EDUCATION AND TRAINING

National Reference Metadata in ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

Compiling agency: Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

Time Dimension: 2019-A0

Data Provider: SK1

Data Flow: EDUCAT_ESQRS_A


Eurostat metadata
Reference metadata
1. Contact
2. Statistical presentation
3. Statistical processing
4. Quality management
5. Relevance
6. Accuracy and reliability
7. Timeliness and punctuality
8. Coherence and comparability
9. Accessibility and clarity
10. Cost and Burden
11. Confidentiality
12. Comment
Related Metadata
Annexes (including footnotes)
 



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1. Contact Top
1.1. Contact organisation

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

1.2. Contact organisation unit

Department of informatics and data management

1.5. Contact mail address

Stromová 1
813 30 Bratislava
Slovak Republic


2. Statistical presentation Top


Annexes:
Mapping 2017/2018
2.1. Data description

A general description of the statistical process and its outputs, and their evolution over time.

 

NATIONAL EDUCATION SYSTEM
The following documents provide general information on the educational system; please add the relevant links for your country.

General link to Eurydice:

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/national-policies/eurydice/content/slovakia_en?2nd-language=sk

National system broad overview:
 

https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/national-policies/eurydice/national-description_en

National Education System Description:
Educational System in Slovak Republic is carried out in state, private and church schools, which are integrated within a network of schools and preschool facilities. Register of these schools is published on a web site 

http://crinfo.iedu.sk/RISPortal/ris/

National Education System - Provisions regarding language learning:
Articel 17 and 53 of the Educational law No. 245/2008 of Legal Code.
Structure of Education and Training Systems:
http://www.minedu.sk/data/att/6461.jpg

 

Please, use the box below if you wish to complement or amend the information provided by Eurydice:
Law on Professional Education and Training No. 184/2009 of Legal Code has been replaced by the Law on Professional Education and Training No. 61/2015 of Legal Code

 

Link to the ISCMAP programme and qualification:
 Mapping 2017/2018 in ANNEXES
National link to programmes and qualifications:
 

https://www.minedu.sk/18673-sk/studijne-a-ucebne-odbory-sauo/

 

Further information on data flagged ‘d’ in the database is available to download from the Annex of the Metadata page for Education administrative data from 2013 onwards (ISCED 2011):
https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/educ_uoe_enr_esms.htm


Annexes:
Mapping 2016/2017
2.2. Classification system

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

2.3. Coverage - sector

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

2.4. Statistical concepts and definitions

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

2.5. Statistical unit

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

2.6. Statistical population

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

2.7. Reference area

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

2.8. Coverage - Time

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

2.9. Base period

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.


3. Statistical processing Top
3.1. Source data

For each UOE table, please list the source(s) used to compile information: UOE table, name, type, date of availability and responsibility.

 

Sources used for data on enrolments
Detailed variables concerned Name of the source Type (Survey / Register / Estimation / Other) Responsible of the source (UOE data provider / Other: which-one?)
ENRL_SVK Maternal, Elementary and High School and University Summary Reports Database of processing statistical reports of schools Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

 

Sources used for data on entrants
Detailed variables concerned Name of the source Type (Survey / Register / Estimation / Other) Responsible of the source (UOE data provider / Other: which-one?)
ENTR_SVK Maternal, Elementary and High School and University Summary Reports Database of processing statistical reports of schools Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic 

 

Sources used for data on personnel
Detailed variables concerned Name of the source Type (Survey / Register / Estimation / Other) Responsible of the source (UOE data provider / Other: which-one?)
PERS_SVK Maternal, Elementary and High School and University Summary Reports Database of processing statistical reports of schools Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic 

 

Sources used for data on enrolments at regional level
Detailed variables concerned Name of the source Type (Survey / Register / Estimation / Other) Responsible of the source (UOE data provider / Other: which-one?)
ENRL_SVK Maternal, Elementary and High School and University Summary Reports Database of processing statistical reports of schools Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic 

 

 

Sources used for data on foreign languages learning
Detailed variables concerned Name of the source Type (Survey / Register / Estimation / Other) Responsible of the source (UOE data provider / Other: which-one?)
LANG_SVK Maternal, Elementary and High School and University Summary Reports Database of processing statistical reports of schools Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic 

 

 

Sources used for data on graduates
Detailed variables concerned Name of the source Type (Survey / Register / Estimation / Other) Responsible of the source (UOE data provider / Other: which-one?)
GRAD_SVK Maternal, Elementary and High School and University Summary Reports Database of processing statistical reports of schools Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic 

 

Sources used for data on education expenditure
Detailed variables concerned Name of the source Type (Survey / Register / Estimation / Other) Responsible of the source (UOE data provider / Other: which-one?)
Private expenditure on universities
Students loans - tertiary level - ISCED 6-8
Student and household expenditure
Financial aid for students
Other private sources
Annual reports of universities
Student loans - annual information of Ministry of Higher Education and Science
Household Survey
 
 
annual report
information (annual report)
sample survey
administrative data
 
Universities
Ministry of Finance / Ministry of Higher Education and Science
Slovak Statistical Office
Ministry od Labour and Social Affairs
Other - different particular sources
3.2. Frequency of data collection

Annual.

