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Peru is one of the strongest economic performers in Latin America, and steady GDP per capita growth over the past decade has been accompanied by a sharp decline in poverty rates. Peru’s economic development to date has largely been driven by abundant natural resources and high commodity prices in the global market.
Peru has been one of the strongest economic performers in Latin America with steady GDP per capita growth over the past decade.
More and more adults are earning a tertiary qualification, but not all tertiary degrees have the same value on the labour market. In general, postgraduate degrees such as master’s and doctoral degrees are associated with higher employment rates and earnings than bachelor’s degrees.
Why women and men choose to pursue different fields of study, and why those choices vary among countries, is not easy to determine.
Vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. How can employers and unions be engaged? How can workbased learning be used? How can teachers and trainers be effectively prepared? How should postsecondary programmes be structured? The country reports in this series look at these and other questions. They form part of Skills beyond School, OECD policy reviews of vocational education and training.
Archived webinar of September 15,2016 with Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, OECD, presenting the findings of Education at a Glance 2016.
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Education at a Glance 2016 Annex 3 - Sources, methods and technical notes
At the turn of this century, two different models of higher education programmes prevailed in the world.
Vocational education and training can mean very different things to different people.
The international statistical system, one of the great achievements of international organisations, has mirrored the evolution of the nation-state.