By OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
The 2009 variation of schooling at a look: OECD signs permits international locations to determine themselves within the gentle of alternative international locations functionality. It presents a wealthy, related and up to date array of signs at the functionality of schooling structures and represents the consensus considering on how you can degree the present kingdom of schooling across the world. the symptoms examine who participates in schooling, what's spent on it and the way schooling structures function and on the effects accomplished. The latter contains symptoms on quite a lot of results, from comparisons of scholars functionality in key topic parts to the influence of schooling on profits and on adults probabilities of employment. New fabric during this variation comprises first effects from the OECD educating and studying foreign Survey (TALIS) on instructor practices in addition to instructor appraisal and feedback; an research of the social advantages of education; information on long term unemployment and involuntary part-time paintings between younger adults; a evaluation of traits in attainment; data at the incentives to speculate in schooling which exhibit the advantages of schooling in buck volume throughout OECD international locations; and a photo of excellence in schooling for 15-year-olds, in response to findings from the PISA research. The ExcelTM spreadsheets used to create the tables and charts during this publication can be found through the StatLinks revealed during this publication. The tables and charts, in addition to the whole OECD on-line schooling Database, are freely on hand through the OECD schooling site at www.oecd.org/edu/eag2009. A condensed model of this book can be to be had: Highlights from schooling at a look 2009.
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The ISCO classification of occupations thus provides a further opportunity to look more closely at the match between the education system and the labour market in different countries. The prospect of higher educated individuals finding a skilled job depends to a large extent on tertiary attainment levels relative to skilled jobs in the country and the change in these two components of supply and demand over time. The ISCO occupational categories 1-3 are classified as skilled jobs and include: Legislators, senior officials and managers (ISCO 1); Professionals (ISCO 2); and Technician and associate professionals (ISCO 3).
2. Year of reference 2002. Year of reference 2004. Countries are ranked in descending order of the percentage of the 25-34 year-olds who have attained at least upper secondary education. Source: OECD. 2a. org/edu/eag2009). 2a). In the 10 OECD countries where more than 80% of 25-64 year-olds have at least upper secondary attainment, the difference in the proportion of 25-34 year-olds and 55-64 year-olds having attained at least upper secondary level is, on average, 13 percentage points. In Germany and the United States, the proportion of population with upper secondary education and more is almost the same for all age groups.
Attainment levels and links with skilled jobs Governments that seek to expand tertiary education have often considered that an advanced knowledge economy needs more high-level skills and thus requires educating a much greater proportion of the workforce beyond the secondary level. The composition of occupational categories in a country captures these factors to some extent. The distribution of occupations reflects the importance of different sectors and of high-end skills for the economy. The ISCO classification of occupations thus provides a further opportunity to look more closely at the match between the education system and the labour market in different countries.