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 49 - 54 of 301 for education tag
Expenditure on school books and teaching materials, on ancillary services and on administration and other activities.
Current expenditure other than for staff compensation expressed as a percentage of direct expenditure in public educational institutions (instructional ...
Design, planning and sequencing of teaching and learning processes. It includes a statement of purpose, contents, activities and learning practices, as ...
Particular point on the score scale of a test, such that scores at, below and above it are interpreted differently.
Process of entering data in a database system, particularly when the data collection was not computer-assisted.
Process of assigning numerical values to responses that are originally in a given format such as numerical, text, audio or video. The main objective is ...
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