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Highlights from Education at a Glance 2010
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  07 Sep 2010
Pages: 96 , Language: English
Version: E-book (PDF Format)
ISBN: 9789264087699 , OECD Code: 962010061E1
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Other languages:  French (Available)
Superseded by: Education at a Glance 2014 - Highlights - (Available)
Other Versions:  Print - Paperback

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Frequency: Annual   Tables: Charts: 73  Electronic format: Acrobat PDF


Highlights from Education at a Glance 2010 is a companion publication to the OECD’s flagship compendium of education statistics, Education at a Glance. It provides easily accessible data on key topics in education today, including: education levels and student numbers, economic and social benefits of education, education spending, the school environment (hours of instruction, class size, etc.) and school choice and parent voice.

Each indicator is presented on a two-page spread. The left-hand page explains the significance of the indicator, discusses the main findings, examines key trends and provides readers with a roadmap for finding out more in the OECD education databases and in other OECD education publications. The right-hand page contains clearly presented charts and tables, accompanied by dynamic hyperlinks (StatLinks) that direct readers to the corresponding data in Excel™ format. Highlights from Education at a Glance 2010 is an ideal introduction to the OECD’s unrivalled collection of internationally comparable data on education and learning. 

Table of contents:

Reader’s Guide
Chaper A. The Output of Educational Institutions and the Impact of Learning
-Indicator A1.  To what level have adults studied?
-Indicator A2 How many students finish secondary education and access tertiary education?
-Indicator A3 How many students finish tertiary education?
-Indicator A4 How many students complete tertiary education?
-Indicator A5 How many adults participate in education and learning?
-Indicator A6 How does educational attainment affect participation in the labour market?
-Indicator A7 What are the economic benefits of education?
-Indicator A8 What are the incentives to invest in education?
-Indicator A9 What are the social outcomes of education?
-Indicator A10 What are the economic links with education?
Chapter B. Financial and Human Resources Invested in Education
-Indicator B1 How much is spent per student?
-Indicator B2 What proportion of national wealth is spent on education?
-Indicator B3 How much public and private investment is there in education?
-Indicator B4 What is the total public spending on education?
-Indicator B5 How much do tertiary students pay and what public subsidies do they receive?
-Indicator B6 On what resources and services is education funding spent?
-Indicator B7 Which factors influence the level of expenditure?
Chapter C. Access to Education, Participation and Progression
-Indicator C1 Who participates in education?
-Indicator C2 Who studies abroad and where?
-Indicator C3 How successful are students in moving from education to work?
Chapter D. The Learning Environment and Organisation of Schools
-Indicator D1 How much time do students spend in the classroom?
-Indicator D2 What is the student-teacher ratio and how big are classes?
-Indicator D3 How much are teachers paid?
-Indicator D4 How much time do teachers spend teaching?
-Indicator D5 What school choices are available and what measures do countries use to promote or restrict school choice?
-Indicator D6 How can parents influence the education of their children?
Annex 1. Characteristics of Educational Systems
Annex 2. Reference Statistics
Annex 3. Sources, Methods and Technical Notes

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