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The process by which societies deliberately transmit their accumulated information, knowledge, understanding, attitudes, values, skills, competencies and behaviours across generations. It involves communication designed to bring about learning.
Access resource, available in EnglishAs national education systems vary in terms of structure and curricular content, it can be difficult to benchmark performance across countries over time or monitor progress towards national and international goals. In order to understand and properly interpret the inputs, processes and outcomes of education systems from a global perspective, it is vital to ensure that data are comparable. This can be done by applying the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), the standard framework used to categorise and report cross-nationally comparable education statistics.
Education is understood here to mean learning that is deliberate, intentional, purposeful and organized.
The gradual process by which a person gains knowledge and understanding through learning.
Access resource, available in English;ArabicGlossary requested by the Ministry of labour of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan – as part of its activities to foster capacity building. It was assisted in this task by the International Training Centre (ILO, Turin). The International Training Centre worked in collaboration with the local expert Ahmed Mustafa. The expert was responsible for the coordination of the project, ensuring constant communication and collaboration between the concerned authorities in Jordan, especially the following:
Broadly speaking, education refers to any act or experience that has a formative effect on an individual's mind, character, or physical ability. In its technical sense, education is the formal process by which society, through schools, colleges, universities and other institutions, deliberately transmits its cultural heritage and its accumulated knowledge, values and skills to the next generation.
Access resource, available in EnglishThe Glossary contains short definitions of all terms used in 'Statistics Explained'. Statistics Explained is:
(1) The process of imparting awareness, knowledge, skills and attitudes or behaviors;
(2) the field of study concerned with teaching and learning. (Definition also used by Queensland government)
Access resource, available in EnglishThe Egyptian TVET expert Moustafa Wahba developed a glossary based on his own experience as a consultant in TVET.
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