Abbreviations and acronyms

CBA

Central Budget Authority

CBR

Country Background Report

EC

European Commission

ECEC

Early Childhood Education and Care

ERDF

European Regional Development Fund

ESF

European Social Fund

EU

European Union

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GNE

Group of National Experts

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

IDB

Inter-American Development Bank

IIEP-UNESCO

UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning

ISCED

UNESCO International Standard Classification of Education

MTEF

Medium-Term Expenditure Framework

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PISA

OECD Programme for International Student Assessment

PPP

Purchasing Power Parity

SEN

Special Educational Needs

TALIS

OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

VET

Vocational Education and Training