Education at a glance 2014 : OECD indicators

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  • Creator Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Format Books
  • Publication Paris, France : OECD, 2014. ©2014
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (570 p.)
  • ISBNs 9789264215054, 9264215050


  • Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators is the authoritative source for accurate and relevant information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances, and performance of education systems in the OECD's 34 member countries, as well as a number of partner countries. In the 2014 edition, new material includes:. Data from the Survey of Adult Skills, a product of the OECD Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), on attainment, employment, intergenerational education mobility, earnings, and social outcomes related to skills


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • English


  • Foreword; Table of Contents; Editorial; Introduction: The Indicators and their Framework; Reader's Guide; About the Survey of Adults Skills; Chapter A - The Output of Educational Institutions and the Impact of Learning; Indicator A1: To what level have adults studied?; Indicator A2: How many students are expected to complete upper secondary education ?; Indicator A3: How many students are expected to complete tertiary education ?; Indicator A4: To what extent does parents' education influence participation in tertiary education ?
  • Indicator A5: How does educational attainment affect participation in the labour market?Indicator A6: What are the earnings advantages from education ?; Indicator A7: What are the incentives to invest in education ?; Indicator A8: What are the social outcomes of education ?; Indicator A9: How are student performance and equity in education related ?; Chapter B - Financial and Human ResourcesInvested In Education; Classification of educational expenditure; Indicator B1: How much is spent per student?; Indicator B2: What proportion of national wealt h is spent on education ?
  • Indicator B3: How much public and private investment in education is there?Indicator B4: What is the total public spending on education ?; Indicator B5: How much do tertiary students pay and what public support do they receive?; Indicator B6: On what resources and services is education funding spent?; Indicator B7: Which factors influence the level of expenditure on education ?; Chapter C - Access to Education, Participation and Progression; Indicator C1: Who participates in education?; Indicator C2: How do early childhood education systems differ around the world?
  • Indicator D4: How much time do teachers spend teaching?Indicator D5: Who are the teachers?; Indicator D6: What does it take to become a teacher?; Indicator D7: How extensive are professional development activities for teachers?; Annex 1 - Characteristics of Education Systems; Annex 2 - Reference Statistics; Annex 3 - Sources, Methodsand Technical Notes; Contributors to this Publication; Related OECD Publications