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This guide provides resources for locating descriptions, statistics, and articles about educational systems in countries around the world. This guide may support anyone researching international education, including students interested in the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program.
Global Road Warrior This link opens in a new window
Country profiles including business culture, education systems, social customs, health and medical information, and more.
Created by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the World Factbook provides maps and brief country information (including geography, people, government, economy, communication, transportation, military, and transnational issues).
International Education Statistics
UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Sustainable Development Goals: Education & Literacy
Choose a country of interest to find statistics about the education system, participation in education, educational attainment, educational expenditures, literacy rates, and more.
United Nations Statistical Yearbook
Choose Tables -> Part 1: Population and social statistics -> Education to see data about educational enrollment, teaching staff and public expenditure on education.
The World Bank: Education Statistics (EdStats)
View Country at a Glance reports for data about educational enrollment, completion, expenditures, policies and more.
OECD: Education at a Glance
See the Country Notes
for a detailed overview about the educational system for the 35 member countries
of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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