OECD finds that on average, students worldwide attend schools with increased funding, more qualified teachers, and better quality educational materials than before. However, underlying inequities still exist, as access to such resources is different based on the student’s socioeconomic status. Segregation of schools by socioeconomic status remains stable, while segregation by abilities and needs increased in the past decade.
- PISA in Focus 52: How Have Schools Changed over the Past Decade? – Read about global trends in educational resource availability since 2003.
- Are We Getting Returns on Our Investments in Education? – Read OECD’s blog post accompanying PISA in Focus 52.
- PISA in Focus 44: How Is Equity in Resource Allocation Related to Student Performance? – Read about the importance of distributing educational resources equitably.
- Spread the Wealth, Reap the Benefits – Read OECD’s blog post accompanying PISA in Focus 44.