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Norway
The country information for Norway, a member of the European Agency, focuses on assessment, specialist Support, financing, teacher education in inclusive education.

France
A good overview over the French reform of the Collège starting in 2015 in German and French. This overview is provided by the French embassy in Germany. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe
The project seepro-r provides reviews and analyses of the professional education and training, occupational profiles and work settings of early childhood personnel in the context of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) systems in the states of the European Union. You will find two documents for each country: >> a workforce profile on the current status quo [...]

Spain
A SlideShare presentation on the educational system of Catalonia by the Department of Education of the "Generalitat de Catalunya" (government of the autonomous region of Catalonia). The statistical data used in this presentation are taken from the years 2005-2006. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Jordan
For a long time now, Jordan has been hosting refugees from other countries. The Syrian refugees have become the biggest refugee community during the last years. Among them, there are many school-aged children. This website documents challenges and solutions about how to organise the schooling of these children. One major solution was the introduction of the socalled "double [...]

Switzerland
"This online representation of the Swiss Education System is a collaboration of the Confederation and the cantons: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK)." You will find information about the following educational levels: > The education [...]

Switzerland
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]

France
The website of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, which unfortunately is only available in French, provides information on the three foci of the ministry, that is Higher Education, Research and Innovation. You will also find information on the ministry\'s strategy, on international cooperation, on questions concerning employees in this [...]

international
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides analyses of higher education, science and research for countries all over the world. The analyses are available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
The German Federal Agency for Civic Education provides country dossiers that also contain a section on the educational system of the respective country. The article is only available in German. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
The country dossiers, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
This website is partly translated into German and English. It provides a good overview of the French school system, even for non-professionals. You will find information about the common core of knowledge and skills, about educational stages, school types or teacher education. Furthermore, under "publications" and "news room", you will find news and translated official [...]

France
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For France you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
This site provides structured information on education in France in German language. The single chapters deal with school, higher education, and degrees. "anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - ZAB). Its mission is [...]

France; Germany
In the section "European and foreign policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about France provides a brief overview of the education system, higher education and research in France (only in German). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The OECD Education site provides information on the following education sectors: >> Early childhood and schools >> Skills beyond school >> Innovation in education >> Labour markets, human capital and inequality >> Research and knowledge management Furthermore, you will find a section on data and statistics, on publications, current focus topics, news and [...]

Georgia
The Unesco Institute for Statistics (UIS) provides the most recent basic data on education in Georgia. You will find information on the following issues: * General information * Education System * Participation in education * Progression and completion in education * Education expenditures * Illiterate population * Literacy Rate Furthermore you will find extra [...]

international
anabin is a service of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany (Kultusministerkonferenz) and informs about the recognition of foreign educational qualifications. The website provides information about the education systems of a large number of countries concentrating on school and higher [...]

Georgia
The website offers data tables on: general education, professional education and higher education. All statistics can be downloaded as an xls-file.

Georgia
The Country Fact Sheet Georgia offers broad information on all areas of (social) life. Therefore also the education system of Georgia is examined. The issues general education, higher education, vocational education, scholarships, entry into higher educational institutions and the evaluation system are discussed. There are several related links and contact information for most [...]

Belgium
This OECD website provides information on the education system in Belgium, on education indicators and statistics. The interactive website can be used to compare Belgium\'s educational data with those of the average OECD data or with the data of other countries. You can create graphs, tables and others, which can be exported as a pdf-document. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

Netherlands
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For the Netherlands you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands
The Centre for the Study of the Netherlands at the University of Muenster offers via the platform NiederlandeNet a compilation of information on education and research in the Netherlands. Topics are: archives in the Netherlands, German in the Netherlands, the school system of the Netherlands, studying in the Netherlands, Dutch in German schools.

Netherlands
The Center on International Education Benchmarking, a Programme of the National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) provides analyses of socalled top-performing education systems in different countries. Among others, the analyses take a look at the reasons for the good performance of the respective education systems. You will find the following chapters: * Overview [...]

Netherlands
The Government of the Netherlands provides an alphabetical list of important topics, which also includes information websites on different sectors of education in the Netherlands. You can find the following topics: > Freedom of Education > Primary Education > Secondary education > Secondary vocational education (MBO) and higher education > [...]

Netherlands
This website provides two diagrams and detailed descriptions of the education system in the Netherlands before and after 1997 (introduction of the Act on Adult and Vocational Education). The website is run by the Cooperation Organisation for Vocational Education, Training and the Labour Market (SBB), which advises the government of the Netherlands on issues of vocational [...]

Netherlands
NiederlandeNet (NetherlandsNet) is run at the Centre for Netherlands Studies, University of Muenster, Germany. It provides webdossiers on different topics concerning the Netherlands. The webdossier on the Dutch school system includes chapters on the history of education, educational policy and PISA studies, school types as well as problems and challenges. The dossier is only [...]

Netherlands
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports like "Netherlands 2016 - Foundations for the Future". [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Belgium
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports like "OECD Reviews of School Resources: Flemish Community of Belgium 2015". [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands
This site provides structured information on education in the Netherlands in German language. The single chapters deal with school, higher education, and teacher education. "anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - [...]

Belgium
This site provides structured information on education in Belgium in German language. The single chapters deal with school, higher education, marking systems as well as certificates, degrees and statistics. "anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für [...]

Belgium
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]

Belgium; Germany
In the section "European and foreign policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Belgium provides a brief overview of the education system (educational policy, school system, higher education) (only in German). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Belgium
English Wikipedia article about the education system in the Flemish Community / Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. You will find the following chapters: 1 Generally 2 Networks 3 Levels 3.1 Basic education 3.2 Secondary education 3.3 Higher education 4 Quality 4.1 Foreign students 5 Language 5.1 Medium of [...]

Belgium
Education in Falnders is mainly organised through three networks. One of the is GO!. GO! encompasses the official state-run schools (primary and secondary) of the Flemish government. GOS\'s English website provides a short overview of the history of education in Flanders, information about the network\'s goals and activities as well as some statistics. The Dutch website [...]

Belgium
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Belgium you can find documents starting in the year 2000 - for the French and the Flemish community, not for the German community. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Netherlands
The country dossier for the Netherlands, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands; Germany
In the section "European and foreign policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about the Netherlands provides a brief overview of the education system and science and research in the Netherlands (only in German). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Netherlands
Eurydice is the "Network on education systems and policies in Europe". Amongst others, it provides very comprehensive country profiles on on education systems in Europe (formerly know as "Eurypedia"). All areas of education are covered from early childhood to adult education, as well as overarching issues. Each country participating in Eurydice hosts a national unit [...]

international
The BQ portal provides information in order to assess foreign professional qualifications. The respective country profiles normally comprise information on five sectors of foreign VET systems: VET system itself, historical development, professional profiles, legal basis, additional information. The portal was created in the course of a new law on the "Improvement of the [...]

Ukraine
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Ukraine you can find documents starting in the year 1991. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Finland you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For China you can find documents starting in the year 1995. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For South Africa you can find documents starting in the year 1997. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Brazil
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Brazil you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Russia you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For India you can find documents starting in the year 1968 (in the same document as 1998). Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia; Germany
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Indonesia provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Indonesia you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
ACDP is a cooperation between the Indonesian and Australian governments, the European Union (EU) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ACDP\'s purpose is to conduct research in education in Indonesia to allow educational policy makers in Indonesia to base their decisions on sound evidence. ACDP\'s website provides information on their activities as well as fulltexts of their [...]

Indonesia
Like other Indonesian ministries, the Ministry for Education has its own Department for Research and Development. It was created in 1969/70 as a small office. Meanwhile, it has became a real department with a secretariat, as well as research centres for educational policy, curriculum research, educational assessment, statistics and educational innovation. The website provides [...]

Indonesia
The country dossier for Indonesia, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The website of the Indonesian Ministry for Religious Affairs does not have an English version. The ministry is in charge of Islamic Education in Indonesia. You can find the respective department under "Unit Kerja > Ditjen Pendidikan Islam". Departments in charge of other religions also have some data about education (for example about Catholic schools). [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Indonesia
The website of the Indonesian Ministry for Education does not have an English version. In Indonesian language, it provides ample information on education in Indonesia, for example on the curriculum, on scholarships, digital learning, teacher education, a platform for digital schoolbooks and much more. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
Education is one of the development topics the World Bank has defined for Indonesia. this website provides ample information and resources on the World Bank\'s activities in this field, about reports and studies on different educational aspects in Indonesia (as fulltexts) as well as news on education in Indonesia. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society" (Gesellschaft) you will find an overview over the Indonesian educational system as well as some further links. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
The Indonesian Embassy in London, UK, provides a good overview on the Indonesian education system, its history and related educational policy - includng a graph on educational levels. In the left hand menu bar you will furthermore find two sites on Indonesian universities and research institutes. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Indonesia
This site provides short German summaries of the Indonesian school, university and marking system as well as on certificates and degrees. "anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - ZAB). Its mission is to provide [...]

France
éduscol is a portal provided by the French Ministry for Education for professionals in education. The page linked here provides information on the reform of the French Collège under minister Vallaud-Belkacem starting in 2015. You will find question and answers, explanations and graphics, as well as all important official documents. Currently, this specific page is available [...]

France
Two chapters in the French Wikipedia article on the "Collège de France" that show the development of the Collège since the 1950s in France: La réforme du collège unique (The Reform of the Single Lower Secondary School), Projet de réforme Vallaud-Belkacem (Reform Project Vallaud-Belkacem). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Critical statement by the "Association of German-French Societies for Europe" concerning the changes in the German language courses planned in the educational reform of the French Collège by French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (11th April 2015). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

France
Official information page of the French Ministry for Education about the reform of the French Collège starting in spring 2015 under Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem (in French only). The site provides current news, the minister\'s presentation dossier on the planned reform, key points, questions and answers, statements and press releases. [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

France
Statement of the French Education Minister Vallaud-Belkacem to the criticism to her reform of the Collège and perception that the reform cuts down German language lessons in the Collège. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
While the central goverment and the Ministry of Education and Culture provide a general frame for education in Finland in termes of legislation etc., the local authorities provide the services to their population. Educational services are summed up under the category "Education, Culture and Well-being". The website provides detailed information about the local authorities [...]

Finland
The Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland provides information on the Finnish education system. On the right hand side, you will also find a diagramme explaining the education system in German, French and English. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
The Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER) is a multidisciplinary centre of educational research based at the University of Jyväskylä. It is one of the most important centres for educational research in Finland, receiving nearly half of its budget from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture and the European Commission. Amongst others, it is in charge of the [...]

Finland
Finnish Education Evaluation Council is in charge of the evaluation of Finnish primary, secondary, vocational and adult education. The information on its English website was last updated in 2012. Under "publications", you can find short English abstracts of the evaluations carried out so far. Furthermore, you can find information on projects run in the different education [...]

Finland
The country dossier for Finland, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
This site provides short summaries of the Finnish school, university and marking system as well as on certificates and degrees. Most of the information is written in English."anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - [...]

Finland
The section on "culture and education policy" provides a brief introduction to the educational and cultural policy, institutions, higher education and primary / secondary education in Finnland. The information is part of the travel information service of the German Federal Foreign Office. The information is available in German only.[Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Finland
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
This website of the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education provides a list of fulltext documents (official documents, working papers, drafts, ..) on its educational planning for 2014 to 2019 and on the evaluation of the previous planning 2008-2012. The main document of the planning 2014-2019, "Education Development Strategic Plan 2014-2019", also provides a [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The database Planipolis provides official fulltext documents on educational policy and planning from UNESCO member states. For Palestine you can find documents starting in the year 2000. Planipolis is provided by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The website of the Ministry of Higher Education provides information on educational goals and planning, statistics, laws and regulations, research, funding and scholarships, accreditation, exams and more. Unfortunately, most of the information is in Arabic - you will find some exceptions for example in the statistics (see single documents). The Palestinian Ministries of [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is one of the main actors in the Palestinian education system. UNRWA runs "703 schools, 9 vocational colleges, 2 educational science faculties and 2 teacher-training institutes". These institutions are not only run in the Palestinian Territories, but also in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, [...]

Finland
The OECD study \'Education at a Glance\' presents annual data on education systems in Europe. The country notes give overviews of relevant findings for each country, in the case of Finland highlighting the improvement of teacher education.

Finland
The educational policy outlook provides data-based information on current trends in education in Finland, focusing on policy measures to support learners and improve the quality of teaching alnd learning.

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
This site provides short summaries of the Palestinian schooling and university system. "anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - ZAB). Its mission is to provide information for the evaluation of foreign educational [...]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The country dossiers, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society" (Gesellschaft) you will find an overview over the Palestinian educational system (school, higher education) as well as some further links. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Palestinian Autonomous Areas
English Wikipedia article about education in the Palestinian territories. The article is very ample, but obviously has some issues concerning its sources. You will find the following chapters: 1 Education System 2 Education Management 3 Education Finance 4 Education Policy 5 Pre-Primary Education 6 Basic Education 6.1 Preparation Stage 6.2 Empowerment [...]

Israel
The country dossier for Israel, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Israel
This site presents short summaries of the Israeli schooling, university and marking system as well as about accreditation. "anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - ZAB). Its mission is to provide information for the [...]

Greece
The country dossier for Greece, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe; Asia; Africa; Latin America; Middle East; North America; Caribbean; Pacific Rim
„Education in Crisis“ documents changes in the educational sector that are caused by debt or financial crisis as well as by the implementation of detrimental market mechanisms. It focusses especially on mechanisms that turn out to negative effects for the (e)quality in public education, e.g. for education systems, teachers and other employees in that field, students and [...]

Greece
Daphne Grathwohl from Deutsche Welle reports about status and development of the Greek educational system. She interviews an Athenian school rector and the präsident of the Greek teachers union OLME. Available in German only. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

international
The World Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Database provides national country reports from all over the world on the situation of TVET in the respective countries. Usually, the reports are written and English and sometimes additionally in a local language. Moreover, a worldmap informs you about whether a report has already been examined and validated by [...]

United Kingdom; England; Scotland; international
The Virtual Issue, published online as volume 35 of th eBritish Journal of Special Education, hosts four articles on the topic of "special needs education" and "learning support". P First published in 2008, the articles focus on the topic of "inclusive" versus mainstream education and highlight some challenges to the debate.

