Teachers' teaching and working time
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This dataset presents internationally comparable data on teaching and working time of (full-time) teachers in public institutions at pre-primary, primary and general (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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Etienne ALBISER (etienne.albiser@oecd.org).
Michael JACOBS (michael.jacobs@oecd.org)

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12 September 2017

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School year
Data should refer to the school year Y/Y+1 (for example 2014/2015) or in the case of Southern Hemisphere countries, Y+1 (2015).

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Yearly

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Annual data

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Levels of education refer to the International standard Classification of Educaiton (ISCED) 2011.

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Statutory teaching time is defined as the scheduled number of 60-minute hours per year that a full-time teacher teaches a group or class of students as set by policy, teachers’ contracts of employment or other official documents.
Technical notes are available in Annex 3 of

Teachers' teaching and working timeAbstract

This dataset presents internationally comparable data on teaching and working time of (full-time) teachers in public institutions at pre-primary, primary and general (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.

Data source(s) used

Data on teachers' teaching and working time are from the OECD-INES Survey on Teachers and the Curriculum.
For more information see

Education_at_a_Glancehttp://www.oecd.org/edu/eag.htm
Source Periodicity

Yearly

Periodicity

Yearly

Reference period

Annual data

Date last updated

12 September 2017

Contact person

Etienne ALBISER (etienne.albiser@oecd.org).
Michael JACOBS (michael.jacobs@oecd.org)

Other data characteristics

School year
Data should refer to the school year Y/Y+1 (for example 2014/2015) or in the case of Southern Hemisphere countries, Y+1 (2015).

Classification(s) used

Levels of education refer to the International standard Classification of Educaiton (ISCED) 2011.

Recommended uses and limitations

Statutory teaching time is defined as the scheduled number of 60-minute hours per year that a full-time teacher teaches a group or class of students as set by policy, teachers’ contracts of employment or other official documents.
Technical notes are available in Annex 3 of

Education_at_a_Glancehttp://www.oecd.org/edu/eag.htm
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