Facts About Education in Australia

Education in Australia

If you want to sum up everything that makes education system in Australia stand out from other education systems in the world, here are top 10 facts for your consideration.

  1. There is no distinctive middle school sector in Australia. It means that after graduation from primary school, pupils in Australia go directly to high school.
  2. The tertiary education sector in Australia differs much from other countries. It is divided into two sectors: higher education sector provided by universities and Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector provided by Registered Training Organizations (RTOs) such as institutes of Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and private colleges.
  3. Though Australia has a population of only 23 million people, the country is considered to be the third most desirable destination for international students from all across the world.
  4. Australia opens a lot of educational opportunities for its students. There are about 22,000 courses available in the country provided by 1,100 educational institutions.
  5. Teachers in Australia are highly-qualified professionals. If a student has any questions or problems concerning their study, teachers are available to contact whenever needed, even outside their working hours.
  6. Education System in Australia is ranked 8th in the world. Though the system of education in this country is ranked ahead of such countries as Japan, Germany, Finland and Netherlands, it is ranked 3rd among English-speaking countries.
  7. Australia provides its students with everything they need to get the best education. 5 out of 30 world-best student cities are situated in Australia.When it comes to higher education, the country offers 7 out of 100 best universities in the world, including top-ranked university programs in the fields of Arts and Humanities, Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health, Engineering and Technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.
  8. If you have any doubts about the efficiency of the education system in Australia, you have to know that Australia is a homeland of 15 Nobel Prize laureates.
  9. The education system in Australia is known for its high impact in research. Australian discoveries help people from all around the world. Penicillin, IVF, Ultrasound, WiFi, Bionic Ear, Cervical Cancer Vaccine and the Black Box were discovered exactly in Australia.
  10. Australian government promotes educational success in the country. It offers affordable tuition fees, as well as invests about $200 million for international scholarship annually.
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