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GDP Expenditure

Government Expenditure on Education as % of GDP

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Total general (local, regional and central) government expenditure on education (current, capital, and transfers), expressed as a percentage of GDP. It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government.

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Out of School Children

Rate of Out of School Children

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Number of children of official primary school age who are not enrolled in primary or secondary school, expressed as a percentage of the population of official primary school age. Children enrolled in pre-primary education are excluded and considered out of school.

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Over Age Students

Percentage of pupils enrolled in primary education who are at least 2 years over age for their current grade, both sexes (%)

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Students who are older than the official school age range for the educational programme they are enrolled in.

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Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Year Four students Year Six students
Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Increase or decrease in Year 4 and Year 6, literacy numeracy levels from 2012 to 2015 results (in future for 2018)

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Net Enrolment Rate

Net Enrolment Rate

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Total number of students in the theoretical age group for a given level of education enrolled in that level, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group.

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Gross Enrolment Ratio

Gross Enrolment Ratio

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Number of students enrolled in a given level of education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage of the official school-age population corresponding to the same level of education. For the tertiary level, the population used is the 5-year age group starting from the official secondary school graduation age.

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Primary Completion Rate

Primary Completion Rate

Boys
Girls

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Primary completion rate

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Progression to Secondary School

Progression to Secondary School

Boys
Girls

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Progression to Secondary School

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Transition Rates between Primary and Secondary Education

Transition Rates between Primary and Secondary Education

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Number of students admitted to the first grade of a higher level of education in a given year, expressed as a percentage of the number of students enrolled in the final grade of the lower level of education in the previous year.

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Lower Secondary Completion Rate

Lower secondary completion rate

Boys
Girls

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars,Lower secondary completion rate

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Pupil-Teacher Ratio (PTR)

Pupil-Teacher Ratio (PTR)

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Average number of pupils per teacher at a given level of education, based on headcounts of both pupils and teachers.

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Safe Drinking Water

Percentage of schools with safe drinking water

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Percentage of schools with safe drinking water.

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Trained Teachers

Percentage of trained teachers

Qualified
Trained

*Sample of countries from the pacific region.

Primary Secondary
Definition

From a sample of pacific countries represented by vertical bars, Percentage of teachers by level of education taught who have received at least the minimum organized pedagogical teacher training pre-service and in-service required for teaching at the relevant level in a given country.

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