The Polish Learning Curve: IALS PIAAC Jerzy Wiśniewski Ministry of National Education, Poland HLG of Experts on Literacy

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "The Polish Learning Curve: IALS PIAAC Jerzy Wiśniewski Ministry of National Education, Poland HLG of Experts on Literacy"

Transcription

1 The Polish Learning Curve: IALS PIAAC Jerzy Wiśniewski Ministry of National Education, Poland HLG of Experts on Literacy

2 The High Level Group of experts on literacy ACT NOW Set up in February 2011 by Androulla Vassiliou European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Youth and Sport September 2012 Report

3 Wake-up call If smart growth is about knowledge and innovation, investment in literacy skills is a prerequisite for achieving such growth. This report is a wake-up call about the literacy crisis that affects every country in Europe. At present, one in five of 15-year-olds in Europe cannot read and write well. Almost 80 million adults have difficulties reading and writing. Literacy affects individuals, society and the economy. This is why it is important to improve the literacy of all Europeans. H.R.H. Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands Chair, EU High Level Group of Experts on Literacy

4 2.1 Literacy proficiency among adults Japan Finland Netherlands Australia Sweden Norway Estonia Flanders (Belgium) Czech Republic Slovak Republic Canada Average Korea England/N. Ireland (UK) Denmark Germany United States Austria Cyprus** Poland Ireland France Spain Italy 1,2 0,0 2,3 1,9 0,0 2,2 0,4 5,2 0,6 0,3 0,9 1,2 0,3 1,4 0,4 1,5 4,2 1,8 0,0 0,5 0,8 0,8 0,7 17,7 Percent Percent 80 Level 2 Level 1 Below Level 1 Level 3 Level 4/5 No information

5 2.5 Numeracy proficiency among adults Japan Finland Flanders (Belgium) Netherlands Sweden Norway Denmark Slovak Republic Czech Republic Austria Estonia Germany Average Australia Canada Cyprus** Korea England/N. Ireland (UK) Poland Ireland France United States Italy Spain Percent 1,2 0,0 2,3 2,2 0,4 0,3 0,6 1,8 0,4 1,5 1,2 1,9 0,9 0,3 1,4 0,0 0,5 0,8 4,2 0,7 0,0 0,8 5,2 17, Percent 80 Level 2 Level 1 Below Level 1 Level 3 Level 4/5 No information

6 The right to literacy The right to education is enshrined both in the UN Convention on Human Rights and in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. As literacy is the gateway to learning and education, the right to education cannot be exercised without adequate literacy levels. The right to literacy should translate into a right to support: nobody struggling with literacy should be left to struggle alone. All European citizens children, adolescents and adults should have a legal right to receive all the help reasonably required to become literate enough to achieve their full potential. There should be broadly accessible individualised learning support inside and outside school for all children, adolescents and adults struggling with literacy.

7 Ambitious target The current EU target is to lower the proportion of low achieving 15-year-olds in reading skills below 15 % by This target is equivalent to Level 2 in PISA ( basic reading tasks ) and confronts Europe with an enormous challenge for the next seven years. However, it is not ambitious enough. In fact, Europe should commit to the pursuit of a longer-term objective: for all European citizens to reach Level 3, which, according to the OECD definition, is the minimum threshold enabling people to achieve lifelong literacy requirements.

8 Adults The majority of adults with literacy problems have attended at least compulsory schooling. But the system has failed to equip them with competences in reading and writing. Recognition of the problem Motivate to learn High quality individualised offer Linking with daily life and other learning activities Recognition, validation, Gathering evidences on effectiveness of the programmes

9 PIAAC and IALS PIAAC PL PIAAC OECD IALS PL IALS OECD PIAAC (IALS + 17)

10 PIAAC and IALS 300 IALS średnia OECD IALS PIAAC średnia OECD PIAAC

11 PIAAC age groups PIAAC PL PIAAC OECD

12 PISA literacy PIAAC and PISA 1 PISA PISA Ireland Canada PISA PISA Sweden 480 Poland 1 1 Germany PIAAC literacy

13 Strategic Perspective of Lifelong Learning The core of lifelong learning policy focus on the learner, on individual learning process and outcomes learning in various contexts (formal, non-formal and informal), learning at all stages of life, beginning from the earliest years until old age, identification, assessment and validation of learning outcomes

14 Goals 1. Creativity and innovation 2. Transparent and coherent national qualifications system 3. Diverse and accessible offer of early care and education 4. Education and training adapted to sustainable economy needs, changes in labour market and social needs 5. Work and social involvement environment conducive to lifelong learning Target: Number of persons aged participating in education or training (in the period of 4 weeks prior to the survey) Increasing this number to at least 12.5% EU 2010: 9.1% (the objective not achieved) Three best results in EU: Denmark 32.5%, Sweden 24.5%, Finland 23% (Poland 5.3% in 2010, 4.5% in 2012)

15 Thoughts for consideration There is a big group of adults with very low level of literacy Increasing participation is it the only answer? Participation = learning? Shift to learning outcomes Qualifications? Skills?

