ERIC Number: ED484185
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb
Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G8 Countries: 2004. NCES 2005-021
Sen, Anindita; Partelow, Lisette A.; Miller, David C.
US Department of Education
This report is designed to describe how the U.S. education system compares with the education systems in the Group of Eight, or G8, countries. These countries, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States, are among the world's most economically developed. Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G8 Countries: 2004 draws on the most current information about education from the Indicators of National Education Systems (INES) project at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the international assessments conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), and the OECD's Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). Started in 2002, this report is published on a biennial basis. The main findings of this report are highlighted below. The highlights are organized around the four major sections of the report: the context of education, preprimary and primary education, secondary education, and higher education. Appended is "The Education Systems of the G8 Countries. (Contains 9 tables and 42 figures.)"
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Student Characteristics, Educational Finance, Institutional Characteristics
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Preschool Education; Primary Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Educational Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Education Statistics Services Inst., Washington, DC.