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Brunet, Sylvie – Statistics Canada, 2018
Young people who are not studying, in training or working make up what is known as the 'NEET' group (not in education, employment or training). The NEET indicator has been regularly published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since the late 1990s, as NEET youth are considered to be "potentially at risk for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Out of School Youth, Unemployment
BC Student Outcomes, 2018
Student feedback is essential to ensure continued quality and relevance in the education system. Through surveying former students, British Columbia (BC) Student Outcomes provides the information needed to help shape post-secondary education in British Columbia. In 2018, 92 percent of the former post-secondary students surveyed were satisfied or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Student Surveys, Postsecondary Education
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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; de Brey, Cristobal; Snyder, Tom; Wang, Xiaolei; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Gebrekristos, Semhar; Zhang, Jijun; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Bullock Mann, Farrah; Hinz, Serena – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
"The Condition of Education 2017" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This year's report includes 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
OECD Publishing, 2017
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. With more than 125 charts and 145 tables included in the publication and much more data available on the educational database, "Education at a Glance 2017" provides key information on the output of…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Graduation Rate, Higher Education
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Nettles, Michael T. – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
In 2009, at the end of the 12-month Great Recession in the United States, the U.S. government established a college degree attainment goal for 60% of 25- to 34-year-olds to earn an associate's or bachelor's degree by the year 2020. In the same year, Lumina Foundation set a similar goal for 60% of 25- to 64-year-olds to earn a high-quality…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
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Musu-Gillette, Lauren; de Brey, Cristobal; McFarland, Joel; Hussar, William; Sonnenberg, William; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report uses statistics to examine current conditions and changes over time in education activities and outcomes for different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. This report shows that over time, students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska…
Descriptors: Trend Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
American Association of Community Colleges, 2017
The median weekly earnings for individuals age 25 and older who worked full time and had less than a high school diploma was $504 in 2016 (approximately $26,200 per year), compared to $819 (approximately $42,600 per year) for individuals with an associate degree. Data show that more education not only leads to higher earnings but also to lower…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Educational Benefits, Salary Wage Differentials, Employment Opportunities
Kannapel, Patricia J.; Flory, Michael A. – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2017
This article reviews research on issues surrounding postsecondary transitions for youth in middle (North Central, Central, and South Central) Appalachia, a region that faces numerous education challenges because of its geography, poverty, and economy. Examining published research and data from 1995 to 2015, the review seeks to inform education…
Descriptors: Geographic Regions, Postsecondary Education, Rural Youth, Educational Research
Krauss, Stephanie Malia – Lumina Foundation, 2017
Competency-based education (CBE) is a rapidly growing movement of postsecondary and K-12 programs that allow learners to move ahead based on what they know and can do, rather than time spent in class. At the postsecondary level, CBE could be a pathway that helps many thousands of learners move from poverty to prosperity. This paper considers how…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Postsecondary Education, At Risk Students, Student Empowerment
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Ayimoro, Oluwatoyin Dorcas – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
Adult and Non-formal education provides the opportunities of responding to individual and societal needs through relevant training and education especially, as being challenged by constant technological change and novel knowledge. Adult Education is thus, problem solving. A major problem solving component of Adult Education is the potentials…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Nonformal Education, Gender Differences, Relevance (Education)
BC Student Outcomes, 2017
Student feedback is essential to maintaining quality and relevance in the education system. Through surveying former students, BC Student Outcomes provides the information needed to help shape post-secondary education in British Columbia. Every year, BC Student Outcomes collects feedback from former students who took post-secondary programs,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Surveys, College Students, Academic Degrees
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2017
The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the current status of workforce preparation in Washington; identify high employer demand occupations, as well as fields in which academic degree production is failing to keep pace with demand; and highlight occupation fields in which students may find expanding employment opportunities. This…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Academic Degrees, Educational Attainment
European Training Foundation, 2017
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Morocco. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy, and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, policy,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Vocational Education, Educational Change
Bongoy, Batombo M. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This was a hermeneutic-phenomenological study on homeless students' life-world in urban, postsecondary public educational institutions. The sample population comprised 10 male and female Hispanic, Black, and Caucasian homeless student participants enrolled in professional and academic programs in postsecondary public vocational institutions…
Descriptors: Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, Homeless People, Urban Schools
OECD Publishing, 2016
"Education at a Glance" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides key information on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Graduation Rate, Higher Education
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