Education is a very important aspect of a countries growth, the more educated a population is, the more productive and skilled they become. Countries with a highly educated population enjoy high growth rates. Some countries don’t have proper education systems. This affects the future generations. There are various education systems in the world. Some are still improving while some are very advanced. Further, due to differences in culture, languages and society, there are variations in education systems. Due to this people may have different ideas about certain things. This doesn’t mean that one is wrong but that the perspective isn’t the same.  Similarly, some countries are ahead in technology and may teach newer things to in their education system compared to a country that is a little behind. Here’s a list of the best education systems in the world.

South Korea

South Korea’s capital, Seoul is the fifth largest economy in the world. It is also the seventh most sustainable city in the world. South Korea is a highly developed country with a population of 51 million. Similarly, the country has a highly skilled and educated workforce. South Korea is a top performing country in reading, math. Science and has the world’s most educated labor force. Education is regarded as a high priority in South Korean society and it holds a cultural and social status. Having a budget surplus, the country spends 4.7% of its GDP on education. Nearly 80% of South Korean high school graduates enter University.


Japan is a highly developed country with a high growth rate. Similar to South Korea, Japan has a highly skilled and educated workforce. The country is highly technologically advance as well. The Japanese are also known for their healthy lifestyle and has the highest life expectancy in the world. Following the end of world war two, the education system played a large role in the growth and recovery of the country. The more highly educated the individual is, the less likely they to find themselves unemployed. Especially those who have educated themselves in the field of sciences and engineering, greatly benefitting the high-tech industries in the country. More than 75.9% of high school graduates enter university.


Singapore being a small country with a population of 5 million has a highly skilled workforce. The country has the 3rd highest GDP per capita and considered to be the most technology ready and most competitive country in the world. The country developed based on external trade and the workforce. Singapore students excel in many areas such as math, science and reading. Further, Singapore students have a much higher pass rate than other countries. The country has 5 polytechnics and 6 public universities with 2 being among the top 2 universities in the world.