Education indicator

DEFINITION: an individual or composite statistic that relates to a basic construct in education and is useful in a policy context.

SOURCE: Shavelson, Richard J., and Others (1991). What are Educational Indicators and Indicator Systems? ERIC Clearinghouse on Tests Measurement and Evaluation Washington DC., USA.


RELATED TERMS:  educational indicator,indicator, input indicator, outcome indicator, output indicator, performance indicator, proxy indicator, quality indicator, statistical indicatorsupplementary indicator

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