United Kingdom
The article focuses on the legal background and provisions for children with special educational needs in England, alternative regulations may apply to other parts of the UK. Published for EURYPEDIA, the European network on educational information in Europe. Reference year: 2013/2014.

India
The article of Dr. Doris Hillger deals with the Indian education system and is part of the section „Education and Culture“ at the webpage of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung - bpb). The bpb published recently a dossier about India. Further topics of this section are educational chances, literature, Indian film, media and [...]

Greece
The OECD publishes their educational news from and on a specific country in this section. You will also find publication announcements like e.g. "Education at a Glance", and other studies and reports. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
The Teachers\' Federation Greece is mainly active in primary education politics and has its seat in Athens. DOE was established in 1922.Besides its commitment to improve primary education or to protect and promote professional and material interests of primary school teachers other purposes are declared in the statutes (in Greek only). [Abstract: Editors of Education [...]

Greece
The Institute of Educational Policy (IEP) was established in 2011 with Public Law 3966 (Government Gazette Α΄ 118/24-05-2011) and is supervised by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs. IEP operates for the benefit of the public interest as an executive scientific body which supports the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, with the main aim of [...]

Greece
The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes - DAAD) provides Greek tertiary education and bilateral research cooperation and exchange facts, reports and addresses in German language. The section is part of the service "country information" ("Länderinformationen Westeuropa und die Türkei"). [Zusammenfassung: Redaktion Bildung Weltweit]

Greece
The following section on "culture and education" provides a brief introduction to current educational political affairs and basic facts about the educational system in Greece. The site is part of the travel information service of the German Federal Foreign Office. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
The Greek Embassy in Germany provides here some statistical facts and summarizes basic principles of the Greek education system (in German and Greek only). [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Greece
This site presents short summaries of the Greek schooling, university and marking system as well as of political associations only in German. "anabin" is an information database of the German Conference of Ministers of Education - Central Office for Foreign Education (Kultusministerkonferenz - Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen - ZAB). Its mission is to provide [...]

Ukraine
The country dossier for Ukraine, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Ukraine
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society" (Gesellschaft) you will find an overview over the Ukrainian educational system (general, school, higher education, vocational education) as well as some further links. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Brazil
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society and culture" (Gesellschaft und Kultur) you will find an overview over the Brazilian educational system and important special issues and developments: Development of higher education, challenges and progress of educational [...]

Russian Federation
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society and culture" (Gesellschaft und Kultur) you will find an overview over the Russian educational system and important special issues and developments: Development of higher education, challenges and progress of educational policy, [...]

South Africa, Republic
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society and culture" (Gesellschaft und Kultur) you will find an overview over the South African educational system and important special issues and developments: Development of higher education, challenges and progress of educational [...]

China
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society and culture" (Gesellschaft und Kultur) you will find a short overview over the Chinese educational system including a few links. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Europe
These publications by the Eurydice Network give a very good and visually clear overview over the education systems in European countries, which makes comparisons between the countries easier. They are published every year. Among others, the following questions are addressed: What models of primary and lower secondary education exist? What kind of educational institutions [...]

Russian Federation; Germany
In the section "Foreign & European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Russia provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education in Russia. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation
The country dossier for Russia, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
DISE is a statistical system to collect and analyse statistical data in the educational sector in India. The website provides ample data and reports from all regions and educational sectors in India (among others: District Report Cards, State Report Cards, School Report Cards, Flash Statistics, Analytical Reports, Rural/Urban Statistics). DISE is an initiative of the [...]

India
The country dossier for India, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
The website, which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview over research and education in India, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic
The website, which is provided by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), provides a broad overview over research and education in South Africa, including information on statistics, educational reports, policy or cooperation with Germany and other countries. Additionally, you will find basic country data. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Brazil
Website of the Faculty for Education of the University of Campinas, Brazil. The website provides ample information on teaching and research of the faculty. Furthermore, you have free access to a number of e-journals published by the Faculty (see the table under "Journals" or the Faculty\'s journal list). The faculty has the following departments and hence also foci: * DECISE [...]

Brazil
The official website of the Brazilian government provides a good overview over the Brazilian educational system, including links to further information. Content: - Educação básica - Educação infantil – Creche - Educação infantil – Pré-escola - Ensino fundamental - Ensino médio - Ensino superior - Ensino técnico - Educação no [...]

Brazil; Germany
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Brazil provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education in Brazil. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic; Germany
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about South Africa provides a brief introduction to the history and current developments in education in South Africa. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about China provides a brief introduction to the current developments in education in China. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Russian Federation
The BQ portal serves in assessing foreign professional qualifications. It provides profiles of particular countries or professions that contain information about foreign vocational training systems and occupational qualifications. Beyond this, there is background information about the assessment practice in Germany, opportunities to exchange and connect plus aid for the [...]

Russian Federation
The Russland-Analysen / Russian Analytical Digest are published like an e-journal in German and English. You will either find single articles or whole special Issues dealing with educational issues in Russia. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

South Africa, Republic
The country dossier for South Africa, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

China
The country dossier for China, compiled by the International Bureau of Education of the Unesco (IBE), provides information on statistics (from the World Data on Education - WDE), national education reports, education plans and policies, a bibliography (partly with fulltexts) and links to other sources. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Brazil
Through its Country Dossiers, the International Bureau of Education (IBE) of the Unesco offers access to various information resources on education in its Member States. This compilation of facts and data from various sources will permit users to gain rapid access to information on each country`s state of education and plans for development, and provide insights into [...]

India
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about India provides a brief introduction to its history and structure as well as of the current governmental policy on education. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

India
The website LIPortal (Country Information Portal) is provided by the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). Under the category "society and culture" (Gesellschaft und Kultur) you will find an overview over the Indian educational system and important special issues and developments: Development of higher education, challenges and progress of educational policy, [...]

India
The section ´´Education´´ provided by the National Portal of India is organized by the topics elementary, secondary and higher secondary, higher and adult education. After your selection of interest you can find relevant links and short descriptions of websites from related educational institutions or about related educational informations. You can as well find a quick [...]

Austria
The research projects at BIFIE cover the whole school system. In detail, the federal institute has to fulfil the following tasks: 1. Quality advancement of the school system through innovative school projects, teacher education and the development of teaching materials; 2. Education monitoring (observation of the Austrian school system) including the development of education [...]

France
An article from the US news agency Associated Press, published by the US e-journal US News on Oct 5th 2012, author Lori Hinnant, about the planned educational reform under the French government of Hollande and the Minister for Education Peillon in 2012 / 2013.

France
This blog entry offers links to some articles, dossiers or discussions about the planned educational reform ("Refondons l\'école") in France under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon in 2012/2013.

France
Article written by the French teachers\' union "Syndicat des enseignants - UNSA (SE-UNSA)". The articles presents the main suggestions for an educational reform in France made by the government under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon in 2012/2013 and states the union\'s position on these suggestions.

France
An article published by the the Times, UK (Sept 6th 2012) about the planned educational reform under the French government of Hollande and the Minister for Education Peillon in 2012 / 2013.

France
A website provided by the French Ministry for Education under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon about the planned comprehensive educational reform in 2012 / 2013 (called "Refondons l\'école" or also "Concertation sur la refondation de l\'école"). The website offers a lot of information on the different steps of the process towards the reform, as well as [...]

France
The webseite of the Fédération des Parents d\'Elèves [de France] (French Parents\' Association) offers articles, campaigns and opinions on the planned educational reform of 2012 / 2013 under French President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon.

France
German language article of the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger about the French debate on the planned educational reform under President Hollande and Minister for Education Peillon (2012/2013).

France
The link leads you to a overview of the articles published in the French journal Le Monde about the planned educational reform under President Hollande and Minister of Education Peillon in 2012. Le Monde is considered to be one of the most influential newspapers on public opinion in France, alongside with Le Figaro.

Italy
This short overview was written in 2004 as a seminar paper for a course about education systems by international comparison (University Karlsruhe, Germany). The organization and levels/areas of the education system are presented in the context of historical and educational developments in this country. The overview also provides brief information on legal bases and [...]

Honduras
The objective of Educatrachos, the education portal of Honduras, is to form opinions, sensibilisations and propositions for the improvement of the national education system. This happens on the basis of debates of different actors of the education system to get a specific and relevant complext of themes for this sector. On the homepage, there are links to educative web content [...]

United Kingdom
Education in England aims to provide students, teachers, lecturers and researchers with information and original source material relating to the development of England´s school system. It contains the full texts of more than 200 important documents, including Reports, Official Papers and Acts of Parliament. The site is divided into three main sections: 1) History: tells the [...]

Paraguay
This website of the Paraguayan ministry of education offers extensive education statistics from 1999 to 2010 for all education levels.

Burkina Faso
Short and informative profile of the educational system of Burkina Faso.

Ecuador
The Evaluation, Accreditation and Assurance Counsil for the Quality of Higher Education (CEAACES) contributes to the guarantee of quality of the institutions, programs and careers which are integrated in the national higher education system. This is effected by the application of continuous processes of autoevaluation, external evaluation and accreditation.

Panama
The objective of the Ministry of Education (MEDUCA) of Panama is to transform education to a fundamental instrument of human development, prosperity, equity and opportunities as well as social mobility to achieve sustainable development of the productive, economical and social factors of the country. Therefore, it creates an education system, which responds to the needs of the [...]

Tunisia
World Education News & Reviews provides a compact and informative overview of the Tunisian educational system.

Tunisia
The report on higher education in Tunisia by the EU\'s higher education programme TEMPUS initially provides a detailed description of the Tunisian higher education system. In further chapters it examines current challenges, such as the Bologna process, and participation in EU programs. TEMPUS is the European Union’s programme which supports the modernisation of higher [...]

Tunisia
The French-language Wikipedia entry on education in Tunisia presents the educational system of the country, from infancy to adult education. It also provides an overview of the educational reforms since the 50s and a number of links.

New Zealand
The portal is provided by the New Zealand government to facilitate availability and accessibility of information on education, with a focus on statistical data, early childhood, and schooling.

Nigeria
The website of the U.S. embassy in Nigeria offers a list and addresses of the polytechnic colleges, colleges and universities in Nigeria and an overview of the educational profile of the country.

Australia
Access to current tertiary and training legislation in Australia.

Cuba
On its website, CubaEduca, the Cuban Education Portal, offers elaborate information on the Cuban education system and on the different branches of study as well as links to educational websites as education TV, information centres etc. and to pedagogical journals. A news section informs about current educational activities in Cuba.

France
The French High Council of Education (Haut Conseil de l\'Éducation) is a consultative institution for the French educational system and it is composed of representatives of the important institutions of the French educational system. Founded due to the demand of the French ministry of education (Ministre de l’Éducation nationale, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la [...]

France
The AFDECE, formerly founded as ADECE in 1998 and renamed in 2004, unites university and school teachers, school administrators and other relevant officials from the sector of school and higher education administration. The organization aims to promote the exchange and the cooperation between the different education systems and wants to animate to comparative research studies. [...]

Nicaragua
The tasks of the Nicaraguan Ministry of Education are to advance the development of the Nicaraguans through further training and formation on different levels and with different education programs, to increase the participation of civil society in administration, together with the local government, directors and teachers, to strengthen the autodevelopment of the educational [...]

Belgium
The Interdisciplinary Research Group for Socialisation, Education and Formation (GIRSEF) works in the fields of sociology, psychology and education sciences. It was founded in 1998 by the Université catholique de Louvain. The central objective of the GIRSEF is the development of fundamental research and applied research in the field of education and formation. Until now [...]

Burundi
The Burundian embassy in the United States offers information about the education system of its own country, in terms of basic contact and structure data and specifications.

Gabon
Gabon has opted to set up a national system for general access to information using computerrelated technologies. However, there is currently no plan in the education system to incorporate ICT into the administrative and teaching domains. This short Country Report, a result of a larger Survey of ICT in Education in Africa, provides a general overview of current activities and [...]

Zambia
The Ministry of Education of Zambia provides on its homepage various information about the education system, the institution and its administrative facts, and supplements news, official political documents, guidelines and statistical data. Additionally, students, teachers and parents find useful columns with practical hints to educative questions like learning or after-school [...]

Mauritania
The Embassy of Mauritania in Beijing describes on this site the national education system of Mauritania including the changes by the latest education reform.

Mauritania
This study published in 2003 by UNESCO treats the Mauritanian education system and situation. It focuses on the analysis of the access to fundamental education esp. regarding early childhood and alphabetisation. Besides, it concentrates on the education policy and its possibility to influence current trends and develops a critical view on the education reform and a better [...]

Eritrea
This website of the portal www.shabait.com, maintained by the Eritrean Ministry of Information, offers an overview of the Eritrean education system. It focuses on basic information about the school system, the field of higher education and vocational training.

Zambia
The data in this statistical bulletin are official statistics for the Ministry of Education. The Educational Statistical Bulletin (ESB) is an important part of the Ministry of Education’s Education Management Information System (EMIS) that has developed over time. The Bulletin provides statistics that facilitate the formulation of informed decisions that effect the [...]

Congo
The document offers an overview of the Congolese education system with its single essential elements. Enriched with lots of statistics, it illustrates the general principles and objectives of Congolese education, especially regarding the overall educational policy, the legislation and the administration. In the course of that description, it shows the basic information in [...]

Niger
The gouvernment of Niger has developed an official ICT policy. One of the priorities is to set up a national plan for ICT infrastructure, the lack of which, along with the high cost of computer products and services, is hindering the development of ICT applications in several social sectors, including education. This survey mentions the most important factors for implementing [...]

Niger
The official homepage of the ministry of national education of Niger presents the governmental activities in the single fiels of education, the legal set-up and administrative contacts and statistics concerning the ministry. Additionally, it offers an overview of the country\'s education system and its cooperation partners.

Congo
The Republic of Congo has developed an official ICT policy co-ordinated by the Committee for the Promotion of Information Technologies in Congo (COPTIC). One of the priorities is to set up a national plan for ICT infrastructure, the lack of which, along with the high cost of computer products and services, is hindering the development of ICT applications in several social [...]

