OECD Indicators, Education Glance

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Dec 012015
 

OECD Indicators, Education at a Glance

Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators” report. At 568 pages, the report is chock-full of tables and graphs comparing the state of education across 34 countries. Stats around technology usage start in Section D8. One finding: Demand for Internet access and computers rose between 2009 and 2012, but the average student-to-computer ratio remained between 4:1 and 5:1 across all countries (EdSurge, 11/25/15).

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Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators is the authoritative source for accurate information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and the learning environment and organisation of schools.

The 2015 edition introduces more detailed analysis of participation in early childhood and tertiary levels of education. The report also examines first generation tertiary-educated adults’ educational and social mobility, labour market outcomes for recent graduates, and participation in employer-sponsored formal and/or non-formal education. Readiness to use information and communication technology for problem solving in teaching and learning is also examined. The publication provides indicators on the impact of skills on employment and earnings, gender differences in education and employment, and teacher and school leader appraisal systems. The report covers all 34 OECD countries and a number of partner countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia and South Africa, and for the first time, Costa Rica and Lithuania).

The Excel™ spreadsheets used to create the tables and charts in Education at a Glance are available via the StatLinks provided throughout the publication.

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