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  • Secondary Vocational Education: An Attractive Career Option

    Secondary Vocational Education: An Attractive Career Option

      Vocational education, which is also referred as technical education, has emerged as an important part of the educational system in many nations around the world. Vocational education enables the students to get the knowledge and skills that are specific to a particular trade or occupation. The completion of such programs leads to vocational qualifications
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  • Duration of Compulsory Education by Country

    Duration of Compulsory Education by Country

      The economic and social progress of a nation depends on the quality of educational infrastructure it possesses. It is imperative that a nation’s population should be literate if it has to tread on the path of economic progress. Realizing the importance that education plays in the growth of a country, many governments have taken
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  • India and China Contributing the Maximum to International Student Mobility

    India and China Contributing the Maximum to International Student Mobility

      Every year, hundreds of thousands of students travel outside of their home countries to attain higher education. According to estimates, in the year 2014, more than five million students were studying outside of their home nations. The Asian nations of China and India account for the largest number of outbound internationally mobile tertiary students
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  • School Life Expectancy: What the World Can Learn From Belgium?

    School Life Expectancy: What the World Can Learn From Belgium?

      Education is an important parameter in the overall progress of the nation. A robust educational infrastructure which produces a well-read and informative populace is an indication that the nation is on the path of progress. But nations that have not been able to comprehend the importance of education due to factors such as poverty,
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  • World Education Rankings: Which Country Does Best at Math, Science?

    World Education Rankings: Which Country Does Best at Math, Science?

      How many times have you feigned a headache or abdominal pain so that you do not have to attend the terribly boring Algebra class? Well, the question is not for the wizards residing in Singapore or Finland, because as per a recent data released by the World Economic Forum, the former has the best
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  • The Gross Enrollment Ratio in Secondary Education Across the World

    The Gross Enrollment Ratio in Secondary Education Across the World

      A sound educational infrastructure is essential for the all-round development of the nation. Nations around the world have given significant emphasis to the development of education so that it can produce students who can help in the economic growth of their respective nations. But there are many nations where education is still a neglected
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  • The Number of Scholarly Articles Published in 2013 – per Country

    The Number of Scholarly Articles Published in 2013 – per Country

      Scholars publish scientific and technical journals that aid in new discoveries and inventions thereby benefiting the world at large. The number of scholarly articles published every year vary from country to country. In some countries, the figure might range in thousands while in others, there may be only a few hundred scholarly articles getting
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  • Countries Where the Classrooms at the Primary Level are Less Crowded

    Countries Where the Classrooms at the Primary Level are Less Crowded

    Proper schools, sound infrastructure and affordable fees are just some prerequisites for a robust educational system. However, the educational system in some nations around the world has not been able to meet the required standards due to factors such as unqualified teachers, lack of proper government funding and overcrowded classes — where the ratio of
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  • Percentage of Out-of-school Children of Primary School Age

    Percentage of Out-of-school Children of Primary School Age

    Education is the right of every child, but, in some countries around the world, a significant percentage of the child population is denied this very basic right. A number of factors contribute to children not enrolling in schools in these countries. One of the many factors that contribute to such a large number of out-of-school
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  • How much do teachers earn around the world?

    How much do teachers earn around the world?

    Have you ever thought about becoming a teacher but got bogged down by the fact that you might not get an MNC salary. Well, if salary was your main consideration then applying for a visa to Luxembourg might be a good idea. According to The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) latest data, teachers
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