Indicator database

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    Reading skills

    The indicator represents the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) test results of 15 year old school students in 65 participating countries, organised by OECD. The survey focuses on mathematics, with reading, science and problem-solving minor areas of assessment.
    This indicator focuses on reading skills.
    (http://www.oecd.org/pisa/)
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Skills in mathematics

    The indicator represents the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) test results of 15 year old school students in 65 participating countries, organised by OECD. The survey focuses on mathematics, with reading, science and problem-solving minor areas of assessment.
    This indicator focuses on skills in mathematics.
    (http://www.oecd.org/pisa/)
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Skills in science

    The indicator represents the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) test results of 15 year old school students in 65 participating countries, organised by OECD. The survey focuses on mathematics, with reading, science and problem-solving minor areas of assessment.
    This indicator focuses on skills in science.
    (http://www.oecd.org/pisa/)
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Evaluation of the State of Education in the Country 

    Overall evaluation of the situation of education in a given country
    http://gesis-simon.de/simon_eusi/index.php#
    (Date of retrieval: 2 February 2015)

    Expenditures on Education

    Current and capital expenditures on education by local, regional and national governments, including municipalities (household contributions are excluded), expressed as a percentage of total government expenditure on all sectors (including health, education, social services, etc.).

    WikiProgress Statistics, http://stats.wikiprogress.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=EDUCATION_EXPENDITURE, Retrieved on 19.12.2014

    Pupils and students in all levels of education (ISCED 0-6)

    The indicator sums up all "enrolled students (ISCED levels 0 to 6) and students in adult education programmes (ISCED levels 1 to 4) by country, year, level of education, programme destination, programme orientation, part time/full time scale, type of institution and gender. The statistics contained in this dataset refer to education in the ordinary school and university system, as defined in the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED)."

    Problem Solving (PISA)

    The indicator represents the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) test results of 15 year old school students in 65 participating countries, organised by OECD. The survey focuses on mathematics, with reading, science and problem-solving minor areas of assessment.
    PISA results reveal what is possible in education by showing what students in the highest-performing and most
    rapidly improving education systems can do. The findings allow policy makers around the world to gauge the

    Education expenditure as percentage of GNP, GDP and total government expenditure

    Current and capital expenditures on education by local, regional and national governments, including municipalities (household contributions are excluded), expressed as a percentage of gross national product OR as a percentage of gross domestic product OR as a percentage of total government expenditure on all sectors (including health, education, social services, etc.)

    wikiProgress.Stat, http://stats.wikiprogress.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=EDUCATION_EXPENDITURE, retrieved on 15.01.2015

    Human development index (HDI)

    Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite index measuring average achievement in three basic dimensions of human development—a long and healthy life, knowledge and a decent standard of living.

    http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/human-development-index-hdi
    (Retrieved: 26 January 2015)

    Human Development Index (HDI

    The Human Development Index (HDI) is a summary measure of average achievement in key dimensions of human development: a long and healthy life, being knowledgeable and have a decent standard of living. (http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/human-development-index-hdi)

    Ratio of girls to boys in primary, secondary, and tertiary education

    Ratio of girls to boys (gender parity index) in primary, secondary and tertiary education is the ratio of the number of female students enrolled at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education to the number of male students in each level. To standardise the effects of the population structure of the appropriate age groups, the Gender Parity Index (GPI) of the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) for each level of education is used.

    Total net enrolment ratio in primary education, both sexes

    Net primary enrolment rate in primary education is the number of children of official primary school age (according to ISCED97*) who are enrolled in primary education as a percentage of the total children of the official school age population. Total net primary enrolment rate also includes children of primary school age enrolled in secondary education. Where more than one system of primary education exists within the country the most widespread or common structure is used for determining the official school age group.