International Day of Education

International Day of Education 2023

:In the 2021/22 school year, almost 84% of children of the appropriate age were enrolled in kindergartens in Slovenia. There were 195,414 pupils in basic education, 75,414 pupils in upper secondary education, and 81,715 students in tertiary education.

  • 19 January 2023 at 10:30
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The United Nations General Assembly declared 24 January the International Day of Education with the aim to emphasize the role of education for peace and development. Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility.

How many children, pupils and students participated in education in Slovenia in the 2021/22 school year, how many teaching staff and how many funds were allocated for education, is briefly explained in the video below:


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