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OECD Publishing, 2018
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances and performance of education systems in the 35 OECD and a number of partner countries. With more than 100 charts and tables, Education at a Glance 2018 imparts key…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Outcomes of Education
OECD Publishing, 2018
This brief focuses on the population aged 25-34. The sample includes data from OECD member, OECD accession and G20 countries, for the years 2005-16 for OECD member countries and 2005-15 for non-OECD countries. The share of young adults (aged 25-34) with a tertiary education has grown over the past decade in OECD and G20 countries, and it is…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Educational Indicators
Mostafa, Tarek; Pál, Judit – OECD Publishing, 2018
In 2015, for the first time in its history, PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment) asked teachers to describe the various aspects of their working environment and teaching practices. This paper examines how teacher, student, and school characteristics are related to science teachers' satisfaction in 19 PISA-participating…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Evidence, Teacher Surveys
Schoenfeld, Gregg – Graduate Management Admission Council, 2017
For close to 20 years, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Application Trends Survey Report has gathered intelligence on the current market for graduate business school applicants. The 2017 report contains analysis of data submitted by 965 graduate business programs at 351 universities worldwide. Survey responses reflect the following…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Administration, Educational Trends
OECD Publishing, 2016
One in ten students at the master's or equivalent level is an international student within the OECD, and one in four at the doctoral or equivalent level. International doctoral students tend to choose countries investing substantial resources on research and development (R&D) in tertiary educational institutions. This offers these countries a…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Masters Programs, Foreign Students, Educational Indicators
Graduate Management Admission Council, 2016
Graduate business programs set admission goals, develop marketing plans, and try to enhance their yield to meet enrollment objectives each year. The Prospective Students Survey that the Graduate Management Admission Council conducts yearly aims to provide relevant, timely, and actionable information about the prospective candidate pipeline…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Career Choice, College Choice
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Stephens, Maria; Warren, Laura K.; Harner, Ariana L. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
The "Comparative Indicators of Education" report series has been published on a biennial basis since it began in 2002, although this year's is the first to expand its focus to the G-20 countries, having previously been focused on the G-8 countries. "Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-20 Countries:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Global Approach, International Assessment
Hango, Darcy; Hamilton, Lynn; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Zhao, John – Statistics Canada, 2015
This article examines the differences in the location of study of immigrant adults aged 25 to 64 with a university education (i.e., with at least a bachelor's degree). It provides results by period of immigration (pre-1990, the 1990s, and the 2000s) and provides a more in-depth analysis of factors that are linked to the location of study for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, College Graduates, School Location
Briggs, Tracey – Graduate Management Admission Council, 2014
This latest report looks at differences in how prospective students expect to cover the costs of business school. The brief is based on five-year data (2009 and 2013) from the Prospective Students Survey, specifically analyzing changes in the financing mix to meet 100 percent of the costs of graduate management education. The financing mix…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Paying for College, Statistical Data, College Bound Students
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Hauptman, Arthur M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
This article seeks to make sense of the seeming contradiction that the number of degrees awarded annually and the attainment rate of the adult population in the US have both grown, even as the country has fallen behind many global competitors on the latter indicator. Two reports issued in 2012---one by the Pew Research Center, the other by the…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Academic Degrees, Demography, Postsecondary Education
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Zhu, Zheng; Chen, Peijie; Zhuang, Jie – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to develop and cross-validate an equation based on ActiGraph accelerometer GT3X output to predict children and youth's energy expenditure (EE) of physical activity (PA). Method: Participants were 367 Chinese children and youth (179 boys and 188 girls, aged 9 to 17 years old) who wore 1 ActiGraph GT3X…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Children
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Wang, Chao; Chen, Peijie; Zhuang, Jie – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to objectively assess levels of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) of Chinese city children and youth aged 9 to 17 years old using accelerometers and to examine their differences by gender, age, grade, and weight status. Method: The PA and SB of 2,163 students in 4th grade through 11th grade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Measurement Equipment
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Quan, Minghui; Chen, Peijie; Zhuang, Jie; Wang, Chao – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2013
Purpose: Although walking has been demonstrated as one of the best forms for promoting physical activity (PA), little is known about Chinese city children and youth's walking behavior. The purpose of this study was therefore to assess ambulatory PA behavior of Chinese city children and youth. Method: The daily steps of 2,751 children and youth…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Urban Population
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2012
This paper describes how the global talent pool is changing. The expansion of higher education in rapidly-developing G20 nations has reduced the share of tertiary graduates from Europe, Japan and the United States in the global talent pool. If current trends continue, China and India will account for 40% of all young people with a tertiary…
Descriptors: Talent, Labor Market, Educational Indicators, Education Work Relationship
Graduate Management Admission Council, 2012
The Asian Geographic Trend Report presents trends in the student pipeline for graduate management education. Examination of data collected from respondents taking the Graduate Management Admission Test[R] (GMAT[R]) during the 2007 and 2011 testing years (TY) and from the requested destination of their score reports forms the basis of this report.…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Business Administration Education, Educational Trends
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