Terms used in official statistics

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School section


A basic organisational entity of a school. A school section comprises a group of pupils/students being educated in the same grade.

An additional distinguishing feature of a section can be a specific composition of a group of pupils (a special section, an integration section, a mainstream section) or an educational programme (a bilingual section, job-training section).

  • Act of 14 December 2016, the Law on School Education
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2024 r. poz. 737)
  • Act of 7 September 1991 on the Education System
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2024 r. poz. 750, z późn. zm.)

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