Peru
Since 1981, the Pukllasunchis Association in Cusco (Peru) works in the field of education and fosters the respect for diversity and co-existance which is based on mutual benefit of persons and groups. The Asociación Pukllasunchis is a non-profit organisation which works to generate proposals which ameliorate the situation of the public education system. To be able to do this, [...]

Botswana
The web site of the Ministry of Education and Skills Development of Botswana offers, besides news in regard of education, information for students, teachers, parents and enterprises. The homepage includes school directories, financing plans, description of courses of education, job vacancies etc. There are however just litte contents on the homepage.

Malawi
Malawi SDNP is a Malawi Government Programme executed by the National Commission for Science and Technology. The page gives an overview on the education system of Malawi under the category `Education´.

Peru
The General Direction of Regular Basic Education is responsible for the formulation and the structured proposal of policies of education, of objectives, pedagogical strategies, norms and orientations in the national realm of early, primary and secondary education. It is dependent of the vice ministry of pedagogical management.

Chile
The State universities of Chile have organized a consortium to create an authority, which ensures coordination, cooperation and complementation between the universities. Problem areas of public politics are identified and analysed, joint academical, administrative and economical programs are developed and the common use of available resources is organised by the consortium. [...]

Romania
This website offers short full texts with information about the Romanian education system, the status of Romanian education in the world as well as about a ranking of the best Romanian universities and about other education-related contents.

Romania
The website informs, in short full texts, about the history of education in Romania as well as about the Romanian education system. Furthermore, a link list to the Romanian universities and descriptions about the Romanian libraries as well as about admission requirements can be found.

Ethiopia
This is the web presence of the Ministry of Education od Ethiopia. On this website, diverse education and training based information and pages interconnecting educational networks are incorporated.

Europe; Germany; Finland; France; Italy; Netherlands; Poland; Slovenia; United Kingdom
The GOETE project is concerned with understanding how education systems deal with the changing relation between education and social integration in the knowledge society. It analyses young people’s educational trajectories in Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia and the UK. Applying a life course perspective it asks how young people’s access to [...]

Kenya
The education system of Kenya is briefly introduced. Other than that is information given on the Mombasa Academy and the Kenya Institute of Management.

Austria
Platform EduCare is a Austrian consortium of representatives of institutions, interest groups and sponsoring organisations as well as experts for elementary education. It is non-political, non-religious, without determination on any pedagogical doctrines and schools and is not obligated to any organisations. Plattform EduCare supports the non-political "Volksbegehren [...]

Rwanda
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, is a non-profit membership organisation that brings together people interested in promoting female education in Rwanda. Since its inception in November 1997, FAWE Rwanda has broadened its scope of assistance in Education throughout the country. FAWE’s core mission is to work, together with its partners, to [...]

Rwanda
RENCP’s mandate is to serve as a body for NGO representation, information sharing and coordination. The 2010 RENCP work plan reflects this mandate as it includes, lesson-sharing field visits to member operating areas, an annual NGO workshop along a selected theme, and capacity building of local education NGOs to ensure sustainability, among other activities. Rwanda now [...]

Uganda
The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) is a statutory agency, a supervisor for quality and relevant higher education established under the "Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001" to regulate higher education and to guide the country in the establishment of institutions of higher learning as well as ensure that quality and relevant education is [...]

Africa
The page offers various links on the educational system of various African states. It is designed as a Wiki. The different fields are: Ministry of Education, educational system, schools, science and research...

Botswana
Detailed information is given on the educational system of Botswana. The information ranges from the primary and secondary education, over the literacy rate to further links on Botwana´s educational system.

Montenegro
The Montenegrin Ministry of Education and Research offers general information about the contents and goals of the country concerning the field of education policy, education system and details from the single educational sectors. Furthermore, the website adds laws, strategy papers and information about funding and scholarships, national and international projects and [...]

Cameroon
United Action for Children (UAC) is a Non-Governmental Organisation based in Buea, South West Province, Cameroon. UAC is a non-profit and non-political organisation and commits itself to the development of a caring society for children and young people. The organisation was created in 1996 in response to concerns about children’s education and development in the South West [...]

Iraq
The website offers basic information about the Iraqi education system based on the British school system. The page gives an overview of general characteristics and indicators of the Iraqi education field. Additionally, it presents a list of the private and public universities and colleges of the country including addresses and degree courses.

Algeria
The Regional Conference of the Centre (CRC) of Algeria includes 45 higher education institutions, 13 of which are universities, 4 university centres, 15 National schools, 2 Ecoles normales supérieures, 2 preparatory schools, 7 research centres and 2 research units. The CRC acts as administrator and meeting plac of those institutions and its task is to participate in the [...]

Poland
The Centre for Education Development (CED) was established on 1 January 2010, as the result of merger of National In-Service Teacher Training Centre and Methodological Centre of Psychological-Pedagogical Counselling. CED is a national teacher training institution. The Centre objectives include: * actions for quality assurance in education, particularly through [...]

Austria
The sphere of competence for education and labour market of the IWI carries out studies and reports about the themes "educational system and - policy", "formation and further education", "entrepreneurship", "labour market" and "gender mainstreaming". A focal point of research deals with the problematic of disadvantaged target groups in advanced vocational training and [...]

Morocco
The Moroccan Association for the Improvement of Education Quality (AMAQUEN) is an association which unites people with the conviction that the wellbeing of the education system depends from the application of concepts of quality management. It wants to realize the following goals: 1. To create and to publish research work which deal with quality improvement in the education [...]

China
On its homepage, the Chinese Education and Research Network (CERNET) provides information about the Chinese education system (last updated in 2001), sorted by education sectors. You will also find some information about educational research, policy and statistics. Unfortunately, most of the English information seems to have been updated last in the years 2001 to 2006. The [...]

Morocco
The Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Training and Scientific Research offers information about current ministers, the Moroccan educational reform and the emergency program 2009-2012 of the application of this reform. Furthermore, the homepage contains an overview of the Moroccan education system as well as links to Morokkan educational forums. Also, the [...]

Europe
A National Research and Education Network (NREN) is a specialised Internet service provider to the research and educational communities within a country. NRENs provide connectivity and services to higher education establishments (typically universities) and research institutes, but can also support schools, further education colleges, libraries and other public institutes. In [...]

Slovak Republic
The Slovak ministry for education, science, research and sport presents information about the Slovak education system, about regional education and its financing as well as about the Slovak program for lifelong learning.

Slovenia
The categorie "Education" of the state portal of the Republic of Slovenia contains descriptions of the Slovenian education system. There are brief descriptions and links of primary, secondary and tertiary education as well as of student exchanges, of international schools, acknowledgement of university diplomas and adult education in Slovenia.

Norway
The internet portal "studyinnorway.no" offers information about studies abroad in Norway. There is a general overview of living and studying in Norway and about the Norwegian education system. In addition, there are publication about those and other themes for download.

Switzerland
The homepage gives insight to Swiss education. Different links lead to the categories "general overview", "compulsory schooling", "post-compulsory schooling", "tertiary education" and "current challenges" (reorganisation of the university system and international comparison), in which those themes are described in an overview.

Finland
The Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE) is the national agency subordinate to the Ministry of Education. The FNBE has a wide range of tasks related to the development of education all through pre-primary and basic education, general upper secondary education, vocational education and training, formal adult education and training, liberal adult education (incl. folk high [...]

Germany
Anabin is the acronyme for "Acknowledgement and evaluation of foreign education certificates. For this purpose, this data base provides an extensive documentation about the education systems, the different certificates and academical degrees for multiple countries as well as their significance at the Central Office for Foreign Education (ZAB)at the office of the permanent [...]

Ivory Coast
Since 1981, the international foundation for education and self-help (IFESH) has been implementing self-help partnership projects focusing on impacting poor and vulnerable populations. They specialize in education systems, health, community development and conflict mitigation. The website presents a brief overview of projects undertaken by IFESH in Côte d`Ivoire as well as [...]

France
"Since its first edition in 1991, the State of Education reports on key indicators to analyse [the French] education system and assess the impact of policies implemented. Structured around the means used, conditions of schooling and pupil and student results, the publication highlights main developments and provides international comparisons." The issues [...]

France
The report offers an analysis of differences in education in France by department, region and local school administration from early childhood education to higher education. The data are organised by 30 indicators and presented in graphs and tables. The report is published every three years.

Austria
The ´Bundesinstitut für Bildungsforschung, Innovation und Entwicklung des österreischischen Schulwesens´ (Federal institute for education research, innovation and development of the Austrian school system) was commissioned by the federal ministry of education to draw up a pilot version for a national education report. The now published report includes in its first volume [...]

Sweden
Skolverket publishes every year a report which analyses the situation in and the development of the Swedish school system. The first part contains facts and figures, the second part analyses them in chapters arranged by subjects.

Netherlands
Every year the Dutch Inspectorate of Education publishes the Annual Education Report on the state of education. This report outlines developments and key themes in Dutch education and includes findings for primary, secondary and higher education. An English summary informs about the most important subjects of the report. There is an extra website for the reports. [...]

Switzerland
According to their respective responsibilities both central government and the cantons provide for high quality and permeability in Swiss education. To fulfil this task the Swiss education system is monitored and checked on a regular basis. In December 2006 the first education report was published that contained edited data and information from statistics, research and [...]

United Kingdom
The national education report "The Annual Report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills" is published by the Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED). OFSTED provides regular reports on early years and childcare, children\'s social care, schools, learning and skills. The quality of providers is recorded by various indicators. The [...]

Canada
The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) provides a statistical portrait of the elementary, secondary and postsecondary education systems. The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, and labour [...]

Canada
This report is a product of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). It is intended to facilitate the comparison of educational systems in Canada\'s provinces and territories with those of countries that belong to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The document presents a series of indicators harmonized to the definitions and [...]

Canada
This publication is an annual review of statistics on Canadian education. It summarizes information on institutions, enrolment, graduates, teachers and finance for all levels of education and provides an analysis of the data. Ten-year time series are shown for most variables at the Canada level and five-year time series at the provincial level. The publication also provides [...]

Italy
LEND is an association of languages teachers founded in 1971. It has carried out numerous studies and training activities in the field of languages education and, in doing so, has contributed to the development of the Italian education system. Its proactive approach is best illustrated by its journal LEND, by the Libri della Collana LEND, through its national conferences and [...]

United States
The Condition of Education is published annually since 1989 and summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data. The report presents more than 40 indicators on the status and condition of education. Special analyses are conducted for each year focusing on a specific topic. The report covers all areas of education with special emphasis [...]

Russian Federation
This report to the UN about the Russian education system is a midterm summary on the modernisation programm adopted in 2001. It comprises the following chapters 1. Educational Policy of Russia at the present stage 2. Analysis of the educational system status and educational policy priorities at different levels 3. Youth policy 4. International cooperation

Russian Federation; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Uzebekistan; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Ukraine; Belarus; Moldova; Lithuania; Latvia; Estonia
This article published in Septmber 1970 in the International Review of Education describes the education system in the Soviet Union.

Russian Federation; Uzebekistan; Ukraine; Turkmenistan; Tajikistan; Kyrgyzstan; Kazakhstan; Azerbaijan; Armenia; Georgia; Moldova
Landon Pearson is chairperson of the Canadian Council on Children and Youth. As wife of the canadian ambessador to the USSR she lived there from 1980 to 1983. In this essay she describes the gender roles in Soviet society and relates it to the education system.

Kazakhstan
The site is supposed to deliver compact Information on Central Asia and Eastern Europe. The relatively big chapter on Kazakhstan also comprises a subchapter dedicated to the education system of the post-soviet republic.

Kyrgyzstan
OverSeas Educational AdviserS (OSEAS) is a Professional Educator\'s Group within Association of International Educators (NAFSA). Members of NAFSA advise international students within the United States, while OSEAS advisers focus on advising students, scholars outside the U.S. on study opportunities in the U.S. On this page OSEAS-Europe presents information on Kyrgyzstan and [...]

Kyrgyzstan
This report was published on the site of the Turkish University in Kyrgyzstan. It describes the development of English teaching in Kyrgyz Schools and Universities ince the independence.

Ukraine
In the section "Foreign and European Policy", the Federal Foreign Office of Germany provides basic information on different countries, amongst others on their education systems. This text about Ukraine provides a brief introduction to the current developments and problems in education in Ukraine. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Kyrgyzstan
The German ministry of the exterior roughly informs about the Cultural and Education policies of Kyrgyzstan.

Uzebekistan
The official site of the Ministry of Public Education in the Republic of Uzbekistan delivers information about the education system in Uzbekistan in three languages. The English version is not very developed, though. Still, in the chapter "Basic Indicators" you will find basic statistical data about the Uzbek education system.

Uzebekistan
The Usbek Embassy in Germany presents an overview over Science and Education in Usbekistan.

Uzebekistan
The Usbek Embassy to the United States presents the education system of Uzbekistan. It has a focus on research institutes.

Yemen; Sudan; Suriname; Zambia; Swaziland; Zimbabwe; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; Taiwan; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; San Marino; Sao Tome and Principe; Tunisia; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; Senegal; Turkmenistan; Turks and Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; Serbia; Seychelles; Uganda; Sierre Leone; Ukraine; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; Slovak Republic; United Kingdom; Slovenia; Solomon Islands; United States; Somalia; Uruguay; Virgin Islands of the United States; South Africa, Republic; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Vatican City; Republic of Korea; Venezuela; Spain; Vietnam; Western Sahara; Sri Lanka
The site of the US American Directory of State Universities offers an online encyclopedia on education. The chapter "Global Education References" delivers statistical data and texts on education systems in different countries.

Moldova
The report quickly presents the Republic of Moldova as a participating country of the TEMPUS program. The text descirbes the system of higher education in Moldova and the steps being envisioned by the TEMPUS program.

Tajikistan
Unicef presents its work in Tadjikistan. The chapter "activities" contains a discpription of the program "Quality Basic Education for All".

Tajikistan
The article was originally published in the magazine Wostok ("East"). Now it is being offered by the tadjikian embassy in Germany. It describes the development of the education system and education policy in Tadjikistan since the end of the soviet union.

Tajikistan
The report from 2007 provides mapping of progress towards the achievement of the EFA (Education for all) goals. It identifies the greatest challenges and examines the efforts of government, international agencies, donors, and civil society with regards to the achievement of the six goals. The text provides basic data about education in Tadjikistan, describes the government [...]

