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SCHOOLING AROUND THE WORLD

QUICK FACTS

School Timings Australia

Brazil

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

7:45 am - 1:45 pm

China

Chile

8:10 am - 2:50 pm

8:10 am - 2:30 pm

Canada

Denmark

8:15 am - 2:15 pm

7:30 am - 1:30 pm

England

France

9:00 am - 3:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Finland

Germany

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

9:00 am - 5:30 pm

1 By 2025, there will 262 million students in higher education 2 8 million students will travel abroad to study

1.29 billion (2014)

world’s population are students

1 in 3

1 in 5

Students on Earth

Iceland

India

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Japan

Kenya

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:30 am - 6:30 pm

New Zealand

North Korea

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

8:15 am - 8:15 pm

UAE

United States

7:30 am - 2:00 pm

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

17%

Adults are expected to complete university before they are 30.

Adults in the developing world.

31 million primary school students worldwide dropped out of school

Around the world, 59 million children are being denied an education. 65 million adolescents don't have access to secondary school.

75 million children have disrupted their education due to conflict and natural disasters

Gender Gap Boys

Girls

Boys are more likely to repeat grades or drop out

53% of the world’s out-of-school children are girls

10 million boys will never have the opportunity to learn to read and write in primary school

2/3 of the illiterate population are women.

Nearly 15 million girls of primary school age will never have the opportunity to learn to read and write in primary school.

World Facts Children in Finland don’t start school at ages 6/7 but rank 1st in Science and Maths.

In the Philippines, significantly more girls than boys attend school.

There is a large gap in literacy rates between boys (88%) and girls (74%) in India.

Russia has a 97% enrolment rate.

Only 31% of adults in Australia have Bachelor’s Degrees.

At age 18, students in Germany have the option of becoming an apprentice in a career they would like to pursue.

28% of Afghanistan's population is literate 12%

28%

and only 12% of women can read.

774 million people in the world are illiterate. 3 countries have 1 million girls out of school

5.5 million

3 million

1 million

Nigeria

Pakistan

Ethiopia

In most developing countries, public school is not free. The costs of books, uniforms, and teachers’ salaries are borne by the students’ families.

The African continent has areas with less than 50% literacy among children ages 18 and under.

In the Sub-Saharan region, 11.07 million children leave school before completing their primary education.

South America and Europe have youth literacy rates ranging from 90-100%

Sources:

https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/9-facts-about-education/ https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-education-around-world https://acei-global.blog/2014/03/06/15-facts-on-education-in-developing-countries/ https://ei.britishcouncil.org/news/ten-fast-facts-about-united-arab-emirates http://data.uis.unesco.org/

Schooling Around The World  

Education is a crucial resource for kids all over the world. Have you ever wondered what it's like to go to school in other countries? Each...

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