EWA, OECD Partner for Education at a Glance 2012 Web Briefing
On Sept. 10 at 11 a.m., reporters can get an advance look at OECD's annual international compendium of national statistics measuring the state of education worldwide.
This year’s Education at a Glance report
includes new indicators on early childhood education and care, on
inequality in education and how a parent’s education influences their
academic attainment, and on the factors affecting the performance of
immigrant and disadvantaged children at school.
Education at a Glance
aims to help educators and policy makers see how their education systems
perform compared to other countries and reviews their efforts to reform
and improve their policies. The report also
addresses: public and private spending on education; its social and
economic benefits for people and countries; adult participation in
education; class sizes, teacher salaries and decision-making powers of
schools; and analysis of national exam systems and
the criteria for attending tertiary education.
The report analyzes the education systems of the 34 OECD member countries, as well as those of Argentina,
Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.
Speaker: Andreas Schleicher, OECD Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General
of the OECD.
When: Monday, September 10th,
11am Eastern Time (embargoed until September 11th, 5am Eastern Time/11am Paris Time).
Where: The convenience of your own computer. For
registration see instructions below.
Journalists who register for this event agree to respect OECD embargo conditions.
Journalists can request an embargoed copy of the report by sending an email to
email@example.com. Embargoed copies will be sent out by Monday 9am Eastern Time.
Newspapers published in the U.S. and Canada will be able to report on this briefing in their printed editions published on
Register: Sign up in advance here.