Moldova; Bulgaria; Ukraine
CReDO (Centrul de Resurse pentru Drepturile Omului = Ressource Centre for Human Rights) is a democracy and human rights nongovernmental organization that provides lobby and consultancy in the implementation of democratic reform oriented policies. The report from 2008 analyses the current bilingual education curriculum in Moldova and especially its implications for native [...]

Moldova
Der Link “Educational System” presents an overview of the Moldovan system of education. The other links are shown in English (and Russian), too but the contents only exist in Romanian. These are: News and events, about the ministry, modernisation of education, international cooperation, normative acts and publications, quality education in rural areas, press releases, [...]

Moldova
The hungarian Policy Documentation Centre presented in 2005 this report about the education system in Moldova. It has a special focus on education of teachers.

Moldova
The button "education" delivers a lot of information about the system of higher education in Moldova.

Finland
The Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER), established in 1968, is a multidisciplinary centre for educational research based at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. It is the home of PISA studies in Finland.

Europe
The Centre for Research on Lifelong Learning (CRELL) was established in 2005 in order to provide expertise in the field of indicator-based evaluation and monitoring of education and training systems and their contribution to the achievement of Community objectives specified in the Lisbon Agenda and more recently in the EU2020 agenda as regards this domain. CRELL combines [...]

Sweden
The website offers a concise overview of the Swedish education system with brief information about: pre-school, childcare for schoolchildren, compulsory school, non-compulsory schooling, folk high schools (independent adult education colleges), higher vocational education, universities and university colleges. In addition, there is a presentation of the education system with [...]

international
The collection of National Reports has been developed into a digital library, searchable by conference date and country. The National Reports have been presented to the IBE by Ministries of Education at the sessions of the International Conference on Education since 1932. The collection constitutes a unique reservoir of educational information spanning many decades, including [...]

Republic of Korea
The website offers an extensive full text about the education system im South Korea, special material for foreigners to explain the education system (tour package) as well as publications on specific aspects of the education system.

Eastern Europe; Central Asia; international; Afghanistan; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; China; Georgia; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Japan; Yemen; Jordan; Cambodia; Kazakhstan; Qatar; Kyrgyzstan; Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic; Republic of Korea; Kuwait; Laos; Lebanon; Macao; Malaysia; Maldives; Mongolia; Myanmar; Nepal; Oman; Pakistan; Philippines; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Russian Federation; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Syria; Tajikistan; Taiwan; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uzebekistan; United Arab Emirates; Vietnam
Country information for applicants for a study abroad in a Asia. In order to view them one has to select the respective country. There is an address of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), country information of the German Foreign Office, information about the education system and higher education, a specific link list, information about scholarship programmes and [...]

Korea, Democratic People's Republic
The site provides extensive information about North Korea, based on studies of the Library of Congress dating from the 1990s. The description of the education system contains the followings chapters: the theme and method of education, primary and secondary schools, social education, higher education and education for adults.

Republic of Korea
The Homepage provides information on the Korean education system, study abroad in Korea and learning the Korean language. The site also offers lists of universities and information about working in Korea as well as culture and everyday life in Korea.

Republic of Korea
The Korea Council for College Education (KCCE) promotes research on the education system, curriculum, teaching methods, evaluation and academic affairs of colleges, thus contributing to enhancing their independence and improving the quality of education. The full text reflects the present and future prospects of the colleges and universities in Korea with many statistics [...]

Republic of Korea
This text is mainly about the political and legal framework of the education system and structure and organization of the Korean education system. The various forms of vocational education and training are described.

Uzebekistan
This portal of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan gives information about the secondary and higher education system. Most of the information is only available in the native language.

international
First published as a CD-ROM in 1996, the database World Data on Education has regularly been improved and expanded using the information included in the National Reports on the Development of Education, supplemented with data from other sources. Five editions (out of print) have been produced until 2003. The sixth edition 2006/07 (out of print) contains detailed and [...]

Ireland
Overview about the education system in Ireland from primary school to the different types of the second level and third level system. You can also find some information about universities and colleges in Ireland.

Falkland Islands; United Kingdom
This website of the government of the Falkland Islands offers a short text about the school system.

Isle of Man
On this site you can find information about primary and secondary schools, along with further education institutions. There is also departmental information, a support section including information on grants, and school holiday dates.

France
The website focuses on a database presenting French language resources (websites) on educational issues, from ministries and other recognised institutions such as the United Nations. These can be accessed by thematic dossiers on topics such as peace education, education and the internet, experimental science or diversity. Furthermore, the index is based on international [...]

international; Africa; North America; South America; Central America; Caribbean; Asia; Pacific Rim; Europe; Middle East; Russian Federation; Central Asia
This site is intended to facilitate your search for pertinent and up-to-date information on international education systems. We have included links to education ministries, universities and colleges, educational organizations and accrediting bodies from countries all over the world.

international; Australia; Canada; England; France; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Republic of Korea; Netherlands; New Zealand; Northern Ireland; Scotland; Singapore; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; South Africa, Republic; United States; Wales; United Kingdom
INCA (1996-2013) provided descriptions of government policy on education in Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Wales. It focuses on curriculum, assessment and initial teacher training frameworks for pre-school, primary, [...]

Japan
This is a report by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the situation of women in Japan, including some details concerning education. In particular the articles 10 and 11 are offering information on the situation of women in the educational system.

Japan
This short bibliography is an excerpt from the database of the "Specialized Information Network International Relations and Area Studies" (FIV-IBLK).

Japan
The "Center for US-Japan Comparative Social Studies" is an internet- based non-profit organisation founded in 2000. It aims to provide the general public with information about education, society and culture in Japan in English and about education, society and culture in the United States in Japanese. The book "Japanese Education in the 21st Century" offers detailed [...]

Japan
The "Japan Handbuch" offers a extensive introduction to Japan. All fields, from applied geography to culture, are covered. The first 109 pages are assigned to the field of education.

Japan
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology ( MEXT) is one of the most important ministries in Japan. Information, statistics, research projects and outcomes are presented here. The National Institute for Educational Policy Research of Japan is affiliated to MEXT.

Laos
The ministry of education of Laos offers some pieces of information about the education system, partly only in Lao.

Tuvalu
Among the demographic data you can find a short comment on the literacy rate and the school system.

Rwanda
This is the official site of the Ministry of Education. It provides general information about the education system and the strategic priorities of the government.

Bermuda
This text provides an overview of the public and private education system, early childhood education in Bermuda and the possibilities to study abroad.

Equatorial Guinea
The site presents the targets of the five-year-programme to improve the education system in Equatorial Guinea.

Aruba
This site offers a short overview of the education system in Aruba.

Andorra
This site provides an overview of the education system and its institutions.

Guam; United States
Official and up to date website of the Department of Education on the island of Guam (Insular Areas of the United States). The U.S. Department of Education provides a different link for Guam on its website, but this link is outdated. This site offers information about the public education system in Guam, especially about education policy, the curriculum, statistics and [...]

Afghanistan
This is the official site of the Afghan ministry of education. It provides information about the reconstruction of the education system. Most parts of the site are under construction.

Cook Islands
This is the official site of the Cook-Islands ministry of education. It provides information about the education system and provides numerous full text.

Comoros
This site offers information about the educational system of the Comoros.

Comoros
This site offers you an overview of the educational system of the Cayman Islands and its facilities.

Iraq
This site offers you information about the seven universities in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq.

Belgium
This site is managed by the General Administration of education and scientific research of the Federation Wallonia Brussels of Belgium. It presents information for students and parents but also for professionals in the educational sector, esp. teachers. It offers news and official information about the education system, about events, school and academic registers and contact [...]

Myanmar
Myanmar\'s Ministry of Education offers pages on the country\'s school and higher education system, lists of schools and higher education institutions as well as news on education policy. However, information is scarce.

international
The 2007 edition investigates the effects of expanding tertiary education on labour markets. Graduation rates from higher education have grown significantly in OECD countries in recent decades, but has the increasing supply of well-educated workers been matched by the creation of high-paying jobs? Or will everyone with a university degree some day work for the minimum wage? [...]

Finland
The portal by the Ministry of Education provides information about studies taught in English. This site contiains useful information about: the Finnish Education System; Studies offered in English; Finnish and Swedish studies. Further more it offers a link directory on education, living and working in Finland.

South Africa, Republic
This site from the South African Consulate General in New York represents in detail South Africa\'s education structures, education policy, language policy, the National Qualifications Framework, Curriculum 2005, education of learners with special needs, present education system, library and information services sectors.

Denmark
Links to the online publications published by the Danish Ministry of Education. Some publications are also available in English, German, French and Spanish.

Denmark
In the category "Education in Denmark", a brief overview of the Danish education system as well as a more detailled version, an explanation of Danish degrees as well as a listing of Danish higher education institutes can be read both in Danish and in English.

Denmark
The Study in Denmark pages will assist you if you are a student wanting to study in Denmark. If your family is moving to Denmark to work and one or more of you would like to study. If you are looking for further education opportunities in Denmark. If you are interested in learning Danish and learning about Danish culture.

Belgium
The English website of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training mainly links you to Eurypedia information. Furthermore, it has a link to English publications by the Ministry as well as to a website for foreign students interested in studying in Flanders. The Dutch website provides general information about the respective education networks opearting in Flanders. [...]

Mauritius
The website of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources of the Republic of Mauritius has the character of a portal. It offers links leading to information about the Ministry and to the single levels and areas of the education system. Besides it provides particulars on scholarship offers and international activities of the island country as well as files on educational [...]

Saudi Arabia
The pages are part of "The Saudi Network". The link "Education in Saudi Arabia" leads to information on the education system of the country. It outlines educational policy and acknowledges national achievements in education. According to its own statement further development of the education sector belongs to the priority tasks of this OPEC state. The respective pages include [...]

Saudi Arabia
This full text from 2001 offers a comprehensive overview on the national education system. The introduction contains basic information on the country as a whole. It follows a description of the single levels and areas of the education sector. Education in Saudi Arabia is segregated by sex and divided into three separately administered systems: general education for boys, [...]

Hungary
This full text in pdf-format outlines the reform process of the Hungarian education system according to Western European models with regard to European integration. It is subdivided into ten sections, in which all levels and areas of education are described. The introduction of the text deals with reforms and fundamentals of the education system.

Russian Federation
This website for the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and its surrounding areas and districts has the character of a portal. Approximately Yakutia has the territorial size of India. On the homepage numerous links offer access to information on the resource centre itself, its resources, the education system of the region, networks, projects and services.

Thailand
The education system of Thailand is described briefly according to its history, organizational structure, features of primary curriculum, and the plans of the Thai government concerning educational programmes.

Thailand
The Learning Post is an English-language newspaper and part of the Bangkok Post. It contains a collection of articles on various aspects of the Thai education system.

Thailand
The link collection of the Library of Congress offers a range of resources on education in Thailand.

United States
The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 established the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education. IES brings research, evaluation and statistics of the nation's education system.

Saint Lucia
This page offers a graphical chart on the levels of the education system ( infant, primary, secondary, tertiary) of the independent island state of St. Lucia in the Commonwealth of Nations. Saint Lucia is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.

Canada
The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) provides information and referral services to individuals and organizations on the recognition of academic and occupational credentials for working and studying in Canada and abroad. The website features information on studying and working in Canada as well as abroad, on the recognition of foreign [...]

China
China Education Center was established in 2001. It is run by numbers of experienced educational consultants in Asia. The objective of China Education Center is to promote foreign Students studying in China. The homepage offers amongst others links to a discription of the education system and to information on China in general as well as to study preparation and study [...]

Andorra
Xena.ad is the Andorran education server. It provides information and weblinks about the education system as well as an electronic platform for Andorran schools to present themselves on the internet.

Bulgaria
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Turkey
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

China
The presentation in form of theses, facts and educational statistics is based on a lecture given by the lecturer in June 2005 in Bonn ( Germany). It deals above all with current developments in Chinese educational policies, in particular the introduction of the nine year compulsory school, the retreat of the state from educational financing and new political approaches in [...]

Austria
The bilingual homepage offers apart from a graphical and descriptive presentation of the Austrian educational system links to school forms and types, qualifications, certificates and diplomas. Besides a glossary of educational terms is available.

Vietnam
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Vietnam. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Timor-Leste
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Timor-Leste. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. Based on a Five Year Plan (2002-2007) fundamental aims and tasks of an educational reform are explained in the text.

Belgium; Bulgaria; Denmark; Germany; England; Estonia; Finland; France; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Northern Ireland; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Scotland; Sweden; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Hungary; United Kingdom; Wales; Cyprus; Europe
The information network on education in Europe, Eurydice has since 1980 been one of the strategic mechanisms established by the European Commission and Member States to boost cooperation, by improving understanding of systems and policies. Eurydice is an institutional network for gathering, monitoring, processing and circulating reliable and readily comparable information on [...]

Russian Federation
The website comprises according to its own statement "all facets of the Russian education system". Among the organizers of the Russian Education Forum one can find also the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Focal point of the homepage is the 10th International Specialised Exhibition of educational institutions in preschool, middle school and [...]

Russian Federation
The famous State Moscow Lomonosov University provides on this page a full text about the Russian education system subdivided into the following sections: Compulsory Basic Education, Higher Education, Entry requirements for Russia's universities, Training of Teachers in Russia.

Russian Federation
The website "Education in America" provides a Russian view on the education system in the U.S.A. It is subdivided into 3 sections/pages (change of page now and then at the end of the website). It analyses in a critical manner educational policy, school system, educational content as well as attitudes of pupils and students towards learning and future planning. The link [...]

Argentina
This website of the National Directorate for Information and Evaluation of Education Quality (DiNIECE) is a structural unit of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. It is responsible for the evaluation of the national education system and renders its contribution to the development of educational information and educational investigations according to the aims and [...]

Czech Republic
The Institute for Information on Education is subordinated to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. It focuses mainly on carrying out statistical surveys and provides statistical data to decision-making authorities, to professionals and the general public. IIE works with statistical files concerning the Czech education system. Collecting, processing, evaluating and [...]

Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Greece; Ireland; Iceland; Italy; Kosovo; Croatia; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Austria; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Sweden; Switzerland; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; Ukraine; Hungary; Vatican City; United Kingdom; Cyprus
Currently country informations for applicants to study abroad in a European country are only available in German. In order to get this service you have to choose a specific country. At the country page you will find the address of the regional bureau of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), cultural and educational information, a link list as well as information about [...]

Afghanistan
This website provides a text providing an overview about the development of education in Afghanistan. The existence of two separate education systems in this country is being emphasized: the older religious one, taught by the mullahs, who conduct schools in the village mosques and the free and compulsory public education introduced according to Afghanistan's 1964 constitution.

Swaziland
Focal point of this page is a portfolio of responsibilities of the Ministry of Education. It comprises all the levels and areas of the education system from early childhood education to vocational training or to studies at the University of Swaziland. Various links lead to detailed information on educational issues. It also includes an overview on the national education system.

Europe; international; Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Greenland; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Moldova; Monaco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; San Marino; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Russian Federation; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Vatican City; Turkey; Malta
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Europe. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]

Central America; international; Belize; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Jamaica; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Central America. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International [...]

Middle East; international; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Oman; Palestinian Autonomous Areas; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syria; Turkey; Yemen; Egypt; Bahrain; Cyprus; United Arab Emirates
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in the Middle East. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International [...]

Australia; Oceania; Fiji; Guam; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Nauru; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; Tuvalu; Northern Mariana Islands; international
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Australia and Oceania. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International [...]

North America; international; Canada; United States; Mexico
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in North America. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association [...]

Caribbean; international; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Grenada; Haiti; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; Jamaica
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in the Caribbean. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association [...]

South America; international; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Ecuador; Guyana; Suriname; Uruguay; Venezuela; Paraguay; Peru; Latin America
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in South America. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association [...]

Africa; international; Algeria; Angola; Botswana; Cameroon; Egypt; Ethiopia; Ghana; Kenya; Liberia; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Somalia; South Africa, Republic; Sudan; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Mauritius
This web site is a resource of the Center for Global Education. The site provides web links to colleges and universities in Africa. Along with links to the home language home pages, the site also provides direct links to an English Language Home Page and the Website of the International Relations Office. Through connection to resources like the International Association of [...]

Malta
Link list on various sectors of education (unsystematic). And two links to English language schools and private schools.

Italy
This brief country profile of Italy is offered by EuroEducation Net to provide useful information and to assist students in choosing academic courses in one of the educational institutions of this country. The information is structured as follows: education system; admission to higher education and recognition of foreign credentials; student life; international cooperation and [...]

Australia
This glossary provided by the Queensland Department of Employment and Training includes terms and abbreviations likely to be found in educational and training publications on Australia. The focus is on vocational education and training.

Czech Republic
This multilingual website provides information on the education system of the Czech Republic. The respective sections of the text deal with the recognition of certificates and characterize the types of school on each educational level. Numerous links lead to detailed information about the education sector.

Bulgaria
Further down on this page a full text provides information on the education system in Bulgaria. It contains general statements on the development of education since 1989 and takes up issues of educational reform and improvement of quality in education.

Liechtenstein
The central education authority of Liechtenstein offers detailed information on the topics: school types, curricula, education authorities, supportive measures, scholarship/ loans, Council of Europe, European Union programmes, quality assurance and development, school statistics, as well as publications, and holidays calendars.

Cape Verde
This website of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development provides above all information on the organisation and structure of the Ministry, the national education system, educational statistics, proposals and projects, legislation, comparative education, useful links.

Belgium
This regional dossier, prepared by Mercator-Education the European Network for Regional or Minority Languages and Education, aims at providing concise descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education, in this case the German language in education in Belgium. It comprises information on features of the educational system, recent [...]

China
Milestones of the development of education in China are characterized in brief. In this context issues like eradication of illiteracy, implementation of compulsory primary education and reform of higher education in the country are taken up.

China
This homepage offers links to levels and areas of the chinese education system. Topics and categories arranged in modular form comprise: Reform and Development; Preschool Education; Primary Education and Secondary Education; Higher Education; Special Education; Vocational Education; Adult Education; Distance Education. Besides, the site provides information regarding other [...]

Malta
This site of the homepage of the Maltese government contains links to many pages that include lists of schools, the Exams Department, libraries and how to apply for a scholarship. The General section includes enrolment for evening classes, students\' maintenance grants, resources for children and links to related publications.

China
This list of links on educational planning was compiled by China Internet Information Center. The following documents are offered in full texts: Government Work Report on Education; Report on the Outline of the 10th Five-year Plan for National Economic and Social Development on Education; Reform measures in Education; Action Scheme for Invigorating Education Towards the 21st [...]

Russian Federation
The website of the Federal Agency for Education, an institution subordinated to the Ministry of Education and Science, has the character of a portal or gate. The homepage offers access to information on all levels and areas of the education system. The agency is above all responsible for the management of administration and coordination tasks. In order to get an impression [...]

Dominican Republic
The website of the Organisación de Estados Iberoamericanos para la Educación, la Sciencia y la Cultura (OEI) informs about the education system of the Dominican Republic. In a first section, the organisation of the education system is presented, the second section includes educational legislation, the third section contains education statistics, the forth section comprises [...]

Poland
This information on the Polish education system after the educational reform in 1999 has been compiled by the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange in Poland. It provides a comprehensive overview on all levels and areas of the education sector and on academic titles and degrees. The presentation contains a graph on the structure of the education system.

Sri Lanka
The homepage of the Ministry of Education of Sri Lanka provides timely information on the field of education as well as statistical data on the state school system (governmental schools, students, teachers) for the years 2002 and 2003. Moreover clearly structured full texts are provided on the following topics: 1. Historical overview of education in Sri Lanka, 2. Present [...]

Eritrea
"At a glance: Eritrea" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

India
"At a glance: India" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Iran
"At a glance: Iran" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Jamaica
"At a glance: Jamaica" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Kuwait
"At a glance: Kuwait" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Ecuador
"At a glance: Ecuador" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Ghana
"At a glance: Ghana" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Kenya
"At a glance: Kenya" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Guatemala
"At a glance: Guatemala" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Australia
"At a glance: Australia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data on primary school attendance , adult literacy and topics other [...]

Argentina
"At a glance: Argentina" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Brazil
"At a glance: Brazil" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Bolivia
"At a glance: Bolivia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Colombia
"At a glance: Colombia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Chile
"At a glance: Chile" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Austria
The online full text "Bildungswegweiser Österreich" (education map Austria), authored by "Schulpsychologie-Bildungsberatung" (school psychology-educational guidance), offers a comprehensive and detailed survey of the Austrian educational system und additionally contains descriptions of diverse educational institutions' characteristics and curricula. By way of introduction it [...]

Bulgaria
This basic information of the Federal Foreign Office in Germany offers an overview on cultural and educational policy of this country and provides a rough sketch regarding the education system, teaching of foreign languages and the fields of science and research as well as of art and literature.

Poland
This basic information of the Federal Foreign Office in Germany offers an overview on cultural and educational policy of this country and provides a rough sketch regarding cultural, educational and science policy.

Slovenia
This basic information of the Federal Foreign Office in Germany offers an overview on cultural and educational policy of this country and provides a rough sketch regarding the education system and cultural policy.

Armenia
"At a glance: Armenia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Azerbaijan
"At a glance: Azerbaijan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Belarus
"At a glance: Belarus" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Bosnia and Herzegovina
"At a glance: Bosnia and Herzegovina" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and [...]

Bulgaria
"At a glance: Bulgaria" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Croatia
"At a glance: Croatia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Cape Verde
"At a glance: Cape Verde" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Georgia
"At a glance: Georgia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Kazakhstan
"At a glance: Kazakhstan " provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Korea, Democratic People's Republic
"At a glance: Democratic Republic of Korea" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund ( UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school [...]

Kyrgyzstan
"At a glance: Kyrgyzstan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Latvia
"At a glance: Latvia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Lithuania
"At a glance: Lithuania" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Moldova
"At a glance: Moldova" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Mongolia
"At a glance: Mongolia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Djibouti
"At a glance: Djibouti" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Romania
"At a glance: Romania" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Russian Federation
"At a glance: Russian Federation" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and [...]

Serbia
"At a glance: Serbia and Montenegro" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and [...]

Mozambique
"At a glance: Mozambique" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Tajikistan
"At a glance: Tajikistan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic
"At a glance: Macedonia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Turkmenistan
"At a glance: Turkmenistan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Ukraine
"At a glance: Ukraine" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Uzebekistan
"At a glance: Uzbekistan" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Cuba
"At a glance: Cuba" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Ethiopia
"At a glance: Ethiopia" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children\'s Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children\'s rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult [...]

Albania
"At a glance: Albania" provides a summary of social issues in this country, including health and education. According to the mission of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - as the leading advocate for children's rights - an analysis of the current situation of young children is given. Statistical data refer among others to primary school attendance and adult literacy.

Austria
This site, provided by the ministry of education, offers information and links to the education system in Austria. It is divided into the following topical fields: schools, universtities and other tertiary educational institutions, career start and further education after finishing one´s degree, vocations, adult education, institutions and law, studying abroad. The site ends [...]

Armenia
This full text offers a historical retrospective and an up-to-date overview on the development of education in Armenia. In particular it describes the reform process with significant decisions with regard to decentalization, language of teaching and structure of the education system. In this context also core problems and deficits in the Armenian school sector are raised.

China
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in China, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Canada
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Canada, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Malaysia
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Malaysia, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Japan
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Japan, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Hong Kong
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Hongkong, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Mongolia
This NGO is active in Mongolia in the area of promoting access to international (higher) education, the home page lists links to information on scholarships, books, a monthly calendar and a link labelled "education systems". This provides a survey of the education systems of several countries.

Sweden
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Sweden, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics.

Macao
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Macao, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Singapore
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Singapur, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this city-state users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range [...]

Netherlands
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in the Netherlands, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a [...]

India
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in India, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Greece
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview on the education system in Greece, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country users can find via the link "see also". wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

Australia
This full text by wordIQ offers a structured overview of the education system in Australia, arranged according to primary, secondary and tertiary level with all its differentiations and national characteristics. Further information on education in this country can be found via the "see also"-link. wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of [...]

international
This offer provided by wordIQ is a list of articles on education arranged by country. At present 23 country studies are available (as of January 2005). wordIQ is a reference tool on the web. It offers search results from a range of dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri and other valuable sources of reference.

Estonia
Information is provided on the three levels of the education system: elementary education, secondary and middle school education, higher education. A brief section outlines the main ideas of vocational education and training. These texts are supplemented by statements on the education law (1992); the main goals of education and a table with statistical data (1999-2003).

Tajikistan
The author of this full text underlines the significant role of education, libraries and information services in the Central Asian region. She refers to the civil war and the social transformations in the 1990s in Tajikistan and outlines the development of the education system and the libraries.

Tanzania
The case study contains the following chapters: 1. Historical background; 2. The process and impact of institutional reform; 3. The ingredients of institutional transformation; 4. Economic, political and education sector transformation; 5. unfinished business.

Mozambique
The case study contains the following chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. Historical background; 3. Students: access and equity; 4. Teaching Staff; 5. Relevance, quality and quantity; 6. ICT policies and use; 7. Finance and governance; 8. Conclusions and recommendations.

Uganda
The case study concentrates particularly on Makerere University and contains the following chapters: 1. Introduction; 2. Historical background; 3. Problems of Makerere University in the context of political climate (1970-1990); 4. Change and recovery through institutional reform; 5. Challenges and unfinished business: 6. Recommendations; 7. Conclusion.

Caribbean; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; British Virgin Islands; Anguilla; Montserrat; Cayman Islands; Turks and Caicos Islands; Dominica; Grenada; Jamaica; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Trinidad and Tobago
The website offers short introductory texts on the education systems of the Caribbean Islands.

Indonesia
This speech of 2001 is an outline of the educational reform process in Indonesia. It is subdivided into the following sections: 1. Historical background on Indonesian education reform; 2. Contexts of Education Reform; 3. Laws and Policies of the National Education System; 4. Formation of the Committee on Education Reform; 5. Review and Consultation Process; 6. The Strategy of [...]

Japan
This website provides an overview of the development of the Japanese education system. Further links lead to a historical outline, schools and curricula (with statistical data), and a site describing the challenge of educational reform in terms of individualisation and internationalisation.

Japan
The project "Child Research Net" defines itself as a non profit organisation concerned with educational aspects in Japan. Its addressees are teachers, researchers, and young academics. It provides links to online publications on education related topics, an archive that can be searched for specific topics, a mailing list and a link list as well as a forum for discussion. The [...]

Latvia
This short overview was written in 2004 as a seminar paper for a course about education systems by international comparison (University Karlsruhe, Germany). The organization and levels/areas of the Latvian education system are presented in the context of historical and educational developments in this country. The overview also provides brief information on legal bases and [...]

Estonia
This short overview was written in 2004 as a seminar paper for a course about education systems by international comparison (University Karlsruhe, Germany). Structure, organization and levels/areas of the education system are presented in the context of historical and educational developments in this country. The overview also provides brief information on legal bases and [...]

Netherlands
This short overview was written in 2004 as a seminar paper for a course about education systems by international comparison (University Karlsruhe, Germany). Structure, organization and levels/areas of the school system are presented in the context of historical and educational developments in this country. The overview also provides brief information on legal bases and [...]

Spain
This short overview was written in 2004 as a seminar paper for a course about education systems by international comparison (University Karlsruhe, Germany). Structure, organization and levels/areas of the education system are presented in the context of historical and educational developments in this country. The overview also provides brief information on legal bases and [...]

Turkey
This short overview was written in 2004 as a seminar paper for a course about education systems by international comparison (University Karlsruhe, Germany). Structure, organization and levels/areas of the Turkish education system are presented in the context of historical and educational developments in this country. The overview also provides brief information on legal bases [...]

Albania
This comprehensive full text with various links to the single levels and areas of the Albanian education system offers at the same time a historical overview on the development of education and training in Albania. The authors have structured the contents into: Pre-Communist Era; Education under Communist Rule; Education in the New Albania.

