Monday May 11, 2015

OECD.Stat helps you extract data from across datasets. It is available, as a licensed database, to Carleton University students, faculty and staff, via the OECD iLibrary.

Please note: you must be logged in as a member of the Carleton University community to access this information. Use your CarletonOne account.

OECD.Stat includes data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies. OECD.Stat enables users to search for and extract data from across many databases under different themes such as agriculture and fisheries, development, economic projections, education and training, energy, environment, finance, globalisation, health, national accounts, productivity, regional statistics, social and welfare, etc.

(Source: OECD)

This first appeared on the MADGICAL Web on January 19, 2015.

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Thursday March 12, 2015

Embracing the Digital Revolution, presented by the European Commission Director General.

On Friday, March 27 at 1:30, join the EDC and Director-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission, Xavier Prats Monné, for a session that will explore how individual universities, university consortia and a massive EU higher education system are embracing the digital revolution and globalization.

The seismic shift in higher education, driven by globalization, the digital revolution, and the rising power of information driven consumerism makes less distinct the lines between our campuses and wider communities

Where: Discovery Centre's Multimedia Room, 4th Floor, MacOdrum Library, Carleton University

When: Friday, March 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm.

Cost: Free.


(Source: Educational Development Centre, at Carleton University)

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Key data on teachers and school leaders in Europe, 2013 edition, published by the European Commission, is available through the European Union collection.

New data on teachers and school leaders contains 62 indicators on teachers and school leaders from pre-primary to upper secondary education in 32 countries (EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey).

Six topics are covered:

  • Initial teacher education and support for beginning teachers
  • Recruitment, employers and contracts
  • Continuing professional development and mobility
  • Working conditions and pay
  • Levels of autonomy and responsibilities of teachers and school leaders

The report combines statistical data and qualitative information from primary data supplied by the Eurydice Network, Eurostat data and evidence derived from the international surveys TALIS 2008, PISA 2009 and TIMSS 2011.

(Source: European Commission)

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