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(Disadvantaged students) Students who are socio-economically disadvantaged in comparison to their peers. On average, there is an academic performance gap between disadvantaged and advantaged students. Disadvantaged students can lack resources, such as books, computers, easy access to the Internet and help from parents, among others.
A population group at risk of education exclusion as a result of sex, location, poverty, disabiity, ethnicity, language, migration, displacement or other characteristics.
Access resource, available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, ChineseThe UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*). This is a dynamic tool, which is regularly updated by the UIS.
Excluded from social rights or from social life or whose situation is precarious.
Access resource, available in English;27 languages of the EU.This glossary is one output of European Commission project EAC/11/2008, 'Study on European Terminology in Adult Learning for a common language and common understanding and monitoring of the sector'. Two glossaries have been produced in the course of this project. The glossary presented here –the Level 1 glossary –is intended to be a practical reference tool for policy-makers and administrators that will enable better communication between the Member States.[...]
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