Cross-national patterns associated with adult learning systems:

Cross-national patterns associated with adult learning systems: Cross-national patterns associated with adult learning systems: Patterns of participation, outcomes and coordination RICHARD DESJARDINS UCLA Department of Education Singapore, November Overview What is

More information

OECD Test For Schools January 15, 2015

OECD Test For Schools January 15, 2015 OECD Test For Schools January 15, 2015 PRESENTATION TO THE SCHOOL COMMIT TEE Talking Points Develop a deeper understanding of the OECD Test for Schools and the type of questions tested Unpack the school

More information

National Academies STEM Workforce Summit

National Academies STEM Workforce Summit National Academies STEM Workforce Summit September 21-22, 2015 Irwin Kirsch Director, Center for Global Assessment PIAAC and Policy Research ETS Policy Research using PIAAC data America s Skills Challenge:

More information

Indicator A4 To what extent does parents education influence participation in tertiary education?

Indicator A4 To what extent does parents education influence participation in tertiary education? Education at a Glance 2014 OECD indicators 2014 Education at a Glance 2014: OECD Indicators For more information on Education at a Glance 2014 and to access the full set of Indicators, visit www.oecd.org/edu/eag.htm.

More information

Developing a digital literacy scale & measuring digital divide using PIAAC data

Developing a digital literacy scale & measuring digital divide using PIAAC data Developing a digital literacy scale & measuring digital divide using PIAAC data 4 th PIAAC International Conference Singapore 21-23 November 2017 Sheng Yee Zher Senior Researcher, Research & Innovation

More information

Why skills matter FURTHER RESULTS FROM THE SURVEY OF ADULT SKILLS

Why skills matter FURTHER RESULTS FROM THE SURVEY OF ADULT SKILLS Entretenir, renouveler et protéger le capital humain Paris, Sciences-Po 9 décembre 2016 Why skills matter FURTHER RESULTS FROM THE SURVEY OF ADULT SKILLS 1 Glenda QUINTINI Senior Economist, Directorate

More information

UnFinnished Business: Education Policy Lessons from Finland

UnFinnished Business: Education Policy Lessons from Finland UnFinnished Business: Education Policy Lessons from Finland Pasi Sahlberg, PhD Director General CIMO (Ministry of Education) Helsinki www.pasisahlberg.com www.pasisahlberg.com FINLAND Education system

More information

Is the sky the limit to educational improvement?

Is the sky the limit to educational improvement? 1 Woodrow Wilson Center Conference Washington, D.C., 16 July 2009 Prof. Head, Indicators and Analysis Division OECD Directorate for Education 2 There is nowhere to hide The yardstick for success is no

More information

LITERACY - ACTION FOR THE FUTURE

LITERACY - ACTION FOR THE FUTURE LITERACY - ACTION FOR THE FUTURE 3rd Baltic Sea 17th Nordic Literacy Conference Sari Sulkunen, PhD Outline of the presentation 1. Concept of literacy 2. Key findings of international literacy assessments

More information

Shaping Literacy Policies in Europe - The European Literacy Policy Network ELINET

Shaping Literacy Policies in Europe - The European Literacy Policy Network ELINET Shaping Literacy Policies in Europe - The European Literacy Policy Network ELINET Prof. Dr. Christine Garbe, University of Cologne, ELINET - Coordinator International Conference Literacy and Contemporary

More information

The Role of International Assessments of Cognitive Skills in the Analysis of Growth and Development

The Role of International Assessments of Cognitive Skills in the Analysis of Growth and Development The Role of International Assessments of Cognitive Skills in the Analysis of Growth and Development Eric A. Hanushek Stanford University Ludger Woessmann University of Munich, ifo Institute International

More information

409,049 60, , Germany 2 2,119,500 2,023,40 96, ,

409,049 60, , Germany 2 2,119,500 2,023,40 96, , Table I. and Public Enrolment in EU Higher Education (009) Government- Dependent /Total Countries Total Public (%) /Total (%) European Union 9,86,56 6,0,0,984,5 684,343,300,0 5.6.0 (7 countries) 8 4 44

More information

Inclusive Education: An International Perspective on Policies and Practices.

