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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Regularly and readily available sources of power (e.g. grid/mains connection, wind, water, solar and fuel-powered generator, etc.) that enable the adequate and sustainable use of ICT infrastructure for educational purposes.
Source Definition
Adapted from Revisions and Additions to the Core List of ICT Indicators – Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development.
Data Source
Statistical unit of the Ministry of Education or, alternatively, national statistical office.


Sources d’énergie régulières et accessibles à tout moment (exemple: centrale électrique, énergie éolienne, hydraulique, solaire, ou groupe électrogène) qui permettent le bon fonctionnement des équipements TIC aux fins d’apprentissage.
Source de la définition
Adaptation de Revisions and Additions to the Core List of ICT Indicators – Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development
Source de données
Unité de statistique du ministère de l’éducation ou office national de statistique.


Fuentes de energía fácilmente accesibles y oportunamente disponibles (p.ej., redes y conexiones eléctricas, eólica, hidráulica, solar, producida por generadores permanentes que funcionan con carburantes, etc.) que permiten el uso adecuado y sostenible de la infraestructura de las TIC con fines educativos.
Fuente(s) de la definición
Adaptación de “Revisions and Additions to the Core List of ICT Indicators” – Asociación para la Medición de las TIC para el Desarrollo.
Fuente(s) de datos
Unidades de estadística de los ministerios, departamentos o dependencias responsables de la educación o, en su defecto, de las oficinas nacionales de estadística.