Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)


Non-profit entity that consists of learners’ parents (or their legal guardians), teachers and other administrative school staff. The aim of a PTA is usually to promote participation of parents (or guardians) in school-level decision making and sponsor or facilitate fundraising initiatives for supplemental educational materials.

Data source

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

Source definition

UIS Guide to measuring information and communication technologies (ICT) in education.