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ERIC Number: EJ1131585
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Examination of 2015 Human Development Index in Terms of Education: Comparison of the Continents and Turkey
Nartgün, Senay Sezgin; Sezen-Gültekin, Gözde; Limon, Ibrahim
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n3 p37-47 2017
This study aims to compare Turkey to the first three countries from each continent in terms of educational indicators in 2015 Human Development Report. In line with this aim, it is a case study utilizing document review method. Analysis of the data has been carried out on a single document which is United Nations Development Report (2015). To determine the sample, data were categorized according to continents and the first three countries of continents were compared to Turkey. The indicators evaluated in the scope of this study are expected and net enrollment rates, population with at least some secondary education, inequality in education and adjusted ineqaulity index in education, satisfaction with education quality, international student mobility, workforce with higher education, education achievements and the population between 15-24 unemployed and unschooled. The findings of the study showed that Turkey does not have satisfying values in terms of these indicators and appears at the bottom of the list or very close to the bottom. It is also suggested that Turkey should invest more to education to have a better performance in human development index.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey; Norway; Australia; Switzerland; Denmark; United States; Canada; New Zealand; Singapore; Hong Kong; South Korea; Argentina; Palau; Mauritius; Seychelles; Algeria
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