Tanzania
This website aims to raise the quality of education in Tanzania by means of modern technology. It was developed in 2002 as a project in co- operation between Tanzania Education and the Information Services Trust. Various links and a search engine offer information amongst other things about national educational policy and educational projects. The offer is supplemented by [...]

Mexico
The national institute develops indicators for education quality for teaching and learning - in the field of pre school, primary and secondary education at public school. It conducts and publishes evaluations. Purpose of INEE is to get a broad picture of the achievements of representative samples of Mexican school students at successive points in time. The website informs [...]

Africa South of the Sahara
This project (TLEAP) is a "living library" - a work in progress - of resources for teaching and learning about East Africa and about Swahili, the most widely spoken language of that region. The educational resources are provided or recommended by East Africa experts on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania and by Master Teachers of the School District of [...]

Tanzania
This full text provides in the framework of the "Teaching & Learning about East Africa" Project (TLEAP) a brief survey on the development of education in Tanzania during the two decades after achieving political independence. The data of educational statistics bear therefore only historical character. The lack of financial resources is considered as a main reason for [...]

Belarus
This homepage is subdivided into three columns: 1. Basic links; 2. Full texts on various issues of educational policy; 3. Up-to-date brief information. Substantial links are leading amongst other things to information on the education system, educational legislation, educational institutions and aspects of quality assurance in the educational sector.

Kenya
This full text provides in the framework of the "Teaching & Learning about East Africa" Project (TLEAP) a brief survey on the development of education in Kenia in a historical retrospective. Mission schools are mentioned but the impact of colonialism on education has been neglected. Information on the development of education in the nineties contains data regarding educational [...]

international; Albania; Andorra; Armenia; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Canada; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Vatican City; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Lithuania; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Luxemburg; Malta; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; San Marino; Serbia; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Moldova; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Europe
The European gateway to recognition of academic and professional qualifications offers national profiles according to the following structure: National Information Centres, National education bodies, System of education, University education, Quality assurance, Post-secondary non-university education, Recognized higher education institutions, Policies and procedures for the [...]

Japan
This website provides a list of websites dedicated to Higher Education in Japan, each link is succinctly described by formal aspects and content. The links lead to information on private universities, specific subjects, and entry requirements for students.

Japan
The website offers a survey of academic journals dealing with aspects of Asian education systems and policies. The journals are portrayed with respect to their mode of appearance and focus.

France
The website of the French Ministry of National Education provides an overview of the activities and educational constituents of the Ministry, information about the educational system including educational reports and statistics, information on educational policy and development (including official documents etc) and information for teachers (training, jobs etc). There used to [...]

Iran
This site provides texts about: A brief review of the Iranian educational system; History of higher education in Iran; and a link list of Iranian universities and scientific institutes.

Iran
Full text of the Iranian embassy in Norway describing school and higher education in Iran.

Lithuania
The English version of the web site of the Lithuanian Ministry of Education provides an overview of the educational system, educational legislation, vocational training, higher and adult education, a link list of texts on educational reform (pdf and doc-files), statistical data (mainly enrollment) and general information about the country and its history. [ The version in [...]

international
Worldwide references to IBE and UNESCO documents and publications, journal titles and articles, reports, books published since 1971, on the organization and development of education (policies, reforms, etc.), educational innovations, curriculum and content of education, literacy; documents of the International Conference on Education. The database also includes references to [...]

Algeria
In the framework of the national education policy of Algeria the National Institute for Educational Research has the following tasks: Research in education and pedagogics, conception and experimentation of didactic material and textbooks, to meet the quantitative and qualitative needs of the education system. The institute has four departments: Department for the evaluation of [...]

Italy
The National Institute for the Evaluation of the Education System (INVALSI) is the successor of the former CEDE (Centro Europeo dell´ Educazione) and has been established in 1999. Its considerably increased tasks as an "agency supporting the autonomy of schools" are as follows: 1. Evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of the education system as a whole and in detail - [...]

Spain
This web site contains the text of the most important Spanish education reform law of the 1990s.

international; China; Finland; France; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Japan; Luxemburg; Netherlands; Austria; Poland; Russian Federation; Sweden; Switzerland; Spain; Czech Republic; Turkey; United Kingdom; Greece
The International Youth Exchange and Visitors´ Service in the Federal Republic of Germany (IJAB) e.V. offers an online manual for experts in the field of international youth work. The category ´Länderinfos´ (country information) provides structured dossiers on youth work and youth politics for 19 countries. The dossiers are subdivided as follows: 1. General country [...]

Tajikistan
In this full text report to UNESCO the author provides an overview on the current development of higher technical education in Tajikistan and the efforts to improve the quality of education in all areas and at all levels of education. He refers to the socioeconomic framework conditions and focal points of higher educational policy in the country.

Ukraine
[Unfortunately, there is no English version of this website anmore since about 2015. You can have an idea of the ministry on an old English website as of about March 2015.] This website offers: information on the system of education in general and on the different levels and areas of education in particular; documents in full text on educational law and on issues of [...]

Cyprus
This Wiki presents structured information on 38 education systems in Europe, in this particular case a chart illustrating the organisation of education in Cyprus.

Caribbean
The text provides an overview of the development and current status of the education systems of the Caribbean states and territories; some institutions, mainly universities and colleges are named.

Malta
This brief country profile of Malta is offered by EuroEducation Net to provide useful information and assist students in choosing academic courses in one of the educational institutions of this country. The information is structured as follows: education system; admission to higher education and recognition of foreign credentials; student life; international cooperation and [...]

Senegal
This new portal intends to provide information about all issues of higher education in Senegal. Navigation points exist for the themes: education system, educational policy and programmes, educational administration, texts and reports, discussion list ("échange"), news from school life. Additionally the homepage offers links to a databank of educational institutions from [...]

international; North America; Central America; Caribbean; Latin America
This link list has 4 sections: North America, Central America, Caribbean and South America. Each section contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. At the beginning regional institutions from the entire continent are listed.

international; Russian Federation; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Moldova; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzebekistan
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the entire region are listed.

international; Africa
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the African region are listed.

international; Asia; Pacific Rim; Oceania
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the Asian / Pacific region are listed.

international; Europe
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the entire European region are listed.

international; Middle East; Arab States
This link list contains various educational institutions of each country which sometimes have a short description added. The countries are listed in alphabetical order. At the beginning supranational resp. regional institutions of the entire Middle East region are listed.

Saudi Arabia
This overview on the Saudi Arabian education system (not vocational education) provides short information on the education system as a whole (administration and finance, size, structure, private and public education, academic year, teacher education) and on its parts as there are primary, lower secondary, upper secondary and higher education. Each chapter comprises data on age [...]

Bangladesh
This website contains the information about MOE, structure of education, education system, education administration and management, and educational statistics of Bangladesh. This website also contains the information of the education sector development Program of Bangladesh. The various administrative bodies, the directorates for secondary and higher and for technical [...]

Malta
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

international
This web site provides an alphabetically ordered list with the Internet resources of official bodies, mainly the Ministries or national boards, which offer information on the respective national education system. The web site also offers a country list structured according to regions.

Romania
This country analysis on state and perspectives of secondary education and training in Romania was elaborated by Fretwell and Wheeler for the World Bank, which finances educational projects in Romania. This full text in pdf-format comprises 22 pages.

Serbia
This comprehensive full text of about 60 pages in pdf-format provides detailed information on the ongoing educational reform process, led by the Ministry of Education and Sports of the Republic of Serbia, covering the period from January 2001 to June 2003 and beyond. In the document, compiled by Gordana Miljevic, for all levels and areas of the education system guidelines for [...]

Lebanon
The Lebanese Association for Educational Studies (LAES) is a non- governmental, non-profit society established in Beirut in 1995. Its thirty eight members (as of March 2003) are university members and/ or education experts from various fields: education, math education, language education, social studies education, curriculum, sociology of education, economy of education, [...]

Latvia
The Latvian National Observatory is part of the National Observatory network launched by the European Training Foundation in 1996. It identifies priorities and gives advise on policies for further development of vocational training in Latvia by collecting data on, and carrying out structured assessments of vocational education, training and labour market reform.- This website [...]

Slovak Republic
The Slovak National Observatory is part of the National Observatory network launched by the European Training Foundation in 1996. It identifies priorities and gives advise on policies for further development of vocational training in Slovakia by collecting data on, and carrying out structured assessments of vocational education, training and labour market reform.- This website [...]

Republic of Korea
The website of the ministry offers a detailed description of the education system in South Korea, gives information about education policy and educational programmes in the school and higher education sectors and provides education statistics and statistics on science and technology.

Spain
Unfortunately, the web site of this "School Council" doesn't provide any description of its tasks. The links on the homepage give access to texts about the organizational structure of the Council and its legal bases (which obviously define the Council's participation in the formulation of education policy in the country). The link "informes" provides annual reports of the [...]

Spain
This web site provides access to a wide range of resources in the field of education and culture. Among others there is a centre for virtual learning. The links Webs de Centros and CC.AA. lead to the education services of the autonomous regions.

Albania
This report is a stocktaking research on policies for education for democratic citizenship in Southeast Europe. It examines a wide spectrum of the actions taken and changes happening in the country in the field of building democratic capabilities.

Cyprus
Information and links to five areas of the education system of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus ( T R NC): pre-school education, primary education and secondary education, higher education, and informal education. Link to TRNC Ministry of National Education and Culture. Further information on the country and interactive communication is offered over the navigation on [...]

Armenia
This full text confirms officially that the process of reforming vocational secondary education system has started in the frameworks of the EU- funded TACIS project with the support of several international organizations (as of February 2005). Since 1999, when the report of Armenia National Observatory has been developed and published, remarkable changes have taken place in [...]

Ukraine
This full text provides information on aims, tasks, structure and organization of the Higher Education System of Ukraine. The State Higher Education System comprises 940 tertiary educational institutions, including technical and vocational schools as well as colleges and academies. The respective status of these institutions is set according to four levels which are mentioned [...]

Switzerland
The BCH/FPS supports its members in the realization of the challenges in the training system and represents their requests on Swiss federal level. It works project-oriented with authorities, federations and other institutions, coordinates the parliamentary agency of the interests of vocational training on Swiss level and engages itself in particular for fields of activity and [...]

Switzerland
This page provides a graphic and informative overview of the Swiss education system.

Europe
As the website of the Forum is currently offline, we provide a link to an information site about it (Sept. 2014). The European Forum on Educational Administration provides a discussion platform on issues of educational administration. It offers to individuals and national organizations an institutional framework for the exchange of experiences, information and research [...]

Mongolia
This is the country report of the Mongolian coordinator in the framework of the activity "Education for All - Assessment 2000" based on the World Declaration "Basic Education for All" launched in Jomtien/Thailand in 1990. Respective measures are financed by international organizations, e. g. Unesco and World Bank. This analysis offers an overview on state and perspectives of [...]

Europe
PLOTEUS aims to help pupils and students, job seekers, workers, parents, guidance counsellors and teachers to find out information about studying in Europe. The portal was set up in order to respond to the conclusions of the Lisbon and Stockholm European Councils ( March 2000 and March 2001), which invited the European Commission and Member States to create a Euro pe-wide [...]

Greece
Overview on the structure of the educational system in Greece (with a focus on secondary and higher education)

Italy
This regional dossier, prepared by Mercator-Education the European Network for Regional or Minority Languages and Education, aims at providing concise descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education, in this case the German language in education in South Tyrol (Italy). It comprises information on features of the educational system, [...]

Tanzania
The national website of the United Republic of Tanzania - section education - provides basic information about the structure of its education and training system, the ministries concerned, its bilingual policy (English and Kiswahili) and education reforms. An address list compiles stakeholders and institutions (national institutes, councils, commissions; university level [...]

Albania
The Education Reform Project for Albania aims to assist the education ministry in planning and managing the delivery of educational services. Information on the Worldbank project with links to full text descriptions, contract information and notices.

Albania
Country study with special focus on education in the pre-communist and communist era.

Finland
The official Finnish statistics agency provides statistics on all sectors of education in Finland. [Abstract: Editors of Education Worldwide]

Ireland
Internet portal with information to all aspects of life in Ireland. Description of the Irish education system for movers to Ireland.

Denmark
Information on the structure of the Danish education system with focus on school and higher education.

Panama
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Chile
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Argentina
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Honduras
The link "indice" provides full texts (pdf-files) about all levels and types of education in the country: socio-political background (policy, economy, state, administration, legislation, linguistic situation); history of education; legal basis and structure of the education system; educational administration and allocation of competencies; financing of education; initial [...]

Switzerland
The web site shows a short verbal description of the Swiss education system and illustrates this through a graphical scheme.

Dominican Republic
The mission of the Ministry of Education (MINERD) is to regulate the Dominican education system according to the education laws and thus guarantee the equal right to quality education for every Dominican. This is possible by means of the formation of liberal, critical and creative Dominicans which are capable of participating and constructing a free, democratic, participative, [...]

Iran
This is a text about the education system of Iran and the tasks of the education and the higher education ministry in this context.

Cuba
The web site of the Ministry of Education of Cuba (URL: http://www.cubaeduca.rimed.cu or http://www.cubagob.cu/des_soc/mined/mined.htm) doesn`t exist at the moment (stand: September 2011). This website provides a description of the activities of the Ministry.

Palau
The clearly structured homepage provides information texts about mission and staff of the Ministry, the school system and a school-to- work project, reports about several curriculum subjects and other resources, and about education history of ancient Palau.

Greenland; Denmark
Short introduction to the ministry's aims and activities and education in Greenland.

Faroe Islands
KT-depilin is a department of the Faroese Ministry of Education. We provide independent IT-services in the educational system - primarily to the primary and secondary school. KT-depilin aims to become the prime portal for the educational world in the Faroe Islands (currently only introduction in English).

Macao
The website of the Education Department is under construction; at time being (Dec. 2002) links to full texts are available concerning: the structure of the Macao education system, educational law and two links to "education in figures".

Luxemburg
The school net of Luxemburg provides a whole range of services to schools, teachers and students, such as an on- line library, learning communities, e-learning, a website generator, etc. The homepage offers information for teachers, secondary and primary students. At the right margin there is a link list concerning Luxemburg education.

international; Europe
This publication is the fourth in a series of UNICEF 'Innocenti Report Cards', designed to monitor the performance of the industrialized nations in meeting the needs of their children, published by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Center in Florence ( PDF-file, 271 KB). Focus of the examination is laid on the differences in educational standards: How do weaker pupils perform in [...]

