New entrants


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

UNESCO.2014. Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All; EFA Global Monitoring Report, 2013-2014.Glossary. Paris: UNESCO.

Example of use

The number of new entrants into primary education worldwide grew by 4%, from 130 million to 135 million, between 1999 and 2005 ( UNESCO, 2008:41).

UNESCO.2008. Education for All by 2015: Will We Make It? EFA Global Monitoring Report, 2008. Paris: UNESCO.