Features of education development indicators formation

Ivan Ryabokon


Introduction. The article analyzes certain structural indicators which characterize education development in different countries of the world according to Eurostat, national education systems, and international university rankings. Levels of education according to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), as a comprehensive statistical description of national education systems developed by UNESCO, are also considered. Indicators of the quality of education used by a number of agencies for education quality assurance are reviewed.

Purpose. The purpose of the article is to study modern features of quality of education indicators formation, taking into account the latest trends in the market of educational services.

Method (methodology). The methodological basis of the research is scientific works on the current state and peculiarities of education development indicators’ formation in the world. Dialectical, systemic and synergistic approaches and methods of general scientific knowledge: comparison, analysis and synthesis, induction and deduction, were used at all stages of the research.

Results. The complex of structural indicators and levels of education characterizing the development of education in different countries of the world is based on the existing methods of Eurostat, national education systems, international university ratings, which are the basis for ensuring the quality of education. Levels of education in most countries of the world do not have significant differences, despite the peculiarities inherent in each country, they reflect the development of the education system throughout life. This educational system includes all age groups of the population. The indicators characterizing the higher education development are the basis for external quality assurance according to the agreed approach in the European area of higher education according to the relevant standards. According to current global trends in the higher education development, it is possible to distinguish the directions of higher education system decentralization, autonomy of higher education institutions, and strengthening of entrepreneurial component in higher education system. The purpose of further research is structuring and improvement of education development indicators and the formation of their integral system in the context of ensuring sustainable development.


education; development indicators; institutions of higher education; agencies for education quality assurance; education financing formulas

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.35774/econa2022.03.063

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