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DefinitionInternationally mobile students are individuals who have physically crossed an international border between two countries with the objective to participate in educational activities in the...
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DefinitionEducational expenditure in public institutions from all sources of funding disaggregated by type of expenditure (current, capital), or by nature of spending (all staff compensation,...
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DefinitionAge at which students would enter a given programme or level of education assuming they start at the official entrance age for the lowest level of education, study full-time throughout and...
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DefinitionNumber of years that a given education level is designed to last as defined in a country’s regulations or laws.Source definitionUNESCO Institute for StatisticsPurposeTo help determine the...
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DefinitionThe annual period stipulated in national instruction laws, when sessions of an educational institution begin and end. This period could be within a calendar year or overlap two calendar...
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DefinitionNumber of persons at the age defined in a country’s regulations or laws to attend a given grade or level of education in that country. This number is determined based on the official...
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DefinitionTotal general (local, regional and central) government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers), in millions PPP$ (at purchasing power parity). It includes expenditure...
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UIS Glossary Education
08/10/2020
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