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The prevalence of bullying varies considerably across Europe ...

„The prevalence of bullying varies considerably across Europe. Lithuania, Belgium, Estonia, Austria and Latvia are some of the countries with relatively high victimisation rates between around 20 % and 30 %, compared to the lower rates of Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Croatia, Italy and Spain below 10 %.“

NESET (Hrsg.), „How to Prevent and Tackle Bullying and School Violence“ (2017), S. 6

 

Immigrants who have lived in the host country for more than five years ...

„In almost all countries (except Austria, Estonia and Greece), immigrants who have lived in the host country for more than five years are more proficient in literacy than those who have recently arrived. The difference between the two groups is particularly marked in the Nordic countries, where many immigrants need time to acquire language skills, and where comprehensive integration policies will have helped immigrants who have stayed in the country for longer to overcome any initial difficulties.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „Why are immigrants less proficient in literacy than native-born adults?“ (2017), S. 3

 

Europas PISA-2015-Sieger ...

„While 15 year-olds in Estonia do very well in international assessments, the percentage of students who feel happy at school, however, is one of the lowest among OECD countries.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „OECD Reviews of School Resources – Estonia“ (2016), S. 65

 

Privately-run schools receive public funding on the same terms as public schools ...

Estland: „Privately-run schools receive public funding on the same terms as public schools and can also charge tuition fees. They can also return profits to owners. The decision to provide private schools with public funds is designed to increase the amount of school choice in the education system.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „OECD Reviews of School Resources – Estonia“ (2016), S. 120

 

Average class size ...

Estland: „In 2013-14, the average primary class had 18.4 students, the average lower secondary class had 17.9 students and the average upper secondary class had 23.9 students.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „OECD Reviews of School Resources – Estonia“ (2016), S. 166

 

37 % of 15-year-old Estonian students in a school that considered students’ records of academic performance for admission ...

„In the PISA 2012 sample, 37 % of 15-year-old Estonian students were in a school that always considered students’ records of academic performance for admission to the school, which is around the OECD average of 39 %.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „OECD Reviews of School Resources – Estonia“ (2016), S. 168

 

More than one in three 15 year-olds are in an academically selective school ...

Estland: „More than one in three 15 year-olds are in an academically selective school whose principal reported that at least students’ records of academic performance or recommendations of feeder schools is always considered for admission.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „OECD Reviews of School Resources – Estonia“ (2016), S. 64

 

Rich offer of extracurricular activities in most schools ...

Estland: „Most schools provide a rich offer of extracurricular activities in the large majority of municipalities.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „OECD Reviews of School Resources – Estonia“ (2016), S. 81