The UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*).

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Ability to mobilise and use internal resources such as knowledge, skills and attitude, as well as external resources such as databases, colleagues, peers, libraries, instruments etc., to solve specific problems efficiently in real life situations.


Capacité à mobiliser et à exploiter des ressources internes telles que les connaissances, les aptitudes et les comportements, ainsi que des ressources externes telles que des bases de données, des collègues, des pairs, des bibliothèques, des instruments etc., en vue de résoudre efficacement des problèmes spécifiques dans des situations réelles.


Habilidad para movilizar y utilizar recursos tales como conocimientos, destrezas y actitud, además de recursos externos tales como bases de datos, colegas, pares, bibliotecas, instrumentos, etc., para resolver problemas específicos en situaciones de la vida real en forma eficiente.