Inclusive Education: An International Perspective on Policies and Practices. Inclusive Education: An International Perspective on Policies and Practices Stockholm, September 2009 Dr. Cor Meijer, director www.european-agency.org Member countries of the Agency Presently, the Agency

More information

The qualifications of English and mathematics teachers. Report prepared for the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) September 2014

The qualifications of English and mathematics teachers. Report prepared for the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) September 2014 The qualifications of English and mathematics teachers Report prepared for the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) September 14 Contents Executive Summary 4 1 Introduction 6 2 Data and Methodology

More information

The Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) provides a picture of adults proficiency in three key information-processing skills:

The Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) provides a picture of adults proficiency in three key information-processing skills: SPAIN Key issues The gap between the skills proficiency of the youngest and oldest adults in Spain is the second largest in the survey. About one in four adults in Spain scores at the lowest levels in

More information

Bildung and EU benchmarking

Bildung and EU benchmarking Bildung and EU benchmarking EUNEC seminar Bildung in a lifelong learning perspective Budapest May 2011 Richard Deiss, European Commission, DG Education and Culture ecdc.europa.eu Looking back (programme

More information

THE EU, EDUCATION & ASSESSEMENT. NPLI 2014 New York Challenging the way we measure success NPLI goes global, July 14, 2014 Kari Kivinen PhD

THE EU, EDUCATION & ASSESSEMENT. NPLI 2014 New York Challenging the way we measure success NPLI goes global, July 14, 2014 Kari Kivinen PhD THE EU, EDUCATION & ASSESSEMENT NPLI 2014 New York Challenging the way we measure success NPLI goes global, July 14, 2014 Kari Kivinen PhD 1 2 28 EU Member States & Education Each EU Member State is responsible

More information

OECD PISA Study Provides International Comparative Data on Schooling Outcomes

OECD PISA Study Provides International Comparative Data on Schooling Outcomes OECD Centres Germany Berlin (-0) Japan Tokyo (1-) 1 Mexico Mexico (-) 10 United States Washington (1-) AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA BELGIUM CANADA CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK FINLAND FRANCE GERMANY GREECE HUNGARY ICELAND

More information

Education at a Glance 2006 Highlights

Education at a Glance 2006 Highlights Education at a Glance 2006 Highlights ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Education at a Glance 2006 provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date collection of indicators

More information

and the proportion of young adults who were neither employed nor in education or training (NEET) slightly increased during the crisis.

and the proportion of young adults who were neither employed nor in education or training (NEET) slightly increased during the crisis. UNITED STATES The 2013 edition of Education at a Glance 1 offers a snapshot of how people who participate in and benefit from education, fared during the worst economic crisis seen in decades. The crisis

More information

Vocational Education and Training (VET) Systems: Legislative Framework

Vocational Education and Training (VET) Systems: Legislative Framework Austria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Vocational Training Act No. 142/1969 Adult Education Promotion Act No. 171/1973 School Organisation Act No. 472/1986 School Education Act No. 33/1997 Youth

More information

How the U.S. and Other Countries Compare: Lessons Learned International Data

How the U.S. and Other Countries Compare: Lessons Learned International Data 1 National Conference on Student Assessment How the U.S. and Other Countries Compare: Lessons Learned International Data CCSSO San Diego June 22, 2015 Andreas Schleicher Increased likelihood of positive

More information

Introduction to Qualifications Frameworks

Introduction to Qualifications Frameworks Analysis of international experience in national and European Qualifications Framework issues Introduction to Qualifications Frameworks Dr Mike Coles Moscow 10 October 2006 National qualifications frameworks

More information

Summary and policy recommendations

Summary and policy recommendations Skills Beyond School Synthesis Report OECD 2014 Summary and policy recommendations The hidden world of professional education and training Post-secondary vocational education and training plays an under-recognised

More information

Five Ways that Pay. Career and Technical Education. executive summary. September 2012 CIVIC ENTERPRISES EMPLOYER-BASED CERTIFICATES TRAINING

Five Ways that Pay. Career and Technical Education. executive summary. September 2012 CIVIC ENTERPRISES EMPLOYER-BASED CERTIFICATES TRAINING executive summary Career and Technical Education Five Ways that Pay September 2012 EMPLOYER-BASED TRAINING CERTIFICATES INDUSTRY-BASED CERTIFICATIONS ASSOCIATE S DEGREES APPRENTICESHIPS Along the Way to

More information

Teacher Training: Evidence from TALIS 2013 Julie Bélanger OECD Directorate for Education and skills

Teacher Training: Evidence from TALIS 2013 Julie Bélanger OECD Directorate for Education and skills Teacher Training: Evidence from TALIS 2013 Julie Bélanger OECD Directorate for Education and skills TALIS in brief Over 100 thousand randomly selected lower secondary teachers and their school leaders

More information

PISA-based OECD Test for Schools: A Blueprint for School Improvement

PISA-based OECD Test for Schools: A Blueprint for School Improvement NWEA.org 2016 Northwest Evaluation Association. Partnering to help all kids learn PISA-based OECD Test for Schools: A Blueprint for School Improvement Presented by Dr. Terri L. Breeden, Shaker Heights

