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- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 42.00
The basic skills of literacy and numeracy are among the most fundamental attributes of human beings and their civilization, lying at the root of our capacity to communicate and live and work together, to develop and share knowledge, science and culture. Their contribution to workforce skills have increasingly been recognized as critical... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 67.00
Is there a "new learning economy"? Do regions and cities play new roles in terms of governance and intervention in order to promote learning, innovation, productivity and economic performance at the local level? Such questions are high on the political agenda everywhere. This publication, which views the debate from the perspective of a regional... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 60.00
The OECDs new Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) has been designed to provide data and analyses on the conditions needed for effective teaching and learning in schools. As the first international survey with this focus, it seeks to fill important information gaps that have been identified at the national and international levels... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2011; US$ 59.90
Vietnam is a country on the move. Yet contemporary Vietnam's education system is at a crossroads. Rapid economic growth has permitted rapid increases in the scale and scope of formal schooling, but there is a prevailing sense that the current education system is inadequate to the countrys needs. Sunny assessments of Vietnam's achievements... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2002; US$ 21.75
Notwithstanding the recent financial crisis in most of the East Asian countries, none can deny that the region was enjoying the benefits of unprecedented growth rates during the previous three decades or so. Despite some divergent views, most agree that the high quality of human resources linked to a well-thought-out educational system contributed... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 42.00
Lower secondary education is key for success in overall education attainment, because it is where students can either make it or break it. It is the last level to consolidate basic skills and to enter either upper secondary education or the labour market with the adequate competences. This report develops comparative knowledge on lower... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 54.00
Many socio-economically disadvantaged students excel in PISA. Students who succeed at school despite a disadvantaged background -- resilient students -- are the focus of Against the Odds . The report shows that overcoming barriers to achievement is possible, and provides students, parents, policy makers and other education stakeholders insights into... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 1998; US$ 9.25
This is a study of the way in which business schools have emerged from the backwater of academia that they inhabited 20 years ago, into the glamorous global industry position they occupy today. The book is based on interviews with those who run, use, work for and despise business schools. more...
- Free Press 2001; US$ 15.00
Most people return to business school for an M.B.A. degree to increase their marketability in a highly competitive business environment. How well they achieve their goal depends in large measure on how the business world views the schools they attended. For the first time ever, The Wall Street Journal, the world's most respected business publication,... more...