Education Indicators in Focus

2226-7077 (online)
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Education Indicators in Focus is a recurring series of briefs that highlight specific indicators in OECD’s Education at a Glance that are of particular interest to policy makers and practitioners. They provide a detailed look into current issues in pre-primary, primary and secondary education, higher education, and adult outcomes from a global perspective, and contain an engaging mix of text, tables and charts that describe the international context of the most pressing questions in education policy and practice.
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Who really bears the cost of education?

How the burden of education expenditure shifts from the public to the private sector You or your institution have access to this content

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04 Dec 2017
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Despite the obvious benefits derived from education, governments face difficult trade-offs when balancing the share of public and private contributions to education. 

Understanding how private expenditure is sourced, through public transfers or through private funds, can make a difference in enabling access to education and provide insights into how the cost of education shifts between public and private sources of funding over time.
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