Education at a Glance 2009: OECD Indicators by OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

By OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The 2009 variation of schooling at a look: OECD signs allows international locations to work out themselves within the mild of alternative nations functionality. It offers a wealthy, similar and updated array of signs at the functionality of schooling platforms and represents the consensus pondering on the right way to degree the present nation of schooling the world over. the symptoms examine who participates in schooling, what's spent on it and the way schooling structures function and on the effects completed. The latter contains symptoms on a variety of results, from comparisons of scholars functionality in key topic parts to the effect of schooling on profits and on adults possibilities of employment. New fabric during this variation comprises first effects from the OECD educating and studying foreign Survey (TALIS) on instructor practices in addition to instructor appraisal and feedback; an research of the social advantages of education; information on long term unemployment and involuntary part-time paintings between younger adults; a evaluation of traits in attainment; data at the incentives to speculate in schooling which convey the advantages of schooling in greenback quantity throughout OECD international locations; and a photograph of excellence in schooling for 15-year-olds, in keeping with findings from the PISA research. The ExcelTM spreadsheets used to create the tables and charts during this booklet can be found through the StatLinks revealed during this booklet. The tables and charts, in addition to the entire OECD on-line schooling Database, are freely to be had through the OECD schooling web site at www.oecd.org/edu/eag2009. A condensed model of this book can be to be had: Highlights from schooling at a look 2009.

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While the current economic downturn makes it difficult to forecast future skill demands, it will increase the incentives for individuals to invest in education, as worsening labour market prospects lower the opportunity costs of education, such as earnings foregone while studying. As overall demand for education is likely to rise, thus increasing the supply of more highly educated individuals to the labour market, it will be crucial to track the demand for these more skilled workers in the coming years.

ISCO groupings 3 and 9 in 2006 are not separated and thus distributed among remaining classification. Source: OECD. org/edu/eag2009). Please refer to the Reader’s Guide for information concerning the symbols replacing missing data. 1787/664024334566 Education at a Glance © OECD 2009 43 INDICATOR A2 How Many Students Finish Secondary Education and Access Tertiary Education? e. the percentage of the typical population of upper secondary school age that follows and successfully completes upper secondary programmes.

Population of females with tertiary education (2007) 36 Education at a Glance © OECD 2009 To What Level Have Adults Studied ? 1a. Educational attainment: adult population (2007) Distribution of the 25-64 year-old population, by highest level of education attained (5) 31 6 24 26 35 6 44 11 3 26 28 10 25 30 59 43 19 18 23 9 11 31 13 38 14 47 6 10 7 48 Partner countries Below upper secondary education (6) 3 9 2 12 a n n n 7 8 2 11 11 1 a a 4 a 3 11 3 4 1 x(5) n 6 3 a n x(5) All levels of education (4) x(5) 47 10 x(5) 41 37 a 31 50 3 31 13 x(5) 7 x(5) x(5) 17 a 16 10 30 33 x(5) 35 8 x(5) 46 8 30 x(5) Advanced research programmes ISCED 3A (3) x(5) 1 a a a 2 a a a 3 a 9 n 1 x(5) a 7 a x(4) 8 a a x(5) x(4) a a 1 a 18 x(5) Type A ISCED 3C (long programme)/3B (2) 24 18 18 9 9 22 10 18 13 11 19 24 17 32 x(5) 12 9 20 20 21 21 14 16 12 27 10 9 10 14 8 Type B ISCED 3C (short programme) (1) 8 x(2) 14 4 n 1 10 13 3 26 1 3 15 15 x(5) 11 18 47 7 x(2) n x(2) 56 1 22 6 3 61 n 4 Tertiary education Post-secondary nontertiary education Lower secondary education Australia Austria Belgium Canada Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Japan Korea Luxembourg Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Slovak Republic Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey United Kingdom United States Pre-primary and primary education OECD countries Upper secondary education (7) 10 7 18 24 x(8) 7 15 11 9 7 n 4 11 1 18 10 9 a 2 16 2 x(8) x(8) 1 9 9 10 x(8) 9 9 (8) 24 10 14 25 14 25 20 15 14 15 17 25 21 13 23 24 17 15 28 25 31 19 13 13 19 23 19 11 22 30 (9) x(8) x(8) 1 x(8) x(8) 1 1 1 1 n n 1 n n x(8) x(8) 1 x(8) 1 x(8) 1 x(8) 1 n 1 x(8) 3 x(8) 1 1 (10) 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 Upper secondary level of education Tertiary level of education OECD average 30 44 27 EU19 average 29 46 24 Brazil Chile1 Estonia Israel Russian Federation2 Slovenia 48 24 1 12 3 2 15 26 10 8 8 16 x(5) x(5) a a x(4) a x(5) x(5) 5 9 16 28 27 37 44 27 18 31 a a 7 a x(4) a x(8) 3 11 15 34 11 10 10 22 27 20 10 x(8) x(8) n 1 n 2 100 100 100 100 100 100 Note: Due to discrepancies in the data, averages have not been calculated for each column individually.

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