More information

How the world s school systems perform - and why this matters

How the world s school systems perform - and why this matters 1 (PISA) How the world s school systems perform - and why this matters OECD s 2006 PISA survey of the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds Paris, 20 February 2008 Barbara Ischinger OECD Directorate for

More information

European Universities Diversifying Income Streams

European Universities Diversifying Income Streams European Universities Diversifying Income Streams Maria da Graça Carvalho Financially Sustainable Universities 22 February 2011, Brussels EUA European University Association Content of Presentation Public

More information

Education at a Glance. OECD Indicators Annex 3: Sources

Education at a Glance. OECD Indicators Annex 3: Sources Education at a Glance OECD Indicators 2007 Annex 3: Sources 1 SOURCES IN UOE DATA COLLECTION 2006 UNESCO/OECD/EUROSTAT (UOE) data collection on education statistics. National sources are: Australia: -

More information

Building a High-Quality Teaching Profession

Building a High-Quality Teaching Profession 1 Building a High-Quality Teaching Profession Lessons from around the world Andreas Schleicher Special advisor to the Secretary-General on Education Policy Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division,

More information

Fully Funded Higher Education Opportunity for Refugees in Europe at Central European University, Budapest

Fully Funded Higher Education Opportunity for Refugees in Europe at Central European University, Budapest CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Open Learning Initiative - University Preparatory Program (OLIve - UP) Fully Funded Higher Education Opportunity for Refugees in Europe at Central European University, Budapest Are

More information

ACADEMIC INFORMATION CENTRE

ACADEMIC INFORMATION CENTRE ACADEMIC INFORMATION CENTRE bilde LATVIA ABOUT LATVIA Bilde Member of European Union Capital Riga 1,9 million inhabitants State language Latvian Currency EUR Maritime climate - warm in summer (20 o C),

More information

GRADUATES IN THE ECONOMY17

GRADUATES IN THE ECONOMY17 ENVIR ONMENTAL SC AN 2017 GRADUATES IN THE ECONOMY17 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Highlights...2 2. Fewer jobs for young adults without post-secondary credentials in Ontario...3 2.1 Ontario employment change,

More information

Adults' Engagement in Reading, Writing and Numeracy Practices

Adults' Engagement in Reading, Writing and Numeracy Practices Portland State University PDXScholar Applied Linguistics Faculty Publications and Presentations Applied Linguistics 6-15-2017 Adults' Engagement in Reading, Writing and Numeracy Practices Stephen Reder

More information

European lifelong learning, including VET, is extremely diverse and partly fragmented

European lifelong learning, including VET, is extremely diverse and partly fragmented ECVET and the links to other European lifelong learning initiatives Thessaloniki 12 February 2007 Jens Bjornavold European centre for development of vocational training (Cedefop) Lifelong learning in Europe;

More information

The table Key facts for Germany in Education at a Glance 2015 presents a summary of figures for Germany and the OECD average.

The table Key facts for Germany in Education at a Glance 2015 presents a summary of figures for Germany and the OECD average. Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances and performance of education systems

More information

Fostering Skills and Employability Through Education

Fostering Skills and Employability Through Education FOSTERING SKILLS AND EMPLOYABILITY THROUGH EDUCATION 3 Fostering Skills and Employability Through Education Education and skills transform lives and drive economies. Without the right skills, people are

More information

Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) Global Fellowships. Bring your research partner from Europe to ASEAN at no cost to your employer

Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) Global Fellowships. Bring your research partner from Europe to ASEAN at no cost to your employer Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) Global Fellowships Bring your research partner from Europe to ASEAN at no cost to your employer What are the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions? An EU-funded researcher

More information

Indicator C1 Who participates in education?

Indicator C1 Who participates in education? Education at a Glance 2014 OECD indicators 2014 Education at a Glance 2014: OECD Indicators For more information on Education at a Glance 2014 and to access the full set of Indicators, visit www.oecd.org/edu/eag.htm.

More information

CME-CPD IN EUROPE and TRENDS FOR THE FUTURE. Edwin Borman UEMS Secretary General

CME-CPD IN EUROPE and TRENDS FOR THE FUTURE. Edwin Borman UEMS Secretary General CME-CPD IN EUROPE and TRENDS FOR THE FUTURE Edwin Borman UEMS Secretary General Declaration of potential conflict of interest Edwin Borman Medical Director and Consultant Anaesthetist (paid) Shrewsbury

More information

Education at a Glance. OECD Indicators. Annex 3: Sources

Education at a Glance. OECD Indicators. Annex 3: Sources Education at a Glance OECD Indicators Annex 3: Sources 1 SOURCES IN UOE DATA COLLECTION 2008 UNESCO/OECD/EUROSTAT (UOE) data collection on education statistics. National sources are: Australia: - The Commonwealth

