Educational performance and young entrepreneurial capabilities

Definition

It shows the quality of the educational system and student performance in basic and mid-advanced grades, including activities concerned with leadership or empowerment.

Variables

  • Number of Students in Each Basic Education Group
    Number of students in public primary and junior high education programs divided by the number of groups in these programs. In Mexico primary education begins at age six and lasts for six years. Junior High School covers grades 7, 8 and 9. The information is for the 2008-2009 school year.
  • Schooling Index
    Average number of schooling years for each state. It is an average of the years of attendance to elementary and high school. Figures correspond to 2010.
  • Number of Schools per 100,000 Inhabitants
    Total number of public and private schools in the state from pre-elementary to university.
  • Public Libraries per 1,000 Inhabitants
    Total number of public libraries in zonas metropolitanas. Figures available for 2012.
  • Percentage of Private Schools
    Percentage of private schools in each zona metropolitana. Figures available for 2012.
  • Student Performance in National Quality Test (Enlace)
    Average percentage of students that had good or excellent grades in the Enlace test in private and public schools located in zones metropolitanas. Figures available for 2011.
  • Student Performance in National Quality Test (Enlace)
    Average percentage of students that had good or excellent notes in the Enlace test in private and public schools located in zones metropolitanas. Figures available for 2011..
  • Family Means to Send Their Children to School
    Percentage of elementary school children who use the Opportunities Scholarship44 and whose families receive financial support for education. Figures available for 2011.
  • Percentage of the Population with Higher Education
    Percentage of the population which is 18 years or older and has attended higher education. Figures available for 2010.
  • Number of Researchers in Science and Technology
    Total number of researchers that belong to the National Researcher’s System in each state. Figures available for 2011.
  • Certified Postgraduate Programs
    Number of postgraduate programs certified by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (National Council on Science and Technology). Figures available for 2011.
  • Number of business “Incubators”
    Number of business “incubators” in universities and registered in the Ministry of Economy in each state, mostly located within the premises of a university. Figures available for 2012.

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