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 31 - 36 of 139 for communication & information tag
Programmes that are produced by companies (broadcasters or commissioned producers) located in the country and specifically targeted to the domestic population  ...
Electronic collections of pedagogical material (e.g. e-books, scientific journals, databases, virtual laboratories and educational software) to which educational ...
Entities that provide either educational core or peripheral goods and services to individuals and other educational institutions. Educational institutions ...
Regularly and readily available sources of power (e.g. grid/mains connection, wind, water, solar and fuel-powered generator, etc.) that enable the adequate ...
Individualized user name for each learner or teacher with a domain (or host name). From a statistical perspective, only educational institutions that have ...
Learners who are enrolled in a grade in which the official school curriculum prescribes the use of computer or Internet laboratories for ICT-assisted instruction ...