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Despite the expansion of the education system, educational attainment remains a challenge. Only half of 25-34 year-olds in Portugal had attained at least upper secondary education in 2010.
As a young mother, in relation to my children’s age, and being the ripe old age of 40, I am discovering the daily ritual of education.
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Pre-primary education is provided to a high proportion of children in France, despite lower investment per pupil compared with the OECD average. This lower investment is reflected in a higher pupil to teaching staff ratio than in the majority of OECD countries.
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Higher education in regional and city development: review reports and visits - OECD-led Peer Review Report -
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Whereas expenditure on education and expenditure per student increased significantly between 2000 and 2009, Estonia has seen the largest drop in education funding since the global recession, compared to other OECD countries.
Governments should increase investment in early childhood programmes and maintain reasonable costs for higher education in order to reduce inequality, boost social mobility and improve people’s employment prospects, according to a new OECD report.
The 2012 edition of Education at a Glance enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ educational performance.
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Korea has reduced the share of individuals without upper secondary education while the proportion of tertiary-educated individuals increased rapidly over the past 14 years.
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Education at a Glance 2012 - Country Note - Canada (French)
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Brazil boasts one of the largest increases in expenditure on education between 2000 and 2009 among the countries for which data was available.