Repetition rate per grade


Number of repeaters in a given grade in a given school year, expressed as a percentage of enrolment in that grade the previous school year.

UNESCO. 2014. EFA global monitoring report 2013-2014. Teaching and learning: achieving quality for all. Glossary. Paris: UNESCO


example of use

Senegal has been strongly committed to basic education and has rapidly expanded access…. The country is now looking for a better balance between quantity and quality. Indicators of quality still seem to lag behind, however, with relatively high repetition rates in the higher grades, a low ranking in the PASEC survey, and little progress according to the national assessment system (UNESCO, 2005: 52).

UNESCO. 2005. EFA global monitoring report 2005. Education for all: the quality imperative. Paris: UNESCO.


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