Iceland
Webportal. Under the keyword 'education' broad range of commented links ( in English) to the different sectors of the Icelandic education system.

United States; United States
A list of URL's to each State Department of Education's website.

Ireland
The Citizens Information website is an Irish e-government initiative providing information fur use by the general public. Under the topic \'education\' information on all levels of the Irish education system is given in abstracts, summaries and commented links. Print versions of full-text documents exist.

United States
In 1983, the Family Research Council incorporated as a nonprofit educational institution in the District of Columbia and fosters public debate and formulates public policy that values the family. Special information site on educational issues. Access to 'Ed Facts' analyzing fast-breaking education news with reagads to family policy, schools ( especially in the Washington area).

United States
Information and links provided by the U.S. Department of Education on educational statistics, evaluations and assessments.

Vietnam
The Vietnamese Ministry of Education delivers and overview of the educational system and policy in Vietnam.

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
This website of CAIN provides some brief background information on education in Northern Ireland with special emphasis on religion and values. The CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) Web site contains information and source material on \'the Troubles\' and politics in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present. [Abstract: Site editor’s information supplemented by editors [...]

Ireland; Northern Ireland
This site has been developed as a result of two cross-border projects: The Citizenship Development Programme and the Human Rights, Conflict and Dialogue, involving partnerships of the Irish and Northern Irish Education Boards, funded by the European Programme for Peace and Reconciliation. Teachers visiting the site for the first time might find it useful to visit the [...]

Netherlands
Internet portal of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science with comprehensive information and links about the Dutch education system and the Dutch policy on education, culture and science. Also with practical information about going to school, studying and working in the Netherlands. Full texts are availbe as pdf-files to download.

Denmark
EVA is an independent institution formed under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Education. It conducts evaluations of teaching and learning - from primary school and youth education to higher education and adult and post-graduate education. It is the government' s centre of knowledge for educational evaluation. The website informs about current and finished national and [...]

Russian Federation
This website belonging under the category "Russian North and Far East Regional Pages" offers a full text with tables, statistics and literature references well arranged by Joachim Otto Habeck. The chapter "Education, Language and Culture" provides basic information on this topic.

Denmark
The pages belong to the internet presence \'Denmark.dk\' published by the Danish Foreign Ministry. Full texts (html-format) inform about the history of Danish research, the Danish universities and current research in Denmark (e.g. education system, family education). Daily news of the Danish research life, addresses and links. The whole internet presence provides comprehensive [...]

Iceland
Graphical overview and description of the Icelandic education system, its reforms and innovations, presented by the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. The website also provides more and detailed information on education in Iceland (also in English).

Denmark
This publication (HTML Format) presents a number of general indicators, which are to be seen as directions for where the development goes or is expected to go in the Danish education system. The indicators are grouped under three headings: 1.) Resources. 2.) Pupil / student flows 3.) Results. A presentation of the Danish Education System is preceding. The whole publications is [...]

Sweden
sweden.se is managed by the Swedish Institute (Svenska Institutet). Under "From Preeschool to University in Sweden" you can find short information about the Swedish education system.

Armenia
This full text "National Education Programme" in Armenia is provided by the Open Society Institute Armenia, an institution sponsored by the SOROS Foundation Network centers in New York and Budapest. The programme is one out of 13 (as of July 2002) directed towards various areas of social transformation in the country. This page includes information on the Programme Strategy [...]

Russian Federation
This website of the Russian Internet-Portal "5ballov" (Note Sehr gut) offers educational information on the following categories: lectures, tests, education in Russia, education abroad, higher education institutions in the Russian Federation as well as education and law. Besides it provides latest news on educational developments in the country. Numerous links and search [...]

Sweden
SISTER started work in 2000. The Institute is an initiative for independent analysis and investigation of the Swedish educational and research system and of innovation process in an international comparative perspective. The website is kept mainly in Swedish. A detailed English overview (most links are leading back to Swedish pages). Access to the research programme "The [...]

Kazakhstan
This is a short empirical report (from a personal view) of a Kazakh woman, reflecting her childhood (kindergarten and school) in Kazakhstan prior to 1989, i.e. before the breakdown of the Soviet Union. The text under the heading "Ideology and School" is of particular interest because it provides information on the system of values at that time.

Australia
This page gives a short overview of the Australian education system with links to Australian education organisations and linklists of schools, vocational schools and institutions of higher education. The page belongs to the website of \'Southern Cross Education\' presenting information about Australia (Au-Pair, Language Studies...) and New Zealand.

Australia
The Education Portal is the online entry point to a comprehensive array of Commonwealth Government information and services concerning all aspects and levels of education in Australia. It also provides links to key education and training sites at the national, state and territory level.

United States
The NSBA is a not-for profit federation of state associations of school boards across the United States ( including Hawaii, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Aims are to foster excellence and equity in public elementary and secondary education in the United States. This internetportal offers a sitemap as guide to the comprehensive information about NSBA, the Federation, the [...]

United States
This Internet portal offers detailed and comprehensive information about education, assesment and the education system in Alaska, files and an online directory for Alaska public schools and districts as well as a list of links and contact addresses to ministries, organisations and educational information providers. Fulltexts are available for download.

Europe
This website offers short versions of school and education systems in 31 European countries as well as Information on European educational programmes and comparative country studies. They include e.g. the duration of school time, transitions from one level to the other on the educational ladder, access requirements to universities, VET and continuing education according to [...]

international
This is the online version of reports published under the Country Studies/ Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U. S. Department of Army. The studies present a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world. By clicking on a specific country name in the [...]

Ireland
Summary of education statistics for Ireland 1998-2000, featuring figures from first to third level education and for teachers.

United States
As of 10.01.2018, no link could be found to the homepage of the US National Library of Education apart from the catalog link. Unfortunately, the catalog website doesnt\'t provide any background information.

Estonia
This website provides information on the development of the research centre, its statute and its main tasks. In January 1999 the Chair of Educational Policy was set up in this educational institutions. It carries out both research and continuing education.Courses concerning education (educational policy, educational economics and management of educational system) are carried [...]

Ireland
The Department of Education and Skills has the overall responsibility for education in Ireland. This document gives an introduction to the structure and programmes in the higher education sector.

Finland
This website provides useful information about the education services maintained by Eudcation Department of the City of Helsinki and about the Finnish education system. It offers a broad range of links to websites of other education services providers.

Sweden
The website of the Ministry of Education and Research informs about people working there and the organisation of the ministry. Latest news are available as well as the latest publications or press releases. Areas of responsibility: education and research, gender equality, policy for civil society, youth policy.

Bulgaria
This link list provides the access to the homepages of the most important universities in Bulgaria. Some homepages offer their information only in bulgarian.

Poland
This comprehensive analysis of the Polish education system in full text, elaborated by Joanna Jung-Miklaszewska ( Warsaw 2000), was provided for the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange and financially supported by the European Commission. The study comprises almost all areas and levels of education in Poland and is structured as follows: structure of the [...]

Finland
The Institute for Educational Research (KTL), a national centre for educational research is a multidisciplinary research institute based at the University of Jyväskylä, established in 1968. The national task of the KTL is investigating, assessing and developing the Finnish educational system and school culture. The institute\' s website navigation leads to: introduction, [...]

Finland
The Finnish National Board of Education offers comprehensive information about the Finnish Education System. The detailed description from preschool up to adult education provides a broad overview of the Finnish system as well as of Finnish education policy. Detailed information, statistics and other sources can be obtained through further links. [Abstract: Editors of [...]

Cuba
From the index page one can choose links from the headline "Desarrollo Social" which provide full texts, created by the Education Ministry, about the entire education system as well as general information about the social conditions of the country.

Thailand
ONEC is responsible for policy making and planning of education at all levels and types. Its major task is to consider and propose to the Cabinet the National Education Scheme, the National Education Development Plan, the policy guidelines and recommendations for educational development. It is also responsible for monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of educational [...]

Latvia
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Slovak Republic
The homepage of the Slovak PHARE project on recognition of higher education diploma contains full text information about the education system, the higher education system, the legislative framework and the access to higher education in the Slovak Republic.

Poland
Info-Poland is the Website of the Polish Academic Information Center and at the same time a result of U.S.-American and Polish co-operation in higher education. This homepage offers links to the following categories: Education System; Higher Education; Learning Polish; Primary and Secondary School; Scholarships.

United States
This website of the U.S. Network for Education Information offers a structured full text with links on the education system in the U.S. according to the following items: General Resources; Organisation of U.S. Education; U.S. Institutions and Programs; Studying in the United States; Teaching in the United States.

Uzebekistan
An overview is presented about the education system and policy in Uzbekistan. Additionally, there are links to addresses of libraries ( with short text descriptions), universities and education abroad.

Micronesia
The wite shows a short text about education in Micronesia and few statistical data

international
This website of the International Confederation of Principals offers brief and up-to-date news on education worldwide. Focal point on this site are the so-called Position Papers on the work of school heads and school leadership.

Russian Federation
This critical analysis in full text, dating from 1998, is subdivided into the following sections: 1. Basic thoughts on reforming the education system from a historical point of view; 2. General information on financing and the development of the educational system, 3. Fundamental conceptual approaches to reforming the Russian education system. There are six statistical tables [...]

Europe; Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; England; Scotland; Wales
The European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education provides national overviews of special needs education in numerous European countries. The information includes the following topics: legal system, financing, identification of special educational needs, special needs education within the education system, teacher training, - basic and specialist teacher training, [...]

Uzebekistan
This fact sheet on educational developments in Uzbekistan elaborated by Fazilat Khalilov, EIS Tashkent, provides an overview on the education system, in particular the system of higher education, after the implementation of reforms. A full text offers information on accreditation issues, the institutional structure, admission, study programme and degrees.- OSEAS, an acronym [...]

Eastern Europe; Central Europe
This website provides Internet resources on education in East and Central European countries. It offers comparative tables and texts followed by a variety of links to country information on the respective education systems.- OSEAS, an acronym which stands for OverSeas Educational AdviserS, is one of seven groups within NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Armenia
This fact sheet on educational developments in Armenia, elaborated by the Armenian Ministry of Education and Science, provides an overview on the education system, in particular on the system of higher education, after the implementation of reforms. A full text offers information on accreditation issues, the institutional structure, admission, curricula and degrees.- OSEAS, an [...]

Hungary
This website provides information on: educational terminology, translated credentials, figures and trends of Hungarian education, facts on Hungarian higher education, system of academic degrees, higher education and further research credentials and degrees (before and after 1993), grading scale, Hungarian higher education institutions.- OSEAS, an acronym which stands for [...]

Kyrgyzstan
This website provides educational information subdivided as follows: Kyrgyzstan Country Portrait; System of Education of Kyrgyzstan at present; General structure of Kyrgyzstan education system; Facts on Kyrgyz Republic higher education institutions.- OSEAS, an acronym which stands for OverSeas Educational AdviserS, is one of seven groups within NAFSA: Association of [...]

Lithuania
This website is subdivided as follows: Law on Education; System of higher education; Description of types of education; List of Gymnasiums in Lithuania (1996); Institutions of higher education; List of Colleges in Lithuania ( 1997); Glossary of educational terms.- OSEAS, an acronym which stands for OverSeas Educational AdviserS, is one of seven groups within NAFSA: Association [...]

Romania
This website, prepared by Mihaela Arsene, provides facts and figures on the higher education system in Romania, its components and levels.- OSEAS, an acronym which stands for OverSeas Educational AdviserS, is one of seven groups within NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Ukraine
These full texts on educational developments in Ukraine, elaborated by the Lvov Educational Information Center of Ukraine, provides an overview on the education system, in particular on the system of higher education, after the implementation of reforms. This document offers information on accreditation issues, the institutional structure, admission, curricula and degrees.- [...]

Africa
This is a search result which compiles a list of African education sites from the country and subject pages of "index on Africa"

Japan
Each of the statistical compendia - Japan Statistical Yearbook, Japan Monthly Statistics, Statistical Handbook of Japan, Historical Statistics of Japan - contains a chapter on education with data on all fields of education.

Paraguay
The fundamental objective of the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC) of Paraguay is to guarantee a qualitative education to contribute to the improvement of life quality of the population. Also, it stimulates and develops investigation programs for education, research and technology, promotes the use of social communication media for education, develops and implements the [...]

Ukraine
V.A.Suchomlinskij (1918 - 1970) is one of the great pedagogues in the field of alternative education. His writings have been translated into 53 languages. His most famous book is "My heart belongs to the children". German researchers cooperated with the "Ukrainian Suchomlinskij Society" (Kiev) at the beginning of years 2000. The "Ukrainian Suchomlinskij Society" tried to [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
The site provided by the British Council offers information on all possibilities of education in Scotland and includes a database for course search.

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education)of the Brazilian federal state Acre. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and areas of [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Distrito Federal. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Pernambuco. This is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Rio de Janeiro. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação, Cultura e Desportos (State Secretariat of Education, Culture and Sports) of the Brazilian federal state Rio Grande do Norte. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports" or "Department of Education, Culture and Sports" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Rio Grande do Sul. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação, Cultura e Desportos (State Secretariat of Education, Culture and Sports) of the Brazilian federal state Santa Catarina. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports" or "Department of Education, Culture and Sports" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the federal state São Paulo. It is, so to speak, the Brazilian "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and areas [...]

Brazil
This is the Website of the Secretaria de Estado da Educação (State Secretariat of Education) of the Brazilian federal state Tocantis. It is, so to speak, the "Ministry of Education" or "Department of Education" of this State, one of the 26 federal states of Brazil. The homepage offers above all links to matters of public school education, but also to other levels and areas [...]

Andorra
This is a listing of Portals and Websites that provide links to resources relating to education for Andorra, selected by subject experts of Library of Congress in 2001. One of these links at the country-specific homepage refers to "education".

Turkmenistan
This comprehensive country study for Turkmenistan was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1996. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "education" (education system; curriculum; higher [...]

Kazakhstan
This comprehensive country study for Kazakhstan was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1996. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "education" which can be found by scrolling down or applying [...]

