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PISA is a survey of students' skills and knowledge as they approach the end of compulsory education. Rather than examining how well students have learned the school curriculum, it looks at how well prepared they are for life beyond school.
How much is spent on education
How education systems operate
Impact of education on earnings
Who participates in education
Education at a Glance provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of indicators on systems and represents the consensus of professional thinking on how to measure the current state of education internationally.
The key tables on education include data on tertiary graduation rates, entry rates, attainment, relative earnings, public expenditure. Historical data refer to the latest eight time periods.
Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) data are now available. Data files are available in SPSS, SAS and SAS XPORT, for all countries combined as well as for individual countries.
Includes statistics on personnel, expenditure, foreign student enrollments, graduates by age and field of education, enrollment by type of institution and total population by sex and age.
PISA is a survey of students' skills and knowledge as they approach the end of compulsory education. It is not a conventional school test. Rather than examining how well students have learned the school curriculum, it looks at how well prepared they are for life beyond school.
This publication includes detailed information on how to analyse the PISA data, enabling researchers to both reproduce the initial results and to undertake further analyses. The manual also includes a detailed account of the PISA 2006 database and worked examples providing full syntax in SPSS®.
- PISA data analysis manual: SAS Second Edition: SAS macros
- PISA data analysis manual: SPSS Second Edition: SPSS macros
Learning for Tomorrow's World: First results from PISA 2003 presents initial results from the PISA 2003 assessment. The report goes well beyond an examination of the relative standing of countries in mathematics, science and reading. It also looks at a wider range of educational outcomes that include students’ motivation to learn, their beliefs about themselves and their learning strategies.
For well over a decade, the OECD has developed and published a broad range of comparative indicators that provide insights into the functioning of education systems. These provide crucial information on the functioning, evolution and impact of education, from early childhood through formal education to learning and training throughout life. They provide an opportunity for each country to see its education system in the light of other