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 37 - 42 of 301 for education tag
Number of years or age span during which children are legally obliged to attend school.
Method of administering tests that adapts the choice of items to respondents’ levels of attainment, as determined by previous responses. A CAT model is ...
Digital version of a paper-pencil test, which aims to facilitate data processing and reduce the likelihood of human error when compiling a database.
Hypothesised unobservable or mental trait that is used to explain individuals’ performance on an assessment. It is only measured trough observations or ...
Texts that are formed by sentences organised into paragraphs. Examples of continuous texts include newspapers, reports, essays, novels, short stories, ...
Sample units are only selected if they can be accessed easily and conveniently. This is a non-probability sampling method.