Kyrgyzstan
This comprehensive country study for Kyrgyzstan was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1996. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "education" (education system; instruction; curriculum; [...]

Lithuania
This comprehensive country study for Lithuania was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1995. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "education", which can be found by scrolling down or applying [...]

Latvia
This comprehensive country study for Latvia was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1995. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "Urbanization, Employment, and Education", which can be found by [...]

Moldova
This comprehensive country study for Moldova was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1995. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "Education, Health and Welfare" which can be found by scrolling [...]

Tajikistan
This comprehensive country study for Tajikistan was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1996. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "education" (historical development; education in the [...]

Azerbaijan
This comprehensive country study for Azerbaijan was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1996. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "Education, Health and Social Welfare", which can be found [...]

Uzebekistan
This comprehensive country study for Uzebekistan was elaborated by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress in 1996. It provides a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, cultural, economic and political conditions in this country. The table of contents includes a section on "education" (education system; curriculum; instruction) [...]

Canada
Them ministry is divided into many divisions and then further divided into program areas. The divisions are: Advanced Education, Culture and Heritage, Education Operations and Development, Early Childhood and School Services, Income Security, ECE Service Centres (career development and library services), Official Languages.

Turkey
This text was written in 1995 and is a local copy - the original source is not accessible nowadays.

Turkey
The original source of this full text is a database of the Turkish Foreign Office which was not accessible. The local copy in this URL provides information about die education system, financing, the Education Ministry, content of education programmes, evaluation, text books and teaching materials, educational legislation, international activities and higher education. [This [...]

Netherlands
EP-Nuffic formed in 2015 out of a fusion of the organisations Nuffic (founded in 1952) and EP (founded in 1990). Nuffic and EP respectively supported internationalisation in higher education and in primary and secondary education. Now, EP-Nuffic provides detailed information on internationalisation in all spheres of education. Information is given as well for Dutch people who [...]

Finland
EDU-fi is a service maintained by the National Board of Education in Finland. It gives information on education and training in Finland, on ongoing development, school projects and provides resources for teaching and learning. The homepage shows a) navigation areas providing full texts about news, a database of schools and universities on the net and links to other nets, [...]

Sweden
The National Agency for Education is the central administrative authority for the public school system, publicly organised preschooling, school-age childcare and for adult education. The mission of the Agency is to actively work for the attainment of the goals set by the government. The website offers detailed information on the Swedish education system in English.

international
On this page the International Association of Universities (IAU) offers links to full texts which provide descriptions of higher education systems of 180 countries worldwide. These overviews are part of the World Higher Education Database (WHED) which is also published on a CD-ROM. The texts are provided for download in RTF format. Each text is structured as follows: [...]

Bangladesh
The primary objective of this website is to give a general overview about the educational systems in Bangladesh. The site was originally created as a term paper for a humanities course in a Canadian college, titled "Comparative Education". The chapters of the full text are: History of Bangladesh, education systems, general statistics, gender differences, regional differences. [...]

Taiwan
The homepage of the Taiwanese Ministry of Education offers mainly full texts and graphs on the following topics: The Taiwanese system of education, educational statistics, schools and higher education institutions in Taiwan, international cultural and educational relations, vocational and technical education, higher education in Taiwan, educational literature, progress report [...]

Ghana
This page contains a short text about Ghana\' s education system and some links to higher and secondary education institutions.

Tunisia
Website of the Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Republic of Korea
The institute is a government funded, yet independently operated R&D institution in education. Since its founding in 1972, KEDI has been active on almost every education front, developing educational policies, strategies, and programs. The main functions are: 1) providing support of educational information for schools, 2) research & development of educational policy, 3) [...]

Hungary
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Iceland
The homepage of the Iceland Ministry of Education provides links to full texts (publications of the Ministry concerning educational policy projects and programmes) and the education system and international exchange programmes, a link list of educational and cultural institutions and links to full texts of education legislation. The Ministry' s structure in general is as [...]

Luxemburg
This well structured website offers information on the issues: Language Use in Society; General Information about the Trilingual School System; Language Use in School; Immigrants in the Luxembourg School System; Results and Future Prospects.

Albania
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Albania. Some are only available in pdf-format. They are subdivided into the following categories: Basic [...]

Bosnia and Herzegovina
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Some are only available in pdf- format. They are subdivided into the following [...]

Bulgaria
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Bulgaria. Some are only available in pdf-format. They are subdivided into the following categories: Basic [...]

Croatia
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Croatia. Some are only available in pdf-format. They are subdivided into the following categories: Basic [...]

Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Macedonia. Some are only available in pdf-format. They are subdivided into the following categories: Basic [...]

Moldova
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Moldova. Some are only available in pdf-format. They are subdivided into the following categories: Basic [...]

Romania
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Romania. Some are only available in pdf-format. They are subdivided into the following categories: Basic [...]

Slovenia
This website has been developed as a result of cooperation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Österreich in the framework of the South East European Educational Cooperation Network. The web pages contain various core documents on education in Albania. Some are only available in pdf-format. They are subdivided into the following categories: Basic [...]

Southeastern Europe
This website has been developed as a result of co-operation between the University of Ljubljana CEPS and KulturKontakt Austria financially supported by the European Commission. It is to improve cultural contacts, the exchange of information and project implementation between South East European states in the education sector. There are various links on the homepage to [...]

Micronesia
This photo album provides an overview on the historical development of education in Micronesia. It clearly reflects the stages of educational development in this region. Starting with issues of traditional education, the authors analyse the impact of colonial education and missionary schools as well as the pedagogical influence of occupying powers.

Micronesia
This lecture, held in 1999 by Elizabeth D. Rechebi from Micronesia, reflects personal and social experiences about the history of education in this region. It becomes obvious that education has been dominated by foreign influence until now. In particular curricula and textbooks give evidence of this. The author refers to deficits in the education system and appeals to foreign [...]

Montenegro
Montenegro was part of the Federal Republic Yugoslavia.- On this website a full text with the subtitle "Curriculum, Textbooks and School Documents" is offered. The explanations cover the period between between 1812 and 1911. The contribution by A. Rakovic was written in the context of considerations on the cultural heritage of Montenegro.

Marshall Islands
This full text provides not only an overview of the education system in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, it also informs about the history of education in this country. The presentation starts with traditional Marshallese education, deals with missionary schools and colonial education and ends up with the state-of-the-art of the current situation in the educational sector.

Israel
This brief presentation of the education system in Israel was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Iceland
This brief presentation of the education system in Iceland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

France
This brief presentation of the education system in France was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Luxemburg
This brief presentation of the education system in Luxemburg was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Belarus
This brief presentation of the education system in Belarus was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Liechtenstein
This brief presentation of the education system in Liechtenstein was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Romania
This brief presentation of the education system in Romania was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Japan
This brief presentation of the education system in Japan was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Canada
This brief presentation of the education system in Canada was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Republic of Korea
This brief presentation of the education system in the Republic of Korea was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Lithuania
This brief presentation of the education system in Lithuania was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Northern Ireland; United Kingdom
This brief presentation of the education system in Northern Ireland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Poland
This brief presentation of the education system in Poland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Russian Federation
This brief presentation of the education system in the Russian Federation was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" ( Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Slovak Republic
This brief presentation of the education system in the Slovak Republic was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Czech Republic
This brief presentation of the education system in the Czech Republic was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Turkey
This brief presentation of the education system in Turkey was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Sweden
This brief presentation of the education system in Sweden was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Malta
This brief presentation of the education system in Malta was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

South Africa, Republic
This brief presentation of the education system in South Africa was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

United States
This brief presentation of the education system in the United States was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Switzerland
The site gives an overview about the Suisse education system. In particular there is information about administration and competences, about specific education sections as pre-school, primary and secondary education, vocational and adult education. For every education section a key data statistic exists .

Kiribati
After a text about catholic schools, this full text offers information on the education system of the Republic of Kiribati. It is subdivided according to the following educational levels: kindergarten, primary education, secondary education, technical education and universities.

Egypt; Ethiopia; Algeria; Angola; Argentina; Australia; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bhutan; Botswana; Brazil; Bulgaria; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Chile; China; Costa Rica; Denmark; Germany; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Eritrea; Estonia; Finland; France; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guatemala; Grenada; Greece; Guinea; Guyana; Haiti; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Iran; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Yemen; Jordan; Cambodia; Cameroon; Canada; Kazakhstan; Qatar; Kenya; Colombia; Congo; Congo, Democratic Republic of; Republic of Korea; Croatia; Cuba; Kuwait; Laos; Lesotho; Latvia; Lebanon; Libya; Lithuania; Luxemburg; Madagascar; Maldives; Malawi; Malaysia; Mali; Malta; Morocco; Mauritania; Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic; Mexico; Mongolia; Montenegro; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nepal; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Netherlands; Niger; Nigeria; Norway; Oman; Austria; Pakistan; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Poland; Portugal; Rwanda; Romania; Russian Federation; Zambia; Saudi Arabia; Sweden; Switzerland; Senegal; Serbia; Zimbabwe; Slovak Republic; Slovenia; Spain; Sri Lanka; Saint Lucia; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sudan; South Africa, Republic; Suriname; Syria; Swaziland; Tanzania; Thailand; Togo; Trinidad and Tobago; Chad; Czech Republic; Turkey; Tunisia; Ukraine; Hungary; Uruguay; Uzebekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Vietnam; Central African Republic; Cyprus; international
The International Bureau of Education der UNESCO (IBE) provides country dossiers focussed on education. They provide information on statistics (from the World Data on Education – WDE), national education reports, documents from educational policy, planning and administration, bibliographies (partly with fulltext documents) as well as links to futther resources. [Abstract: [...]

Chile
The Chilenian education net has the task to enable and promote the use of information technology in schools. The web-site contains links to education web-sites and to full texts of articles in the Internet. The network provides resources in the areas of pre-school, primary and secondary school and vocational education. Within these categories the links are arranged according [...]

Austria
This brief presentation of the education system in Austria was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Albania
This brief presentation of the education system in Albania was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Australia
This brief presentation of the education system in Australia was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Brazil
This brief presentation of the education system in Brazil was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Bulgaria
This brief presentation of the education system in Bulgaria was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

China
This brief presentation of the education system in China was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Denmark
This brief presentation of the education system in Denmark was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Estonia
This brief presentation of the education system in Estonia was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Finland
This brief presentation of the education system in Finland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Greece
This brief presentation of the education system in Greece was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

India
This brief presentation of the education system in India was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Indonesia
This brief presentation of the education system in Indonesia was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Italy
This brief presentation of the education system in Italy was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre- school [...]

Bosnia and Herzegovina
This brief presentation of the education system in Bosnia and Herzegowina was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" ( Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

England; Wales; United Kingdom
This brief presentation of the education system in England and Wales was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, [...]

Argentina
This brief presentation of the education system in Argentina was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Belgium
This brief presentation of the education system in Belgium was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Iran
This brief presentation of the education system in Iran was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school education, [...]

Croatia
This brief presentation of the education system in Croatia was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Netherlands
This brief presentation of the education system in the Netherlands was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Norway
This brief presentation of the education system in Norway was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Portugal
This brief presentation of the education system in Portugal was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Scotland; United Kingdom
This brief presentation of the education system in Scotland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Switzerland
This brief presentation of the education system in Switzerland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Slovenia
This brief presentation of the education system in Slovenia was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Spain
This brief presentation of the education system in Spain was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Ukraine
This brief presentation of the education system in the Ukraine was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Cyprus
This brief presentation of the education system in Cyprus was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Latvia
This brief presentation of the education system in Latvia was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Hungary
This brief presentation of the education system in Hungary was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" (Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

French Polynesia
The homepages provides links to full text information about the education system, the Ministry and its departments, the education law, school statistics, the schools and teachers. The text ("Mot du Ministre" on the homepage is a presentation of the education policy.

Portugal
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Lithuania
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Ireland
This brief presentation of the education system in Ireland was taken from the "Wörterbuch der Pädagogik" ( Dictionary of Pedagogy/ Edition 2000) by kind permission of the publishers Taschenbuch Verlag. After providing general information on the country an overview on the education system is given referring to the following areas: educational administration, pre-school [...]

Tajikistan; Uzebekistan; Asia
This is the summarized version of a report by Ralph Kuehn to the Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, Stuttgart (autumn 1997). The expert investigates possibilities of cooperation with German partners. His message reads: Higher education and science in Uzbekistan und Tadshikistan have not changed since the declaration of independence in 199, particularly in view of organization and [...]

Syria
Website of the Syrian Ministry of Education, only avaliable in Arabic. There is also a website for the Ministry of Higher Education, which is also only available in Arabic.

Oman
the well structured website, which is partially still under construction offers access to the following links: structure of the education system, basic education, training and examinations. The English version is also availible.

Slovenia
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Slovak Republic
The website offers the respective country description taken from the following three publications: ´National System Overviews´: This series gives a brief but effective overview of the education systems in 31 countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Updated twice a year, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. [...]

Singapore
This site of the Education Ministry provides overviews of the education system in Singapore concerning the levels which are characterized through the above key words. The homepage also has navigation buttons for programmes, educational institutions, examinations and syllabuses, resources.

Singapore; Singapore
At the bottom of the homepage there is a bar of pictures: by clicking "study" a site is provided with information about studying and studying conditions, financing, fees and scholarships and international schools in Singapore. The link "Centre of educational excellence" provides short descriptions of the country's universities (partly with links); "Overview of education" shows [...]

South-East Asia; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Myanmar; Timor-Leste; Vietnam
The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) was established in November 1965 as a chartered international organization whose purpose is to promote cooperation in education, science and culture in the Southeast Asian region. This website provides information on activities of the SEAMEO Secretariat (SEAMES) which administers a variety of programmes on behalf [...]

Cambodia
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Cambodia. It is offered by the SEAMEO ( Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Singapore
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Singapore. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Philippines
This full text provides basic information on the education system of the Philippines. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Myanmar
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Myanmar. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Laos
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Laos. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 10 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Thailand
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Thailand. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Brunei Darussalam
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Brunei Darussalam. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.

Malaysia
This full text provides basic information on the education system of Malaysia. It is offered by the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) comprising 11 Member States of this region. The presentation includes a chart showing the structure of the education system from pre-school education to higher education.