Non-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-related administrative, advisory or professional services to other educational institutions, although they do not enrol students themselves. Examples include national, state, and provincial ministries or departments of education; other bodies that administer education at various levels of government or analogous bodies in the private sector; and organizations that provide such education-related services as vocational or psychological counselling, placement, testing, financial aid to students, curriculum development, educational research, building operations and maintenance services, transportation of students, and student meals and housing.