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National student fee and support systems 2013/14

- National student fee and support systems - 2013/14: en

- Highlights - 2013/14: frde

 

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This new Eurydice report provides a detailed overview of the national public fee and support systems in place across European countries. The report contains key points which enable readers to have a good overall understanding of the topic while the national diagrams aim to show the main characteristics of each system.

 


Education Budgets in Europe 2013

- National Sheets on Education Budgets in Europe - 2013: en

 

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Investment in education is a priority area in the Europe 2020 strategy. However, the lack of recent information on public investment in education in Europe makes it difficult to monitor and discuss this topic, to pinpoint the factors explaining changes to educational investments, and to analyse recent reforms undertaken by countries within their budgetary framework. Therefore, Eurydice has produced the National Sheets on Education Budgets in Europe – 2013, which provide the most recent data on planned education expenditure in European countries. National education budgets are presented by type of expenditure and level of education. The publication makes it possible to identify changes in education budgets between 2012 and 2013. Moreover, the national sheets address the reasons for changes in the budgets.

 


School and academic calendars 2013/14

- The organisation of the academic year in higher education - 2013/14: en

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The organisation of the academic year in higher education - 2013/14:This annually updated publication shows how the academic year is structured (beginning of the year, term times, holidays and examination periods) for each country in the Network. Where times may vary depending on types of (university or non-university) study programme, this is also indicated.



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Organisation of school time in Europe (Primary and general secondary education) - 2013/14:
en

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This publication indicates the dates at which the school year begins and the occurrence of holidays holidays for each country of the Network. Regional variations are also indicated where applicable.


Structure of European education systems 2013/14

- The structure of the European education systems 2013/14: schematic diagrams: de en fr

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- Diagrams providing an overview of the educational structure for mainstream schooling in Europe.


Compulsory education in Europe 2013/14

- A table representing the duration of compulsory education (full-time and part-time) in Europe: en


Recommended annual taught time in full-time compulsory education in Europe

A report targeting the recommended compulsory curriculum by grades/stages for full-time compulsory education:

- 2012/13 en

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The Eurydice data collection on taught time targets recommended compulsory curriculum by grades/stages for full-time compulsory education. The taught time presented in the national figures corresponds to the most common general education programme in the country concerned. It includes the time spent by a student in receiving instruction on all the subjects integrated in the compulsory core or compulsory flexible curriculum in the school premises or in out-of school activities which are formal part of the programme.

The report presents both data by subject and country as annual compulsory taught time in hours of 60 minutes per grade bearing in mind the number of taught days and weeks per year as well as the number and length of the class periods.


Teachers' and School Heads' Salaries and Allowances in Europe, 2012/13

- a data collection and comparative study targeting teachers' and school heads' salaries: de en fr

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This annual Eurydice report contains national descriptions and a comparative overview on teachers and school heads' salaries in Europe. The report covers full-time, fully qualified teachers and school heads at pre-primary, primary, lower secondary and upper secondary education levels. Main topics covered in the report include:

  • Decision-making bodies responsible for fixing teachers' salaries;
  • Salaries in the private sector;
  • Minimum and maximum statutory salaries relative to GDP per capita and in relation to actual salaries (comprised of statutory salaries plus allowances);
  • Salary progression in relation to experience;
  • Latest increase/decrease in teachers purchasing power and the effect of the economic crisis;
  • Different types of allowances and the decision –making bodies responsible for their allocation.

 

 


TESE - Multilingual Thesaurus on Education Systems in Europe

- The thesaurus for education systems in Europe - 2009 edition

  • TESE information in brief: enfrpl

 

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