# Quantitative Aspects

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• Published : May 15, 2013

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OBJECTIVES:

(1) To be familiar with the different statistical tools needed in educational planning; (2) To know the computation techniques and formulas used in educational planning; and (3) To be aware about the criteria used for rating students and teachers performance

TOPICS:
(1) Basic Statistics Needed in Planning
(2) Computation Techniques
(3) Performance Indicators

TYPES OF STATISTICAL DATA
NEEDED IN EDUCATIONAL PLANNING

STATISTICS is the study of the collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of data. It deals with all aspects of this, including planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments. A Statistician is someone who is particularly well versed in the ways of thinking necessary for the successful application of statistical analysis. Such people have often gained the experience through working in any of a wide number of fields.

A. Demographic Statistics
Demography is the statistical study of human populations.
“Demo” means “the people” and “graphy” means “measurement”. • Total Population by sex and age
• Population Projection
• Population by Educational Attainment (literacy)
• Natality, Mortality and Migration

B. Labor Force Statistics
The labor force participation rate is the ratio between the labor force and the overall size of their cohort (national population of the same age range). • Economically active population, by industry and educational attainment • Projection of the Labor Force

• Economically active population by occupation, sex and age
C. Economic and Financial Statistics
• Gross National Product
• Total Public Expenditure by authority and purpose

D. Statistics on Educational Institutions
• Institutions by level and type of education
• Institutions by Region
• Number of Schools of the First and Second Year Levels of Education by number of grades, number of teachers and number of pupils enrolled
E. Teachers and Other Educational Personnel
• Number of Teachers by Sex and Age
• Teachers by Qualification and Length of Service
• Number of Teachers lost to the Educational System each year for various reasons • Teachers by Subjects
• Full-time and Part-time Teachers, Hours of Teaching
• Number of Non-Teaching Staff, Inspectors, Administrative, Health and Other Auxiliary Personnel
F. Classes
• Number of Classes by Grade
• Number of Classes by Size

G. Pupils / Students
• Number of Pupils by age, sex and grade
• Pupils at the First and Second Levels of Education leaving school each year • Pupils repeating grades each year
• Pupils at the Second Level of Education by Branch of Study • Students at the Third Level of Education by Field of Study • Graduates at the Third Level of Education by Field of Study, Level and Type of Degree or Diploma • First time students at the Third Level of Education by Field of Study • Number of Pupils by Region

• Pupils in non-co-educational schools
• Full-time and Part-time Pupils
• Pupils by Socio-economic Origin
• Pupils by Domicile
• Average Daily Attendance of pupils at the first and second levels of education • Students abroad, by country, field and duration of study
H. School Building and Equipment
• School buildings by type of construction, qualitative standards and size • Classrooms and Special Rooms
• School buildings, classrooms and special rooms completed each year, and their capital costs
I. Educational Testing and Vocational Guidance
• Evaluation of pupil's achievement
• Mental measurement of pupils
• Measurement of pupils' aptitudes and interests

J. Health and Feeding of Pupils
• School health services
• School feeding programmes

K. Out-of-school Education
• Facilities for out-of-school education, by type of organization • Staff engaged in out-of-school education, by sex and qualification • Persons availing themselves of facilities for out-of-school education, by sex, age and level of educational attainment

L. Cost of Education
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