More information

2013 Research Agenda: Australian Universities International Directors Forum Presentation to Australian International Education Conference

2013 Research Agenda: Australian Universities International Directors Forum Presentation to Australian International Education Conference Introduction 2013 Research Agenda: Australian Universities International Directors Forum Presentation to Australian International Education Conference Alan Olsen, Director, Strategy Policy and Research

More information

PISA Test results for the European School of Luxembourg Bettina Böhm Ulrich Keller

PISA Test results for the European School of Luxembourg Bettina Böhm Ulrich Keller 1 PISA 2006 Test results for the European School of Luxembourg Bettina Böhm Ulrich Keller Structure PISA 2006 An overview Sample tasks in science Mean performance of students in the EU Test results and

More information

Key Competencies: Skills for Life 2007

Key Competencies: Skills for Life 2007 Key Competencies: Skills for Life 2007 Key Competencies: an International Viewpoint Dr. Patrick Werquin* OECD D i r e c t o r a t e f o r E d u c a t i o n The Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, London,

More information

Inclusion in Higher Education. A human rights perspective

Inclusion in Higher Education. A human rights perspective Inclusion in Higher Education A human rights perspective Overview of presentation Introduction of the Agency Inclusion and Inclusive Education Systems Policy on Inclusion in general and on Higher Education

More information

2011/2012 & 2012/2013

2011/2012 & 2012/2013 Department of Education and Skills An Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna Education Statistics Staitisticí Oideachais 2011/2012 & 2012/2013 Department of Education and Skills Statistics Section Marlborough

More information

Examining Gender Differences in the Mathematical Literacy of 15-Year-Olds and the Numeracy Skills of the Age Cohorts as Adults

Examining Gender Differences in the Mathematical Literacy of 15-Year-Olds and the Numeracy Skills of the Age Cohorts as Adults Commissioned Paper January 2017 Examining Gender Differences in the Mathematical Literacy of 15-Year-Olds and the Numeracy Skills of the Age Cohorts as Adults Authors: Alka Arora Emily Pawlowski Suggested

More information

Lifelong Learning Participation Among Adults 6 % 7% 10% 12%

Lifelong Learning Participation Among Adults 6 % 7% 10% 12% Lifelong Learning Participation Among Adults March 2017 IRELAND (2015 annual average) Lifelong learning participation rate 6. 6 % 3 rd level graduates EU 28 (2015 annual average) Lifelong learning participation

More information

Finnish teachers professionalism is built through research based teacher education and supported by the school site

Finnish teachers professionalism is built through research based teacher education and supported by the school site Finnish teachers professionalism is built through research based teacher education and supported by the school site CMC 2016, Tallinn, September 7th, 2016 Jari Lavonen, Department of Teacher Education,

More information

Highlights. Measuring up: Canadian Results of the OECD PISA Study The Performance of Canada s Youth in Reading, Mathematics and Science

Highlights. Measuring up: Canadian Results of the OECD PISA Study The Performance of Canada s Youth in Reading, Mathematics and Science Measuring up: Canadian Results of the OECD PISA Study The Performance of s Youth in Reading, Mathematics and Science 2009 First Results for Canadians Aged 15 Highlights Human Resources and Skills Development

More information

Education in Europe. Sanda CONSTANTIN 1

Education in Europe. Sanda CONSTANTIN 1 Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Braşov Series V: Economic Sciences Vol. 10 (59) No. 2-2017 Education in Europe Sanda CONSTANTIN 1 Abstract: The paper presents some indicators used to analyse

More information

Presentation of the aims and objectives of the VET conference

Presentation of the aims and objectives of the VET conference Presentation of the aims and objectives of the VET conference Mary Kyriazopoulou, European Agency for Development in SNE Berthold van Leeuwen, National Institute for Curriculum Development (SLO) About

More information

Extending and Complementing the Common European Framework

Extending and Complementing the Common European Framework Extending and Complementing the Common European Framework John H.A.L. DE JONG "Let's not be stupid" Richard Deacon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Survey results 'Language testing in Europe: Time for a new framework?'

More information

THE CEFR & UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE TESTS. a state of affairs in Europe

THE CEFR & UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE TESTS. a state of affairs in Europe THE CEFR & UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE TESTS a state of affairs in Europe Bart Deygers & Cecilie Hamnes Carlsen EALTA Copenhagen, 28 May 2015 RESEARCH QUESTIONS RQ1 RQ2 RQ3 What are the language demands in European

More information

MEASURING UP INTERNATIONALLY

MEASURING UP INTERNATIONALLY MEASURING UP INTERNATIONALLY Developing Skills and Knowledge for the Global Knowledge Economy By Alan Wagner September 2006 National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education The author would like

More information

Conceptual Framework for Studying the Effects of ICT in Education

Conceptual Framework for Studying the Effects of ICT in Education International Expert Meeting on ICT in Education Indicators, Busan, South-Korea, 7-9 July 2009 1 Conceptual Framework for Studying the Effects of ICT in Education Friedrich Scheuermann European Commission,

More information

Barriers and disincentives in S&T education and careers* or The trouble with Science and Physics as a test case Enrico Predazzi

Barriers and disincentives in S&T education and careers* or The trouble with Science and Physics as a test case Enrico Predazzi Barriers and disincentives in S&T education and careers* or The trouble with Science and Physics as a test case Enrico Predazzi 05/06/2003 Enrico Predazzi - DEAN Faculty of Science - University of Turin

More information

What can we learn from PISA?