3.3. Data collection

Not available.

3.4. Data validation

Not available.

3.5. Data compilation

Operations performed on data to derive new information according to a given set of rules.

 

Weighting methods
Weighted figures for differing reference periods Weighted figures for differing theoretical ages Conversion factors from part-time to full-time equivalent (FTE) data
     

 

 

Estimations methods used in the UOE questionnaires
Type of data Detailed variables concerned ISCED level Reference year(s) Data source (internal to UOE or not) Data type (sample-based or not) Data source name in English Reason Description of the estimation method
 Finance  Each variable ISCED 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8   1995-2015  internal to UOE population-based      Expenditures are divided by number of students in ISCED levels and by differences in normative expenditures.
3.6. Adjustment

Not available.


4. Quality management Top
4.1. Quality assurance

Not available.
New concept added with the migration to SIMS 2.0.
Information (content) will be available for the next collection.

4.2. Quality management - assessment

Not available.


5. Relevance Top
5.1. Relevance - User Needs

Not available.

5.2. Relevance - User Satisfaction

Not available.

5.3. Completeness

The extent to which all statistics that are needed are available.

 

ISCED levels not covered
  Enrolments Entrants Personnel Foreign languages learning Regional enrolments Graduates Education expenditure
Data not covered initial primary and lower secondary general education by age     number of students by age     Expenditure for debt service
Reasons for unavailable data and, planned actions to improve coverage       We collect only aggregated data by degree of education.     Data are not available and we have no estimation methodology.
5.3.1. Data completeness - rate

Not available.


6. Accuracy and reliability Top
6.1. Accuracy - overall

Not available.

6.2. Sampling error

Not applicable.

6.2.1. Sampling error - indicators

Not applicable.

6.3. Non-sampling error

See below.

6.3.1. Coverage error

Divergence between the frame population and the target population.

 

Vocational training Programmes shorter than one semester
(or Implementation of the semester rule)
Are vocational and technical training programmes in enterprises included in the UOE data collection (YES/NO)? If Yes, how is the 10% school based component over the whole length of the programme assessed? Do (formal) programmes of shorter duration than one semester, full time equivalent duration as defined nationally, exist (YES/NO)? If Yes, how their duration (shorter than one semester) is assessed? Are all programmes of shorter duration than one semester, full time equivalent duration as defined nationally excluded from the UOE data collection (YES/NO)? If NO, how does the coverage deviate from the UOE Manual recommendation?
YES    NO    NOT APPLICABLE  

 

Early childhood education programmes
ISCED 01 programmes Reporting of Age in ISCED 0 Personnel in ISCED 0 What is the starting age of compulsory Primary education (ISCED 1)? This is needed for the calculation of ECE indicators such as 'Pupils aged between 4 years old and the starting age of compulsory education, by sex - as % of the population of the corresponding age group'
Do Early Childhood Educational Development programmes (ISCED 01) exist in the country 
(YES/NO)?
If Yes, are these programmes included in the UOE data collection 
(YES/NO)?
Are children under the age of 3 reported as participating in ISCED 02 Pre-primary education programmes? (YES/NO) If YES, please explain why. Are Classroom Teachers and Teacher Aides reported separately in the UOE data collection? (YES/NO) If NO, why? How are they reported? What is the minimum level of qualification required to become a Classroom Teacher at ISCED 01 and 02? Please give ISCED level. What is the minimum level of qualification required to become a Teachers’ Aide at ISCED 01 and 02? Please give ISCED level.
 NO    YES  2-year olds are systematically being admitted to programmes designed primarily for children over the age of 3 with educational content at the ISCED 02. Child after reaching the age of 2 may be admitted to kindergarden if suitable material, personnel and other necessary conditions are created.  YES    354  354  6 y.

