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While a large proportion of adults in the United States have university-level education, the tertiary attainment rate is increasing much faster in many other countries.
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As in other Scandinavian countries, lifelong learning is very well developed in Sweden, and contributes to making the system inclusive.
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Not only have the Dutch achieved high levels of education, they also rank among the most skilled.
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Austria’s relative spending on individuals’ tertiary education is among the highest in the OECD. Austria puts great emphasis on tertiary education which is reflected in the level of public investment: its spending on individuals’ tertiary education relative to lower levels of education is among the highest of the OECD countries.
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En 2012, los estudiantes mexicanos de 15 años obtuvieron 413 puntos en promedio, en la evaluación de matemáticas de la prueba PISA – un aumento de 28 puntos desde PISA 2003, de los más importantes entre los países de la OCDE.
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Educational attainment matters greatly in Hungary’s labour market: people with tertiary education have much higher employment rates and earn more than twice as much than those without.
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The level of educational attainment in France has risen considerably in the past 40 years. This increase has been even more pronounced with regard to higher education.
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In 2012, 45% of the country’s 25-64 year-olds had below upper secondary education (i.e. had attained at most Educación Secundaria Obligatoria) as their highest level of attainment
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Most people in Germany attain upper secondary education. Germany has one of the highest levels of upper secondary attainment: 86% of the country’s 25-64 year-olds have obtained at least an upper secondary qualification
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Finnish teachers are better paid than their peers and enjoy a lighter teaching workload than average. Finland is one of the OECD countries in which teachers enjoy comparatively better working conditions, especially women teaching in upper secondary schools.