Top Of The Class: These Are The Most Highly-Educated Countries In The World

Providing high-quality education is complicated. A school’s quality depends on government funding, teacher experience, course standards, and student culture. As a result, every country’s school system is different. Some nations are not as well-educated as others.

Does your home country provide quality education? You may be surprised–some countries’ classes are so advanced that 99% of their population is literate. Other nations supply a successful education, but their students still struggle because of the pressure. Learn which countries have the best schools in the world.

Most People Go To College In Canada

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In 2020, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) analyzed every country’s education system. They graded nations based on the number of adults who completed a two-year or four-year tertiary degree. By this standard, Canada is the most educated country in the world.

Education is a high priority in Canada, and it receives federal funding. Over 56% of Canadians have a college degree. Around 34% have completed a master’s or Ph.D. as well. Of the 90% of Canadians who have a high school degree, many attended vocational schools that trained them for careers.