 

Special education needs (SNE) programmes

Are students in special education included in the data provided on enrolments, entrants, graduates and regional data 
(YES/NO)?
If NO, could you please specify for which questionnaires and explain why?
 YES  

 

Adult education programmes and "continuing education"

Are adult education programmes included in the data? (YES/NO)  If NO, why?  If YES, does the national definition of “adult” or “continuing” education fully comply with the category as defined by the UOE manual? If the national definition of “adult” or “continuing” education programmes does not fully comply with the category as defined by the UOE manual, how it is assessed that the national “adult” or “continuing” programmes are similar or equivalent to corresponding initial education? 
 YES    YES  

 

Students enrolled in educational institutions organised by ministries other than ministry of education

Do educational programmes organised by Ministries other than Ministry of education exist in the country (YES/NO)?  If Yes, what is the coverage of these programmes in the UOE data collection?  If Yes, and if relevant, which of those programmes are excluded from the UOE data collection?
 YES MINISTRY OF INTERIOR OF THE SLOVAK REP.,

MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE SLOVAK REP.,

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC

 

 

Domestic educational activities Distance learning / e-learning programmes
Are all country’s domestic educational activities reported in the UOE data collection (YES/NO)? If NO, which domestic educational activity (e.g. for example Distance learning/e-learning involving two countries, commuting students, foreign campus, European administration schools, etc.) are not reported and why? Are distance learning programmes data reported in the UOE questionnaires? (YES / NO / Partially / Not relevant) If NO, please explain why. If Partially, which ones are excluded and for what reasons? If distance students are included in the data, are national distance learners in programmes organised by institutions outside your country excluded?
 YES    NOT APPLICABLE      

 

Students participating in exchange programmes (credit mobile students) Foreign languages learning
Are students in short term postings (i.e. exchange programmes (credit mobility)) excluded from the population of students in the data collection (YES/NO)? If Yes, how the length of their stay abroad is assessed? If NO, why they are not excluded? Are students with SNE (Special Needs Education) enrolled in special schools excluded from the data on foreign languages? (YES/NO) Apart from SNE pupils, is the scope of the population the same as the total of students enrolled? (YES/NO) If NO, which pupils are not included?
 NO    DATA ON EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES ARE NOT AVAILABLE.  NO  YES  

 

National programmes not covered by the UOE data collection, by ISCED level - Reasons why they are not covered
Programmes not covered at ISCED 0-Early childhood education Programmes not covered at ISCED 1-primary level of education Programmes not covered at ISCED 2-lower secondary level of education Programmes not covered at ISCED 3-upper secondary level of education Programmes not covered at ISCED 4-post-secondary non-tertiary education Programmes not covered at ISCED 5-short-cycle tertiary education Programmes not covered at ISCED 6– Bachelor's or equivalent level Programmes not covered at at ISCED 7 – Master's or equivalent level Programmes not covered at ISCED 8 – Doctoral or equivalent level  
ISCED 01                  

 

Graduates: unduplicated count
Is the method of unduplicated count used for calculation of Graduates in the UOE data collection
(YES/NO)?
If YES, please explain the method.
 NO  

 

Tertiary education programmes (ISCED Levels 5-8)
Orientation of programme in tertiary education Personnel in tertiary education, Academic staff
Does the orientation (general/academic, vocational/professional) in tertiary education (ISCED levels 5 to 7) exist in the country
(YES/NO)?
If YES, what is the national definition of the programme orientation? Are PhD candidates who are employed and hold titles such as teaching assistant, teaching associate, teaching fellow, research assistant reported as academic staff in the UOE data collection (YES/NO)?
 NO    NO
6.3.1.1. Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable.

6.3.1.2. Common units - proportion

Not applicable.

6.3.2. Measurement error

Not applicable.

6.3.3. Non response error

Not applicable.

6.3.3.1. Unit non-response - rate

Not applicable.

6.3.3.2. Item non-response - rate

Not applicable.

6.3.4. Processing error

Not applicable.

6.3.4.1. Imputation - rate

Not applicable.

6.3.5. Model assumption error

Not applicable.

6.4. Seasonal adjustment

Not available.

6.5. Data revision - policy

Not available.

6.6. Data revision - practice

Any change in a value of a statistic released to the public.

 

Type of data reviewed Detailed variables concerned Reference time period Year when the revision was made Reason having led to the revision Consequences on accuracy
NO CHANGE          
6.6.1. Data revision - average size

Not available.


7. Timeliness and punctuality Top

See below.

7.1. Timeliness

Length of time between data availability and the event or phenomenon they describe. Typically includes:

 

Information related to the latest reference year (academic year t-t+1, or financial year t)
Data collection Post-collection phase Dissemination/publication in your country Additional comments on deadlines and timeliness
Type of data Start date End date Start date End date Start date End date
Financial data May year t + 1 December year t 01 June year t 30 November year t November year t March year t+2  
Non financial data(graduates) September year t + 1 December year t 01 November year t February year t+2 November year t March year t+2  
Non financial data (other) September year t + 1 December year t 01 November year t March year t+1 November year t March year t+2  
7.1.1. Time lag - first result

Not available.

