On the 11th of September the new report « Education at Glance 2012 » (EaG 2012) was launched by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The report presents a thorough analysis on the structures of the finances and the performances of educational systems in the 34 OECD member countries and key partner countries. The main focus of this year’s publication is:
- the effect of the economic crisis on education;
- how education affect the economy and employment rates and
- what are the incentives both for the society and individuals to invest in education.
More information about the « Education at Glance 2012 ».
The most recent IT report 2008 of OECD underlines the importance of the e-content sector for Europe’s economy and labour market. « ICT skills are an important contribution to growth […] Over 4% of total employment is in ICT specialist occupations, over 20% in intensive ICT-using occupations.[…] Digital content is a key factor behind the rapid growth of OECD broadband subscribers: from 68 Mio in 2003 to 251 Mio in 2008.And the growing number has spurred the creation of new content… »
Thus, it is important to put efforts into clear definitions of e-content professions and the training and educational environment to allow mobility of workers at equal conditions in Europe. EQF Code will be a small stone in the e-content mosaic, for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Browse the OECD IT report at: OECD browsing page