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Highlights from Education at a Glance 2009
OECD Publishing , Publication date:  08 Sep 2009
Pages: 94 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264063723 , OECD Code: 962009051P1
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Other languages:  French (Out of print)
Superseded by: Education at a Glance 2014 - Highlights - (Available)
Other Versions:  E-book - PDF Format

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Highlights from Education at a Glance 2009 presents key education indicators for 2009. 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 links to further information. 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. This edition includes coverage of education attainment and student numbers; economic and social benefits of education; how education is financed, the school environment; and initial findings from the new Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS).

Table of contents:

-Reader's Guide
1. Education Levels and Student Numbers
-To what level have adults studied?
-Have education levels risen over time?
-Who participates in education?
-How many secondary students go on to tertiary education?
-How many young people graduate from tertiary education?
-Is education meeting the needs of the workforce?
-How successful are students in moving from education to work?
-How many students study abroad?
-Where do students go to study?
-PISA: Who are the top performers?
-PISA: What is the family background of top performers?
-PISA: What are top performers' attitudes and motivations?
2. The Economic and Social Benefits of Education
-How much more do tertiary graduates earn?
-How does education affect employment rates?
-What are the incentives for people to invest in education?
-What are the incentives for society to invest in education?
-What are the social benefits of education?
3. Paying for education
-How much is spent per student?
-Has spending per student increased?
-What share of national wealth is spent on education?
-What share of public spending goes on education?
-What is the role of private spending?
-How much do tertiary students pay?
-What are education funds spent on?
-What accounts for variations in spending on salary costs?
4. The School Environment
-How long do students spend in the classroom?
-How many students are in each classroom?
-How much are teachers paid?
-How much time do teachers spend teaching?
-Who are the teachers?
Special Section: TALIS
-What is TALIS
-How extensive is teacher appraisal and feedback?
-How much class time is lost to indiscipline?
-What are teachers' beliefs and practices?
-Are teachers satisfied in their jobs?
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