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Wales should continue reforms to boost quality and equity of school system


28/02/2017 – Wales should continue its efforts to reform the curriculum and raise the standards of teaching in order to improve the quality and equity of its school system, according to a new OECD report.

The Welsh Education Reform Journey analyses the reforms adopted since...Read More »

Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, in London on 6 December 2016


Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in London on 6 December 2016 to present the latest results of the OECD’s flagship Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) at the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED.



Consumption Tax Trends 2016: Country highlights

Consumption Tax Trends provides information on Value Added Tax/Goods and Services Tax (VAT/GST) and excise duty rates in OECD member countries. It also contains information about indirect tax topics such as international aspects of VAT/GST developments and the efficiency of this tax. It also describes a...Read More »

Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship


2018 Call for Applications 

The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)’s Call for Applications for funding international conferences (such as workshops, congresses and symposia) and research fellowship grants for funding in 2018 is now open.

Please note the guidelines and conditions for funding below.

Applications must be submitted by the appropriate online application...Read More »

Statement by OECD Secretary-General Gurría on UK referendum result


24/06/2016 – “Yesterday’s vote on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union has major consequences for the UK itself, the EU and the international community. While it is on the public record that this was not the OECD’s recommended course of action, the focus must now...Read More »

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