents the synthesis analysis of the results of the cross-country comparative study of disaster risk prevention and mitigation policies in Austria, France and Switzerland. 40 more words

2) Dissemination: Multimedia & Reports

Favorite day so far

Our day started with the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). They create policies that promote the well-being of people. We had people in different positions talk to us about the organization and their job in specific. 767 more words

Eckerd College

Latest Tamil News -36% rural youth can’t name India’s capital - Dailythanthi.com

Annual Status of Education Report (ASER-2017) released on Tuesday covering 28 districts of 24 States on “Beyond Basics”- A survey of rural India youths, presented a gloomy picture of Jharkhand on a few basic parameters in comparison with the districts of Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh. 477 more words

NZ Literacy rate falling


A very disturbing picture of literacy has emerged as the above segment from RNZ highlights. Some facts:

  1. 40 years ago NZ led the world in childhood reading comprehension according to an OECD study.
  2. 79 more words

PISA for personality testing - the OECD and the psychometric science of social-emotional skills

Ben Williamson

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published details of its new Study on Social and Emotional Skills (SSES). While the OECD has been administering international large-scale assessments on ‘cognitive skills’ and ‘competencies’ with both children and adults for many years, the new SSES survey represents a significant shift in focus to ‘non-cognitive’ aspects of learning and skills. 3,584 more words

Is Anti-Globalisation the New Xenophobia?

The population of mediolana.com with tasty content galore continues apace with an essay which answers precisely the above question. Back To The Classroom: Why Blaming Globalisation Is The New Xenophobia… 23 more words


OECDdirect: New publications - 12/01/2018

Dear Professor VOSKOPOULOS

The following OECD publications are hot off the press!:

OECD Public Governance Reviews

Mexico’s e-Procurement System

Redesigning CompraNet through Stakeholder Engagement

This review of the Mexican Federal e-Procurement system, CompraNet, assesses the system’s ability to ensure that public procurement in Mexico is efficient, effective, transparent and accountable. 444 more words