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 295 - 300 of 302 for education tag
Education that is designed for learners to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies specific to a particular occupation or trade or class of occupations ...
Sample units volunteer their services for the study. This is a non-probability sampling method.
Please see Regional average
Sample specific participation rate that accounts for the weight of each individual who participated to the survey.
Мeals and accommodation, transport and medical services for students.
Estimated average number of pupil-years spent by students from a given cohort who graduate from a given cycle or level of education, taking into account ...