Access to education

definition

Access to education refers to whether or not a child can physically attend school. Access indicators measure the amount of children of a given school age who have access to a given educational level or cycle

example of use

As a consequence, some countries, including Finland, Ireland, and Sweden, have focused on diversifying the entry routes to higher education. Policy measures in this area include easing access for mature students and people with vocational and other non-traditional educational qualifications, as well as developing part-time and flexible learning options (Crosier and Parveva, 2013: 56).