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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Education and training (cultural)

Education is not considered in its entirety, but only when it is a means of transmission of cultural values or cultural skills.
Source Definition
UIS, 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics, 2009.

Éducation et formation (culturelle)

Education n'est pas considérée dans son ensemble mais seulement l’éducation en tant que moyen de transmission de valeurs ou de savoir-faire.
Source de la définition
ISU, Cadre de l’UNESCO pour les statistiques culturelles 2009, 2009.

Educación y Capacitación (cultural)

Educación no ésta considerada en su globalidad, sino, sólo cuando ésta constituye un medio de transmisión de valores o habilidades culturales.
Fuente(s) de la definición
UIS, Marco de Estadísticas Culturales de la UNESCO de 2009, 2009.