User manual for the implementation of the new UIS ICT in education global survey.
Statistical unit of the Ministry of Education or, alternatively, national statistical office.
Programmable electronic device that can store, retrieve and process data, as well as share information in a highly-structured manner. It performs high-speed mathematical or logical operations according to a set of instructions or algorithms. Computers include the following types: • Desktop computer usually remains fixed in one place; normally the user is placed in front of it, behind the keyboard; • Laptop computer is small enough to carry and usually enables the same tasks as a desktop computer; it includes notebooks and netbooks but does not include tablets and similar handheld devices; and • Tablet (or similar handheld computer) is a computer that is integrated into a flat touch screen, operated by touching the screen rather than using a physical keyboard.