The workshop was attended by 42 participants representing departments of education and ministries from 21 countries. The objectives were to:
1. To present the UIS new initiative for the regionalization of education data collection and use, as well as the measurement implications;
2. To introduce the upcoming revision of ISCED97 and get a comprehensive list of tertiary level education programmes and related qualifications;
3. To exchange national experiences with data plan and discuss education and education financing data quality issues with countries’ representatives directly involved with the collection and use of statistics at all education levels (pre-primary to tertiary).