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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Results 19 - 24 of 139 for communication & information tag
Computers used by non-teaching staff to assist with school management. Such usage may include record-keeping or data processing and analysis of registration ...
Computers used by pupils and teachers to support course delivery or independent teaching and learning needs. This may include: • Activities using computers ...
Computing course refer to the instruction of system design, computer programming, coding, data processing, networks, operating systems, and software development ...
Content, in the form of single programs or the entire schedule provided by television channels for viewers via their mobile phone.
Occurs when one company operates in more than one media sector (e.g. Television channels or licenses and newspapers).
Expenditure for educational goods and services consumed within the current year and which would have to be renewed if needed in the following year.