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TMCNet:  Trends Shaping Education 2013

[February 01, 2013]

Trends Shaping Education 2013

Feb 01, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of OECD Publishing's new report "Trends Shaping Education 2013" to their offering.

What does it mean for education that our societies are increasingly diverse How is global economic power shifting towards new countries In what ways are the skills required in the world of work changing Trends Shaping Education 2013 brings together international evidence to give policy makers, researchers, educational leaders, administrators and teachers a robust, non-specialist source to inform strategic thinking and stimulate reflection on the challenges facing education, whether in schools, universities or programmes for older adults. It will also be of interest to students and the wider public, including parents.

The trends presented are based on high-quality international data, primarily from the OECD, the World Bank and the United Nations. The charts contain dynamic links so that readers can access the original data. Trends Shaping Education 2013 is organised around five broad themes, each with its own "Find out more" section: - A global world - Living well - Labour and skill dynamics - Modern families - Infinite connection What does it mean for education that our societies are increasingly diverse How is global economic power shifting towards new countries In what ways are working patterns changing Trends Shaping Education 2013 brings together international evidence to address questions like these.

Key Topics Covered: Executive Summary What can be found in this publication Trends Shaping Education Reader's Guide What can be found in this publication For whom is this tool relevant How to use this resource 1. A global world Migration and mobility Pushing the boundaries Undeniably global A changing balance Is our natural world at risk Think green International divides of affluence and poverty Find out more 2. Living well Urban life and the rise of the megacity Well-being in an urban landscape Towards safer communities War and peace Body and society: the weight of nations Investing in health The ballot box Notes Find out more 3. Labour and skill dynamics Women in the workplace The best of both worlds Skill supply and demand Knowledge economies New ideas: patents and people Flexible work Mind the gap Note Find out more 4. Modern families Ageing societies Love then marriage Smaller families Balancing the budget Infant and adolescent health Great expectations A late journey to parenthood Find out more 5. Infinite connection Universal access Exponential use of the internet The world in your pocket A digital society Local diversity Transforming our Internet New connections, emerging risks Note Find out more FIGURES Figure 1.1 Increasing migration towards the developed world Figure 1.2 More diverse communities with increasing numbers of international migrants Figure 1.3 Moving around more: Increasing air transport of people and freight Figure 1.4 Increasing passenger and freight transport by road and rail Figure 1.5 Growing importance of international trade Figure 1.6 Increasing integration of trade and financial markets Figure 1.7 China and India catching up Figure 1.8 Traditional economic powers are still strong Figure 1.9 Biodiversity decreasing through ongoing deforestation world wide Figure 1.10 Natural disasters becoming more commonplace Figure 1.11 Greater efforts to conserve and protect natural resources Figure 1.12 Investing in renewable energies Figure 1.13 The widening gap between richer and poorer regions Figure 1.14 Life expectancy on the rise but regional differences remain Figure 2.1 More people living in cities Figure 2.2 Redefining the megacity Figure 2.3 Home alone: The rise in single-person households Figure 2.4 Air quality improving in residential areas Figure 2.5 More and more people in prison Figure 2.6 Safer roads, but are they safe enough Figure 2.7 Military expenditure Figure 2.8 Fewer people involved in the armed forces Figure 2.9 Fit or fat Figure 2.10 Caloric intake is rising as weight rises Figure 2.11 Rising health expenditure Figure 2.12 People living longer, fewer premature deaths Figure 2.13 Fewer people engaged in their democracies Figure 2.14 Rates of voter registration down in some places, up elsewhere Figure 3.1 More women at work Figure 3.2 Wage inequalities persist, but improvements in some countries Figure 3.3 A trade-off between family and career Figure 3.4 More women working and also having a family Figure 3.5 Skills mismatch varies across countries Figure 3.6 Unused skills may be more likely to atrophy Figure 3.7 More investment in research and development Figure 3.8 Becoming more knowledge intensive Figure 3.9 Productive research and development Figure 3.10 Increasing numbers of people working in research and development Figure 3.11 Full-time work decreasing while part-time work rises Figure 3.12 Number of salaried workers on the rise while self-employment decreases Figure 3.13 Growing income inequality in many countries Figure 3.14 Increasing social expenditure Figure 4.1 Median age going up into the next century Figure 4.2 Old age dependency ratio climbing to a plateau Figure 4.3 Fewer married people Figure 4.4 Increasing numbers of unmarried parents Figure 4.5 Birth rates well down from the 1960s, but rising since 2000 Figure 4.6 Households getting smaller Figure 4.7 Households with children are better off Figure 4.8 Rising family expenditure Figure 4.9 Fewer teenage pregnancies Figure 4.10 Increasing prevalence of low-birth-weight babies Figure 4.11 Child poverty still tending to rise Figure 4.12 More students expect to attain more education than their parents Figure 4.13 Starting parenthood later Figure 4.14 Early childhood enrolments generally rising Figure 5.1 More computers in schools Figure 5.2 Computing becoming a more common part of the work environment Figure 5.3 Internet expanding world wide Figure 5.4 Global Internet activity rising exponentially Figure 5.5 Mobile devices expanding, while use of fixed lines dwindles Figure 5.6 Expanding use of mobile broadband Figure 5.7 Increasing engagement with online communities Figure 5.8 Internet now a key medium for advertising Figure 5.9 English becoming less dominant online as major sites increase multi-lingual content Figure 5.10 Individuals engaging online in many different languages Figure 5.11 There's an App for that! Figure 5.12 Virtual world increasingly up in the clouds Figure 5.13 Cyber bullying: An emerging and troubling challenge Figure 5.14 Internet fraud on the rise For more information visit Source: OECD Publishing CONTACT: Research and Markets, Laura Wood, Senior Manager. Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Sector: Education ( cat_id=78&campaign_id=6lfdv6) ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at on the world wide web. Inquiries to

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