7.1.2. Time lag - final result

Not available.

7.2. Punctuality

See below.

7.2.1. Punctuality - delivery and publication

The number of days between the delivery/release date of data and the target date on which they were scheduled for delivery/ release.

 

Submission dates for the latest reference year (academic year t-t+1, or financial year t)
Deadline for transmission of data: 30 September t+2 Deadline for transmission of data: 30 November of t+2
Enrolments Entrants Personnel Foreign languages learning Regional data Graduates Education expenditure
15/09/2017 15/09/2017 15/09/2017 15/09/2017 15/09/2017 31/12/2018 20 April year  t+2
If relevant,reasons for late delivery and action taken or planned for improving punctuality
Enrolments Entrants Personnel Foreign languages learning Regional data Graduates Education expenditure
            Limited staff available for working on FIN questionnaire.


Annexes:
mapping 2017/18


8. Coherence and comparability Top

See below.

8.1. Comparability - geographical

The extent to which statistics are comparable between countries.

A. Deviations between the national methodology and the UOE Manual: non financial data

Reference period Data collection period Reference date for student and personnel ages
 NO DEVIATIONS    

 

Enrolment: data collection period Enrolment in multiple fields of education Count of students: if relevant, detailed list of variables for which double counting are significant and why. Regional enrolment Foreign languages learning
         

 

Entrants New entrants by field of education Graduates from specific programmes Graduates by field of education
       

 

Educational personnel in work- and school-based combined programmes Educational personnel taxonomy: classroom teachers (ISCED 0-4) and academic staff (ISCED 5-8) Educational staff at ISCED level 0 Educational personnel at ISCED levels 5-8 Educational personnel and temporary replacements
         

 

B. Deviations between the national methodology and the UOE Manual: financial data

Expenditure at the pre-primary level - the childcare component
Reference period Expenditure at the pre-primary level: is the childcare component excluded (yes/no/partially)? If yes, which is exactly the share of "day care component" to be excluded from the data on the pre-primary level? If no, which estimation method is used to determine the share? Expenditure for teaching/academic hospitals Ancillary services expenditure Evening child care
           

 

Cost of a dual-system programme to the employer. Adjustment of enrolments in case there is no data on expenditure at the workplace Expenditure for contributions on pension schemes Households' payments for private tutering Student living costs Ancillary services coverage
           
8.1.1. Asymmetry for mirror flow statistics - coefficient

Not applicable.

8.2. Comparability - over time

The extent to which statistics are comparable or reconcilable over time.

 



Main changes compared to data transmitted for the previous reference period
Enrolments Entrants Personnel Foreign languages learning Regional data Graduates Education expenditure
Changes in the educational system  NO CHANGE            NO CHANGE
Changes in the coverage             NO CHANGE 
Changes in the methodology             NO CHANGE 
Other changes             NO CHANGE 

 

Main changes over time
Type of data Detailed variables concerned Reference year(s) Changes in the educational system Changes in the coverage Changes in the methodology Other changes
             NO CHANGE
8.2.1. Length of comparable time series

Not available.

8.3. Coherence - cross domain

The extent to which statistics are reconcilable with those obtained through other data sources or statistical domains.

 

Name of the national publication Coherence issues
STATISTICAL YEARBOOK  
8.4. Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not available.

8.5. Coherence - National Accounts

The extent to which statistics are reconcilable with National Accounts.

 

Calculation method Scope of education
EXACT FIGURES  
8.6. Coherence - internal

Not available.


9. Accessibility and clarity Top

Not available.

9.1. Dissemination format - News release

Not available.

9.2. Dissemination format - Publications

Not available.

9.3. Dissemination format - online database

Not available.

9.3.1. Data tables - consultations

Not available.

9.4. Dissemination format - microdata access

Not available.

9.5. Dissemination format - other

Not available.

9.6. Documentation on methodology

Not available.

9.7. Quality management - documentation

Not available.

9.7.1. Metadata completeness - rate

Not available.

9.7.2. Metadata - consultations

Not available.


10. Cost and Burden Top

Indication of the cost associated with the collection and production of a statistical product and burden on respondents.

 

Time spent (in working days) Comments
1,5 annual full time person Processing and validation


11. Confidentiality Top

Not available.

11.1. Confidentiality - policy

Not available.

11.2. Confidentiality - data treatment

Not available.


12. Comment Top

No comments


Related metadata Top


Annexes Top
Mapping 2017/18
Annex 1 - Provisions for language learning SK 2018