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HEALTH AND SOCIAL SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

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Definition:
Health and Social Support includes all personnel employed in education systems who provide health and social support services to students.

It includes the following types of personnel: health professionals such as doctors, dentists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, hygienists, nurses, and diagnosticians; psychiatrists and psychologists; speech pathologists and audiologists; occupational therapists; and social workers.

Source Publication:
2001 Data Collection on Education Systems: Definitions, Explanations and Instructions, UNESCO, OECD, Eurostat, page 46.

Statistical Theme: Education and training statistics - Education, skills and the labour market

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003