Furthermore, it can enable indigenous communities to “reclaim and revalue their languages and cultures, and in so doing, improve the educational success of indigenous students.” In most contemporary educational systems of the world, secondary education comprises the formal education that occurs during adolescence. In the United States, Canada, and Australia, primary and secondary education together are sometimes referred to as K-12 education, and in New Zealand Year 1–13 is used. The purpose of secondary education can be to give common knowledge, to ensure literacy, to prepare for higher education, or to train directly in a profession.
- Every child deserves a great education and the life chances which flow from it.
- It provides information on the structure, finances and performance of education systems across OECD countries and partner economies.
- The category ISCED 5 is reserved for short-cycle courses of requiring degree level study.
- Research has found that education is the strongest