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„Education at a Glance“: Austria Falls Behind

Published: September 13, 2011; 16:28 · (Vindobona)

According to the study of the OECD, Austria has a slightly rising level of graduates. Nevertheless, the difference to the OECD average is still substantial.

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In spite of a rising graduate quota, Austria has still large deficits in the education level. Austria records 19% graduates at the age of 25 to 69. This is significantly below the average of OECD-countries (30%). In 1997, Austria´s percentage was 11%, the OECD-average was 20%. But in the past, most OECD-countries pushed a dynamic expansion of the higher education. By contrast, Austria…

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