The number and characteristics of regions vary significantly across the countries covered in Education at a Glance, but closer analysis reveals some common characteristics.
We still have a long way to go to better measure the quality of ECEC services, and the characteristics that influence it.
Many people believe that educational pathways are largely determined by merit. But the concept of merit in education can be controversial – particularly when educational opportunities are influenced by socio-economic status.
An immigrant’s ability to integrate and contribute to their host community depends on their skills and education, and where they ultimately land. But a better education does not always translate into better employment opportunities.