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Highlights from Education at a Glance 2008 by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD

By Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD

Highlights from schooling at a look 2008 is an advent to OECDs selection of across the world related facts on schooling and studying. It comprises facts on enrollment and attainment, affects on jobs and earning, academic spending, classification dimension and guide time, and function of schooling platforms. each one indicator is gifted on a two-page unfold. The left-hand web page explains the importance of the indicator, discusses the most findings, examines key tendencies and offers readers with a roadmap for locating out extra within the OECD schooling databases and in different OECD schooling guides. The right-hand web page includes essentially offered charts and tables, observed through dynamic links (StatLinks) that direct readers to the corresponding info in Excel layout. desk of content material : Reader's advisor 1. schooling degrees and pupil Numbers -To what point have adults studied? -What matters did adults research in tertiary schooling? -Who participates in schooling? -How many secondary scholars pass directly to tertiary schooling? -How many scholars sign up for vocational programmes? -How many youth graduate from tertiary schooling? -How many scholars drop out of tertiary schooling? -How do women and men vary in schooling degrees? -How winning are scholars in relocating from schooling to paintings? -How a lot education are adults doing? -How many scholars learn out of the country? -Where do scholars visit learn? -Is there a blue-collar barrier in larger schooling? 2. the industrial merits of schooling -How even more do tertiary graduates earn? -How does educaiton impact employment charges? -What are the incentives for individuals to speculate in schooling? -What are the incentives for society to speculate in schooling? three. buying schooling -How a lot is spent according to scholar? -Has spending in keeping with scholar elevated? -What percentage of nationwide wealth is spent on schooling? -What is the position of non-public spending? -How a lot do tertiary scholars pay? -What are schooling money spent on? -How successfully are assets utilized in schooling? four. the varsity surroundings -How lengthy do studnets spend within the school room? -How many scholars are in each one lecture room? -How a lot are academics paid? -How a lot time do academics spend instructing? -Who are the lecturers? particular part: Introducing PISA -What is PISA -What can scholars do in technological know-how? -What can scholars do in studying? -What can scholars do in arithmetic? -How do boys and girls do in technology? -How does pupil functionality range among and inside of colleges? -How good do immigrant scholars do?

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Increasingly, people with upper secondary education and above are less likely to be unemployed than those with lower levels of education. Significance This indicator examines the relationship between education and employment. The better educated individuals are, the more likely they are to be employed. As populations in OECD countries age, higher levels of education and longer participation in employment can help to ensure more people are economically active and help to alleviate the burden of financing public pension schemes.

15. Expected hours of job training for 25-64 year-olds by level of educational attainment, 2003 This figure shows the number of hours of job training that 25-64 year-olds can expect to receive over the course of their career. Consistently, workers with higher levels of education receive more job training. 1787/402178012235. HIGHLIGHTS FROM EDUCATION AT A GLANCE 2008 – ISBN 978-92-64-04061-8 – © OECD 2009 31 1. EDUCATION LEVELS AND STUDENT NUMBERS How many students study abroad? 9 million students were enrolled in tertiarylevel institutions outside their country of citizenship.

4. Trends in education expenditure as a percentage of GDP (1995, 2005) This figure shows the share of national income countries devote to spending on educational institutions, and how that share changed between 1995 and 2005. 1787/401864037554. 5. Expenditure as a percentage of GDP by level of education, 2005 These figures show the share of national income that countries devote to each level of education.

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