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Highlights from Education at a Glance 2010 is a companion publication to the OECDs 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...
Highlights from Education at a Glance 2010 is a companion publication to the OECDs 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.) andschool 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 OECDs unrivalled collection of internationally comparable data on education and learning.Table of Content :Editorial IntroductionReaders GuideChaper 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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