National summary sheets on education systems in Europe and ongoing reforms


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European Commission. Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
European Education Information Network (EURYDICE)


This series describes very briefly the education systems in each of 31 European countries, from pre-primary level to higher education. Regularly updated, it also provides information on ongoing reforms and debate in the field of education. The general structure of each national description is similar to allow for easy comparison. Part one, ‘Description of education system’ describes: education population and language of instruction; administrative control and extent of public-sector funded education; pre-primary education; compulsory education; upper secondary and post-secondary...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Brussels, Belgium: EURYDICE, 2009

Physical description: various pagings

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Statement of responsibility: Eurydice

Available country summary sheets are provided below. The latest information on national education systems may be found at:

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 97.904

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