OECD’s Education at a Glance 2023 to be published Tuesday 12 September 2023


06/09/2023 - The 2023 edition of the OECD’s annual Education at a Glance will be published at 11.00 a.m. CEST/Paris time (09.00 GMT) on Tuesday 12 September 2023. 


Education at a Glance is the leading international compendium of comparable national statistics measuring the state of education worldwide. This year’s edition includes a focus on vocational education and training.


Other indicators include: public and private spending on education; the earnings advantage of education; entry to and graduation from tertiary education; statutory and actual salaries of school heads; and teacher salaries and instruction times.


The report analyses the education systems of the OECD’s 38 member countries, as well as of Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Peru, Romania, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.


OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann will present the report’s findings in a press conference, together with OECD Director for Education and Skills, Andreas Schleicher, and France’s Minister for Education and Youth, Gabriel Attal, at the OECD the same day at 11:00 a.m. CEST. The press conference will be in English, with French interpretation. Register to attend the press conference in person.


Journalists unable to attend can register in advance to participate in the press conference via Zoom. Once registered, you will receive an email with a Zoom link to connect.


The presentation will also be webcast live, without registration.


The following media events are also planned (all local times):  


Tuesday 12 September


United States – 11:00 a.m. - webinar hosted by the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director of Education and Skills and Amy Loyd, Assistant Secretary, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education. Click here to register.  


Brazil – 11:00 a.m. – webinar with OECD analyst Manuela Fitzpatrick in co-operation with Jeduca. To register, contact [email protected].  


Italy – 11:00 a.m. – press conference with Giuseppe Valditara, Minister of Education and Merit, and Tia Loukkola, Head of the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. At the Ministry of Education and Merit, Viale Trastevere 76/A Roma, Room Aldo Moro. To register, contact [email protected].  


Finland – 12:30 p.m. – press conferencewithHajar Sabrina Yassine, OECD Statistician, at the Ministry of Education, Siltasaari Hall. Click here to register. The event will also be livestreamed here.


Portugal – 14:30 p.m. – press conference with João Costa, Minister of Education; Pedro Nuno Teizeira, Secretary for Higher Education; Paulo Santiago, Head of the Policy Advice and Implementation Division, OECD. At the Escola Secundária Luís Freitas Branco, Paço de Arcos, Oeiras. Click here to register. The event will also be livestreamed here.


United Kingdom – 10:00 conference hosted by The Sutton Trust with Abel Schumann, Head of the OECD Education Indicators Programme, and Gillian Keegan, Secretary of State for Education. At One Great George Street, London. Click here to register. The event will also be livestreamed here.


Japan – 15:00 p.m. – webinar with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director of Education and Skills. To register, contact Yumiko Yokokawa, OECD Tokyo Centre (+81 3 5532 0021).


Global public webinar - 13:00 p.m. CEST - with Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director of Education and Skills. Click here to register



Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the reports and briefing notes for countries by e-mail and under embargo on Monday 11 September. Requests should be sent by e-mail to [email protected]. The reports will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the reports and country notes under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures.


For further general information on the report, contact Spencer Wilson in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 45 24 81 18). 


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