Education and Literacy Landscape of Australia
Australia is one of the developed nations in Oceania. It’s one of the top performers among OECD countries. Worldwide knowledge and skills of Australian human resources are recognized. According to OECD the knowledge and skills of Australian fifteen year old ranks third best in the world. The Australian institutions and industries continuously evolve by focusing on research and innovations. Australian inventions make headlines more than often.
Credit for growth of Australia for obvious reasons goes to education system. Here normally all children completes 12 year of school education. Enrollment for higher education, technical education, vocational programs and professional certifications is also significant. The Australian education system provides primary, secondary and tertiary education. School education is similar across all of Australia with only minor variations between states and territories. School education (primary and secondary) is compulsory between the ages of six and sixteen (Year 1 to Year 9 or 10). For exclusive details see Education System of Australia