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CodeGCI.5THPILLAR.XQ
Indicator Name5th pillar: Higher education and training
Short definitionThis indicator is a derived from the following indicators: (a) Secondary enrollment (b) Tertiary enrollment (c) Quality of the educational system (d) Quality of math and science education (e) Quality of management schools (f) Internet access in schools (g) Local availability of research and training services and (h) Extent of staff training.
Long definitionThis indicator is a derived from the following indicators: - (a) Secondary enrollment (b) Tertiary enrollment (c) Quality of the educational system (d) Quality of math and science education (e) Quality of management schools (f) Internet access in schools (g) Local availibity of research and training services and (h) Extent of staff training.
SourceThe Global Competitiveness Report: various issues (http://gcr.weforum.org/).
TopicPublic Sector: Policy & institutions
PeriodicityAnnual
General commentsTwo types of data are used in the GCI: (a) Survey data:These data are the results drawn from the World Economic Forum’s Executive Opinion Survey. (b) Hard data: These data come from indicators obtained from a variety of sources.
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