Developing challenging and useful curricula to develop our students into strong and efficient learners is one of the main goals of teachers (right?). If our students are succeeding in the goals we set for them, what other benchmarks can we use to determine if they’re doing well – or well enough? We look at statistics from around the globe. As we all know, there is much to learn from the experiences of others, and teachers and administrations are no exception to this.
Though often times comparing education systems from different areas of the world is difficult, there are still a number of interesting statistics to look at. The handy infographic below offers a number of different statistics relating to global education, and a few good ones that focus on the US only. Keep reading to learn more!
(based on % of population with tertiary education)