Teachers' teaching and working time
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This dataset presents internationally comparable data on teaching and working time of (full-time) teachers and school heads in public institutions at pre-primary, primary and general and vocational (lower and upper) secondary education.
Data refer to formal statutory requirements and also cover actual teaching time. Teaching and working time are displayed by level of education.

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Data on teachers' teaching and working time are from the 2019 OECD-INES Survey on Working Time of Teachers and School Heads.

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Bibliographic citation:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: OECD Education Statistics(2020 Edition). UK Data Service. https://doi.org/10.5257/oecd/educ/2020

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Teachers' teaching and working timeAbstract

This dataset presents internationally comparable data on teaching and working time of (full-time) teachers and school heads in public institutions at pre-primary, primary and general and vocational (lower and upper) secondary education.
Data refer to formal statutory requirements and also cover actual teaching time. Teaching and working time are displayed by level of education.

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Data on teachers' teaching and working time are from the 2019 OECD-INES Survey on Working Time of Teachers and School Heads.

Direct source

Bibliographic citation:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: OECD Education Statistics(2020 Edition). UK Data Service. https://doi.org/10.5257/oecd/educ/2020

Reference period

Data for 2000 then 2005-2019 and Latest available year

Date last updated

9th July 2021

Other data characteristics

Further detail as to the methodology used during the data collection for each indicator, the references to the sources and the specific notes for each country are available in Annex 3 of Education at a glance.

Annex 3 - Education at a glancehttps://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/education/education-at-a-glance-2020_69096873-en
Key statistical concept

Detailed presentation and explanation of the ISCED 2011 classification and Key statistical concepts, definitions and methodologies underlying the indicators are available in the OECD Handbook for Internationally Comparative Education Statistics

OECD Handbook for Internationally Comparative Education Statistics 2018https://doi.org/10.1787/9789264304444-en