Standards and Methodologies
International classifications and mappings to national systems such as guidebooks, operational manuals, and visual diagrams have been produced and are continuously updated.
Guides to data production and technical papers for methodologies for education, Research and Experimental Development (R&D), Information and Communications Technology (ICT), culture data are also part of the Institute's products.
Surveys, such as the Formal Survey of Education, the Literacy and Educational Attainment Survey, as well as the Research and Experimental Development (R&D) Survey and others in culture are tools developments by the Institute. Metadata for global and thematic indicators, from definitions of key concepts to data sources are produced and freely available, ensuring transparency.