What can we learn from PISA? What can we learn from PISA? PETER ADAMS Senior Manager PISA-based Test for Schools OECD ICEMEA 5-6 Nov 2017 About PISA The heart of PISA is an internationally agreed set of tests in mathematics, reading,

More information

dr Grzegorz Kula, Erasmus+ 2018/2019 Information about the exchange

dr Grzegorz Kula, Erasmus+ 2018/2019 Information about the exchange Erasmus+ 2018/2019 Information about the exchange Who can go? All students (BA, MA, PhD) except from the first year students of BA studies, and the last year students of MA studies. Each student for 12

More information

IVET & WBL FROM AN AUSTRIAN PERSPECTIVE CAP4APP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, ZAGREB 4TH APRIL Mag. Kurt Schmid

IVET & WBL FROM AN AUSTRIAN PERSPECTIVE CAP4APP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, ZAGREB 4TH APRIL Mag. Kurt Schmid IVET & WBL FROM AN AUSTRIAN PERSPECTIVE CAP4APP INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, ZAGREB 4TH APRIL 2017 Mag. Kurt Schmid schmid@ibw.at 1 INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING OF THE AUSTRIAN ECONOMY

More information

Mobile learning: a practical guide

Mobile learning: a practical guide Mobile learning: a practical guide Introduction Desmond Keegan Mobile learning: a practical guide is a hands-on, how-to-do-it guide for education and training institutions who wish to introduce mobile

More information

Against the odds. Overcoming school failure Paris, 11 February Against the odds

Against the odds. Overcoming school failure Paris, 11 February Against the odds 1 Overcoming school failure Paris, Andreas Schleicher Education Policy Advisor of the OECD Secretary-General 2 r In the current economic environment Labour-market entry becomes more difficult as young

More information

In which countries and schools do disadvantaged students succeed? PISA in Focus #80

In which countries and schools do disadvantaged students succeed? PISA in Focus #80 In which countries and schools do disadvantaged students succeed? PISA in Focus #80 In which countries and schools do disadvantaged students succeed? Despite being from among the poorest 25% in their country,

More information

Public Funding Observatory EUA. Methodological note

Public Funding Observatory EUA. Methodological note Public Funding Observatory EUA Public Funding Observatory Methodological note Copyright the European University Association 2017 All rights reserved. This information may be freely used and copied for

More information

Is the Swiss dual educational system a model for the world?

Is the Swiss dual educational system a model for the world? Is the Swiss dual educational system a model for the world? Peter Dietrich CEO Swissmem 1 The swiss education system Youth unemployment rate (01/2014) 56.7 54.4 42.9 34.6 26.0 24.4 23.7 23.0 22.9 20.2

More information

Adult Education and Training

Adult Education and Training Adult Education and Training Widening Access to Learning Opportunities in Europe Eurydice Report Education and Training Adult Education and Training in Europe: Widening Access to Learning Opportunities

More information

The level of problem-solving skills in a technology-rich environment and

The level of problem-solving skills in a technology-rich environment and 5 th Thematic Report The level of problem-solving skills in a technology-rich environment and the use of ICT among EstoniaN ADULTS Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, Ave Roots, Tarmo Strenze, Mare Ainsaar It

More information

Institut für Humangenetik Abteilung Molekulare Zytogenetik. Glasgow WS07

Institut für Humangenetik Abteilung Molekulare Zytogenetik. Glasgow WS07 Glasgow 07.06. WS07 developed from the 2 What is our goal? There is a need for a European recognition of lab specialization in our filed to enable for individuals to work in other / all European countries.

