Appendix

Acronyms Used in the Report

BICSE

Board on International Comparative Studies in Education

CD-ROM

Compact disk—read-only memory

C/S

Client/server

COBOL

A second-generation computer language

Eurostat

Statistical Office of the European Communities

FORTRAN

A second-generation computer language

IIEP

International Institute for Educational Planning

ISCED

International Standard Classification of Education

LAN

Local area network

MB

Megabyte

Mhz

Megahertz

NESIS

National Education Statistical Information Systems

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PC

Personal computer

PC/LAN

Personal computer/local area network

RAM

Random access memory

RFP

Request for proposal

ST/DAT

Section on Data Collection and Analyses

ST/DEV

Section for the Development of Statistical Services

UN

United Nations

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization



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WORLDWIDE EDUCATION STATISTICS: Enhancing UNESCO's Role Appendix Acronyms Used in the Report BICSE Board on International Comparative Studies in Education CD-ROM Compact disk—read-only memory C/S Client/server COBOL A second-generation computer language Eurostat Statistical Office of the European Communities FORTRAN A second-generation computer language IIEP International Institute for Educational Planning ISCED International Standard Classification of Education LAN Local area network MB Megabyte Mhz Megahertz NESIS National Education Statistical Information Systems OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development PC Personal computer PC/LAN Personal computer/local area network RAM Random access memory RFP Request for proposal ST/DAT Section on Data Collection and Analyses ST/DEV Section for the Development of Statistical Services UN United Nations UNDP United Nations Development Program UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

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WORLDWIDE EDUCATION STATISTICS: Enhancing UNESCO's Role UNFPA United Nations Population Fund UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund UNIX A multiuser, multitasking computer operating system WAN Wide-area network

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