vocational education Tag

[caption id="attachment_9016" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Kathrin Hoeckel, Policy Analyst at the OECD"][/caption] In May 2012, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released its much-anticipated Skills Strategy, a major new initiative aimed at helping governments improve their economies through comprehensive skills policies.  Kathrin Hoeckel, a Policy...

New Announcements On February 23, the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) announced that Robert L. King, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and Robert Schwartz, Francis Keppel Professor of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of...

By Roland Østerlund, former director general of the Ministry of Education, Denmark [caption id="attachment_5696" align="alignright" width="294" caption="New Book: Nancy Hoffman, Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World’s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life. Harvard Education Press, Nov. 2011"][/caption] On the...