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Professional Development: Participation rates and financial cost


Participation rates and financial cost

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Table 6. Participation rates and reported personal financial cost of professional development activity undertaken by lower secondary education teachers in the 12 months prior to the survey, by education system: 2013 (NOTE: this is a 2-part table. See Part 1 | Part 2)
Education system Undertook some professional development activities in the previous 12 months1 Undertook some professional development activities in the previous 12 months without any type of support2
Percent (S.E.) Percent (S.E.)
Australia 96.6 (0.48) 1.2 ! (0.38)
Brazil 91.5 (0.49) 14.7   (0.90)
Bulgaria 85.2 (1.09) 1.4   (0.31)
Chile 71.7 (1.77) 11.2   (1.09)
Croatia 96.8 (0.33) 1.3   (0.24)
Cyprus 89.1 (0.75) 4.7   (0.71)
Czech Republic 82.5 (1.02) 2.3   (0.43)
Denmark 86.4 (1.15) 1.5   (0.33)
Estonia 93.0 (0.52) 0.4 ! (0.14)
Finland 79.3 (1.04) 4.1   (0.52)
France 76.4 (0.89) 2.7   (0.36)
Iceland 91.1 (0.78) 2.6   (0.57)
Israel 91.1 (0.63) 10.0   (0.66)
Italy 75.4 (0.91) 9.5   (0.79)
Japan 83.2 (0.76) 6.7   (0.60)
Korea, Republic of 91.4 (0.61) 7.5   (0.61)
Latvia 96.1 (0.60) 2.1   (0.46)
Malaysia 96.6 (0.45) 0.3 ! (0.13)
Mexico 95.6 (0.43) 10.0   (0.75)
Netherlands 93.2 (0.56) 2.5   (0.55)
Norway 87.0 (0.88) 2.5   (0.40)
Poland 93.7 (0.67) 7.8   (0.65)
Portugal 88.5 (0.66) 28.6   (1.14)
Romania 83.3 (1.22) 20.9   (1.09)
Serbia 92.9 (0.54) 5.5   (0.61)
Singapore 98.0 (0.26) 0.2 ! (0.08)
Slovak Republic 73.3 (1.02) 6.8   (0.93)
Spain 84.3 (1.04) 10.5   (0.68)
Sweden 83.4 (1.04) 1.6   (0.33)
Abu Dhabi-United Arab Emirates 92.0 (1.33) 1.7   (0.33)
Alberta-Canada 97.7 (0.42) 1.1   (0.25)
Belgium-Flemish 88.2 (0.85) 2.4   (0.34)
England-United Kingdom 91.7 (0.74) 0.8 ! (0.25)
International average3 88.4 (0.15) 5.7   (0.10)
United States 95.2 (0.79) 1.7   (0.48)
See notes at end of table.