NEWS BRIEFS

Slovakia excels in education

SLOVAKIA's 25-64 year-olds rank fourth highest in terms of completing secondary education among the member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a survey showed.

The survey, carried out by the OECD, showed that 88 percent of US citizens between 25 and 64 have received secondary education, which puts the country in first place among OECD members.

The OECD has 30 member states and has an active relationship with about 70 other countries around the world.

In Switzerland, 87 percent of people have secondary education, followed by Norway and the Czech Republic, each of which has 86 percent of its population having received secondary education. Slovakia is fourth with 85 percent, followed by Japan with 83 percent.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Storm transforms into Gale. More judges and an influential businessman detained

The police raid related to corruption in Bratislava courts.

Businessman Zoroslav Kollár (l) was brought to NAKA.

Senate voted STU rector down. Police called to the uni as well

The session of the Academic Senate proposed that Rector Fikar be dismissed.

Miroslav Fikar

Dozens of people die of COVID every day. A drop not expected for at least two weeks

People who would otherwise survive may die of other serious diagnoses due to the epidemic.

Illustrative stock photo