Knowledge Management in the Learning Society
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
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CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN THE LEARNING SOCIETY
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Pursuant to Article 1 of the Convention signed in Paris on 14th December 1960, and which came into force on 30th September 1961, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shall promote policies designed: – to achieve the highest sustainable economic growth and employment and a rising standard of living in Member countries, whilemaintaining financial stability, and thus to contribute to the development of the world economy; – to contribute to sound economic expansion in Member as well as non-member countries in the process of economic development; and – to contribute to the expansion of world trade on a multilateral, non-discriminatory basis in accordance with international obligations. The original Member countries of theOECD are Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. The following countries became Members subsequently through accession at the dates indicated hereafter: Japan (28th April 1964), Finland (28th January 1969), Australia (7th June 1971),New Zealand (29th May 1973), Mexico (18th May 1994), the Czech Republic (21st December 1995), Hungary (7th May 1996), Poland (22nd November 1996) and Korea (12th December 1996). The Commission of the European Communities takes part in the work of the OECD (Article 13 of the OECD Convention). The Centre for Educational Research and Innovation was created in June 1968 by the Council of theOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and all Member countries of the OECD are participants. The main objectives of the Centre are as follows: – analyse and develop research, innovation and key indicators in current and emerging education and learning issues, and their links to other sectors of policy; – explore forward-looking coherent approaches to education and learning in the contextof national and international cultural, social and economic change; and – facilitate practical co-operation among Member countries and, where relevant, with non-member countries, in order to seek solutions and exchange views of educational problems of common interest. The Centre functions within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in accordance with the decisions of theCouncil of the Organisation, under the authority of the Secretary-General. It is supervised by a Governing Board composed of one national expert in its field of competence from each of the countries participating in its programme of work.
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