Opening Education Data

Extracted 07SEP2011 from

EdStats, the World Bank's free database for global education statistics, has launched EdStats StatPlanet -- an exciting new data visualization and mapping dashboard for exploring country, regional and global performance on 19 key education indicators through interactive, animated world maps, charts and tables...

EdStats' use of StatPlanet helps bring World Bank education data into the modern age with colorful, user-friendly navigation and "pop up" bubbles that display information as you scroll. With a time-lapse "play" button and a Google maps-like functionality that allows you to zoom, grab and highlight


Gary Riccio

As a partner and as a consultant, I deliver value by identifying, aggregating, and developing previously undervalued assets--people and systems, internal and external, public and private, scientific and technical--for exceptional impact.