New entrant

definition

Pupils entering a given level of education for the first time; the difference between enrolment and repeaters in the first grade of the level.

example of use

Table 5 presents another view of the impact of ECD: the percentage of new entrants to grade 1 of the primary school who had attended some form of ECD programme (Atchoarena and Gasperini, 2003: 94).

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