More information

Electricity Generation Potential related to Full Load Hours in the year 2050

Electricity Generation Potential related to Full Load Hours in the year 2050 Nov 211 Electricity Generation Potential related to in the year 25 Results generated at DLR with the model REMix, developed by Yvonne Scholz (yvonne.scholz@dlr.de). In the following, some examples of the

More information

White Paper. on education reform

White Paper. on education reform White Paper on education reform White paper on education reform Summary Our vision is for young people in Iceland to enjoy the same opportunities to live and work in an ever-changing world as their counterparts

More information

Promoting Lifelong Learning: Recognition of Non-formal and Informal Learning in the Context of National Qualification Systems

Promoting Lifelong Learning: Recognition of Non-formal and Informal Learning in the Context of National Qualification Systems TRU School of Business & Economics TRU Prior Learning International Research Centre Seminar, Kamloops, 6 June 2011 Promoting Lifelong Learning: Recognition of Non-formal and Informal Learning in the Context

More information

English INFORMATION ABOUT THE PISA STUDY 2018

English INFORMATION ABOUT THE PISA STUDY 2018 English INFORMATION ABOUT THE PISA STUDY 2018 The PISA study PISA stands for Programme for International Student Assessment and is an international study conducted by the Organisation of Economic Cooperation

More information

What can PISA 2015 tell you about your school?

What can PISA 2015 tell you about your school? What can PISA 2015 tell you about your school? A report by RM Education and UCL Institute of Education 6th December 2016 1 Report contents 1. Introduction 3 2. Top facts 3 3. About the study 4 4. How should

More information

Who is to pay for mobile students?

Who is to pay for mobile students? Who is to pay for mobile students? Marcel GERARD Université catholique de Louvain and CESifo Part of IAP 6/09 of the Belgian Fed. Gov. Introductory Remark This is a Policy Paper based on a Research conducted

More information

Academic Ranking and Quality Assurance in Online Education. Richard Yelland OECD Directorate for Education

Academic Ranking and Quality Assurance in Online Education. Richard Yelland OECD Directorate for Education Academic Ranking and Quality Assurance in Online Education Richard Yelland OECD Directorate for Education UOC, Barcelona, 22 September 2011 Presentation Part 1 The Enduring Value of Higher Education A.

More information

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR HUNGARIAN STATE SCHOLARSHIPS 2018/2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR HUNGARIAN STATE SCHOLARSHIPS 2018/2019 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR HUNGARIAN STATE SCHOLARSHIPS 2018/2019 Call for applications for foreigners to conduct partial/semester studies in Hungarian higher education institutions in the academic year

More information

Current levels of literacy and numeracy: the story so far

Current levels of literacy and numeracy: the story so far Current levels of literacy and numeracy: the story so far How well are UK primary and secondary pupils doing compared with their European counterparts? Liz Twist and Linda Sturman, NFER 1 Literacy and

More information

Citizenship Education

Citizenship Education RYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE RYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE YDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE E EURYDICE EURYDICE EURYDIC E ERYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE EURYD YDICE EURYDICE EURYDICE

More information

T E A CH I N G A N D LEARNING INT E RNAT IONAL S URV E Y TALIS 2018 SURVEY

T E A CH I N G A N D LEARNING INT E RNAT IONAL S URV E Y TALIS 2018 SURVEY T E A CH I N G A N D LEARNING INT E RNAT IONAL S URV E Y TALIS 2018 SURVEY John Nordahl We need to attract the best and brightest to join the profession. Teachers are the key in today s knowledge economy,

More information

Demography Briefing: Global

Demography Briefing: Global Demography Briefing: Global December 1, 15 Dr. Edward Yardeni 516-972-7683 eyardeni@ Please visit our sites at www. blog. thinking outside the box Table Of Contents Table Of Contents GLOBAL: Total Fertility

More information

EXCHANGE STUDIES AT THE JYVÄSKYLÄ UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS (JSBE) DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR

EXCHANGE STUDIES AT THE JYVÄSKYLÄ UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS (JSBE) DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR EXCHANGE STUDIES AT THE JYVÄSKYLÄ UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS (JSBE) DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018 APPLICATION In order to be admitted to the University of Jyväskylä, please read the

More information

Background to the Survey 3. Conducting the Survey 3

Background to the Survey 3. Conducting the Survey 3 First European Survey on Language Competences Executive Summary Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Background to the Survey 3 Conducting the Survey 3 Findings: language proficiency 5 Overall Performance...5

More information

Educational performance in Swedish schools is plummeting

Educational performance in Swedish schools is plummeting Educational performance in Swedish schools is plummeting what are the facts? Magnus Henrekson & Sebastian Jävervall Contents Summary and conclusions... 5 1. Introduction... 7 2. Swedish pupils performance

More information

Marie Skłodowska- Curie Actions. Your research career in Europe

Marie Skłodowska- Curie Actions. Your research career in Europe Marie Skłodowska- Curie Actions Your research career in Europe "Destination Europe" Canada, 8-10 September 2014 What are the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions? A European Union funded programme for structuring

More information

QUELLES PRIORITES EDUCATIVES POUR

QUELLES PRIORITES EDUCATIVES POUR France Strategie QUELLES PRIORITES EDUCATIVES POUR 2017-2027 Question: Que faut-il changer dans l École pour qu'elle fasse progresser l'ensemble des élèves et réduise le poids des déterminismes sociaux?

