Out-of-school children rate

Total primary (or secondary) school age children who are not enrolled (because they never enrolled or because they dropped-out) in primary or secondary education expressed as a percentage of the official school-age population corresponding to the primary (or secondary) level in a given school-year. Children enrolled in pre-primary education are excluded and considered out-of-school (Source: UIS)

Are there established mechanisms to enable parents, children and community leaders belonging to minorities to contribute to ensuring that education takes their needs into account?

Such mechanisms could include, for example, perception surveys, focus groups and public campaigns