Instructional educational institution

Source definition

Manual of instruction - Survey of Formal Education.

Data source

Statistical unit of the Ministry of Education or, alternatively, national statistical office.


Institution that provides education as its main purpose, such as a school, college, university or training centre. Such institutions are normally accredited or sanctioned by the relevant national education authorities or equivalent authorities. Educational institutions may also be operated by private organizations, such as religious bodies, special interest groups or private educational and training enterprises, both for profit and non-profit.