More information

Science competencies for tomorrow s world

Science competencies for tomorrow s world 1 () Science competencies for tomorrow s world Seeing education in Norway through the prism of Oslo, 10 December 2007 Andreas Schleicher Head, Indicators and Analysis Division OECD Directorate for Education

More information

European developments in designing and delivering outcome-oriented curricula in VET: trends and challenges

European developments in designing and delivering outcome-oriented curricula in VET: trends and challenges European developments in designing and delivering outcome-oriented curricula in VET: trends and challenges Julian Stanley and Andrew McCoshan Centre for Education and Industry, University of Warwick Thessaloniki,

More information

Campania Region s Educational Quality Facilities Project

Campania Region s Educational Quality Facilities Project ISSN 2072-7925 Campania Region s Educational Quality Facilities Project CELE Exchange 2009/2 OECD 2009 Campania Region s Educational Quality Facilities Project By Giorgio Ponti, CISEM, Italy Italy s Campania

More information

General information Note. Launch of major international study of Irish Students Performance in Mathematics and Science in TIMSS 2015

General information Note. Launch of major international study of Irish Students Performance in Mathematics and Science in TIMSS 2015 General information Note Launch of major international study of Irish Students Performance in Mathematics and Science in TIMSS 2015 Under strict embargo until Tuesday, 29 November 2016 at 10.00 Central

More information

Christmas & New Year Timetable

Christmas & New Year Timetable Christmas & New Year Timetable - 2017 Theale Parcels - Parcelforce & DPD Tues 02-Jan Normal Wed 03-Jan Theale Pallets - Rawlings These will be no network deliveries on the 27th, 28th or 29th & Rawlings

More information

Introduction Research Teaching Cooperation Faculties. University of Oulu

Introduction Research Teaching Cooperation Faculties. University of Oulu University of Oulu Founded in 1958 faculties 1 000 students 2900 employees Total funding EUR 22 million Among the largest universities in Finland with an exceptionally wide scientific base Three universities

More information

Department of Education and Skills. Memorandum

Department of Education and Skills. Memorandum Department of Education and Skills Memorandum Irish Students Performance in PISA 2012 1. Background 1.1. What is PISA? The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a project of the Organisation

More information

TEACHI NG AND L E A R N IN G IN T E R N AT ION A L SU RV EY. A Teachers Guide to TALIS 2013

TEACHI NG AND L E A R N IN G IN T E R N AT ION A L SU RV EY. A Teachers Guide to TALIS 2013 TEACHI NG AND L E A R N IN G IN T E R N AT ION A L SU RV EY A Teachers Guide to TALIS 2013 A Teachers Guide to TALIS 2013 TEACHING AND LEARNING INTERNATIONAL SURVEY The skills that students need to contribute

More information

European Research Council Established by the European Commission

European Research Council Established by the European Commission ERC Advanced Grants 216 Outcome: Indicative statistics Reproduction is authorised provided the source 'ERC' is acknowledged. NB: In these graphs, 'grantee' refers to a candidate selected for ERC funding.

More information

Institute for social research in Zagreb Centre for research and development of education THE COMPULSORY EDUCATION MODEL FEASIBILITY STUDY

Institute for social research in Zagreb Centre for research and development of education THE COMPULSORY EDUCATION MODEL FEASIBILITY STUDY Institute for social research in Zagreb Centre for research and development of education Project founded by Ministry of sciences, education and sport THE COMPULSORY EDUCATION MODEL FEASIBILITY STUDY The

More information

Using TIMSS to Consider Education Achievements and Aspirations in Bahrain

Using TIMSS to Consider Education Achievements and Aspirations in Bahrain Using TIMSS to Consider Education Achievements and Aspirations in Bahrain Ina V.S. Mullis Michael O. Martin Executive Directors TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center Boston College 3 rd QQA Conference

More information

Higher Education and the Labour Market

Higher Education and the Labour Market Higher Education and the Labour Market Adina Moise Titei Ovidius University of Constanta, Faculty of Economic Sciences adinatitei@yahoo.com Abstract The purpose of the present paper is to highlight the

More information

Master s Degree Programme in Public Health (MPH) 2018

Master s Degree Programme in Public Health (MPH) 2018 Master s Degree Programme in Public Health (MPH) 2018 Programme description Master s Degree Programme in Public Health (MPH) is offered by the Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition in collaboration

More information

The New Zealand Ministry of Education s Iterative Best Evidence Synthesis [BES] Programme

The New Zealand Ministry of Education s Iterative Best Evidence Synthesis [BES] Programme The New Zealand Ministry of Education s Iterative Best Evidence Synthesis [BES] Programme Value-added through a series of iterative & linked BES developments Dr Adrienne Alton-Lee, July 6, 2006 Indicative

More information