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Parliamentary Answers

Jan 19 2017
Number of UK nationals enrolled on an undergraduate degree at a university in another EU country, 2013/14
Nov 7 2016
tuition fees to be paid to UK universities by overseas (a) EU and (b) non-EU students, 2015 - 20
Nov 2 2016
number and proportion of pupils known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals, 2016
May 12 2016
Number of EU domiciled students receiving student support for Higher Education courses, SEE LINK
May 4 2016
Total liability for student debt acquired by non-UK citizens, 2012 - 15
Dec 15 2015
Number of UK students attending universities in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2013
Jan 12 2015
Average estimated apprenticeship programme costs to government (2013/14)
Jan 5 2015
Comparable assessment of the number of 16 to 18 year olds who are not in education, employment or training in (a) the UK and (b) other countries in the EU.
Sep 18 2012
Cost of EU nationals studying at UK higher education institutions, including cost of tuition fee loans.
Jul 4 2012
Number of UK students studying or having studied in EU member states other than the UK, 2000 - 2009; number of students from non-UK EU member states enrolled in UK higher education institutions, 2001/02 - 2010/11,
Nov 3 2010
Estimated number of UK students in higher education studying abroad, 1998 to 2008.
Mar 10 2010
Government funding for Teachers' International Professional Development Programme, 2000 - 2011
Jul 14 2008
EU benchmark on adult participation in lifelong learning
Mar 18 2008
How many UK students studied abroad on ERASMUS programmes in each of the last 10 years.

Statistical First Releases

Dec 7 2010
Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2009: results for England)

Key Reports

Oct 1 2014
Why do East Asian children perform so well in PISA? An investigation of Western-born children of East Asian descent. Institute of Education working paper no 16
Nov 27 2012
The Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills 2011/12
Jun 27 2012
BIS report on the value of overseas trade and investment in education-related activities to the UK economy.
May 12 2012
Ofqual comparison of A levels with international standards
Feb 17 2012
'International Comparison of Computing in Schools' - an analysis of the availability and approach to teaching ICT and computing in schools, including a sample of schools abroad.
Feb 17 2012
The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA): every year three years PISA assesses how far students near the end of complulsory education have acquired some of the knowledge and skills essential for full participation in society. A new survey is due out in 2012.
Jan 1 2012
CFBT Educational charity report on primary language teaching abroad
Dec 1 2011
DfE research analysis of curricula of high-performing jurisdictions, 'in order to inform the development of the new National Curriculum for English, mathematics and science.'
Dec 1 2011
DfE report on international comparison of subject breadth of National Curriculum
Sep 13 2011
Education at a Glance 2011 OECD country comparisons
Jul 15 2011
Institute for Public Policy Research looks at the value of international comparisons
Jul 1 2011
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) report Benchmarking English Schools looks at the pitfalls in comparing education systems internationally.
Nov 24 2010
DfE policy paper - The CASE for Change - evidence to back the government's proposed teaching changes, comparing England's performance with other countries
Nov 18 2010
A report on national curricula in other countries done as part of the review of the National Curriculum
Nov 1 2010
The DfE produced 'The Case for Change' at the same time as its White Paper, looking at some international comparisons.
Aug 1 2010
An NFER international study comparing teaching time required of headteachers
Jul 15 2010
A CfBT report on integrating children's services comparing Britain, US and Norway, focussing particularly on early years
Jan 1 2009
PISA The Programme for International Student Assessment is an internationally standardised assessment that was jointly developed by participating countries and administered to 15-year-olds in schools.

Statistical Volumes

Sep 15 2016
OECD 'Education at a Glance 2016', international data on education systems; section D on schools and teachers

Relevant Web Sites

Jan 20 2013
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation ( UNESCO)
Jan 20 2013
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Jan 20 2013
Organisation for Economic Cooperation (OECD) produces data and reports on international comparisons
Jan 20 2013
Progress in International Reading and Literacy Study (PIRLS)
Jan 20 2013
Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)
Jan 1 2013
The main site of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment, (PISA) a three yearly assessment of fifteen year olds across many countries.
Apr 23 2010
Eurydice at NFER is the unit for England, Wales and Northern Ireland in the European Commission information network on education - Eurydice. The network provides reliable, comparative information on education systems and policies in Europe.
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