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Education By the Numbers


1.23 billion students in pre-k to high school
170 million students in higher education

There are 1.4 BILLION students on Earth
65.2 MILLION educators globally
9.2 million faculty in higher ed.
56 million teachers in pre-k to high school
35 million Pre-kindergarten through grade 8
18.5 million College& University
5.8 million Private schools
14.8 million Grade 9-12
3.7 million full-time elementary and secondary school teachers in the US
3.2 million public school teachers
.5 million Private school teachers

Microsoft Global Programs
Partners in Learning: Learn more about Microsoft's global education program that has reached more than 192 million students, educators and schools to enhance the role of technology in learning

Live@edu: Join more than 10,000 schools around the world that have enrolled in Microsoft's cloud-based e-mail, calendar and collaboration services, all at no cost.

74.1 MILLION students in the US

13,900 public school districts in the US containing about 99,000 public schools

% of jobs requiring some technology skills
50% Today ------------- 77% Next Decade

25% of high school students in the US fail to graduate on time

The amount high school dropouts, from the Class of 2006-2007, cost in lost wages taxes, and productivity over their lifetimes.

That’s enough money to buy
13 Windows 7 Netbook PCs
for every student in the United States.

How many college undergraduates are currently pursuing degrees in science or engineering?
<15% of US College Undergraduates
>30% in India
>40% in China

Microsoft IT Academies: Learn tech skills throughout one of the 6,000 programes that have provided training to more than 6,00,000 students globally.

DreamSpark: Receive free access to Microsoft's professional developer, designer, and gaming software.

Imagine Cup: Gain experience in the world's premier student technology competition to solve problems in education, healthcare and environmental sustainability.

Students to Business: Get connected to entry-level internship positions with Microsoft's partners and customers.

More Women than Men in US Colleges
In 2008 women earned only 18% of all Computer Science degrees

10.5 million 7.9 million 18% 82%
This is a 51% decrease since 1985.

Less than 10% of American engineers are women.

96% of students and 95% of educators worldwide use Windows.
95% of students and 97% of educators worldwide use Microsoft Office.
Office Web Apps provides free online versions of Microsoft Word, Office, PowerPoint and OneNote.

Each year, Americans throw away enough office paper and products to build a 12-FOOT WALL from New York to California

Go Green with Microsoft OneNote, a digital notebook available in Microsoft Office 2010 or free via Office Web Apps.

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Education By the Numbers

shared by admin on Mar 15
It's been said that the US is lagging behind other global superpowers in educating its workforce. This infographic tells you how much is spent on education and which fields are the most popular.




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