Jump to: navigation , search ISCED is the reference international classification for organising education programmes and related qualifications by levels and fields. Full article Background Education systems vary a lot between countries. International data on education should therefore be based on a classification which proposes, for all countries of the world, sound criteria for the allocation of education programmes to levels which can be considered as comparable. A further review of ISCED was undertaken between and involving extensive global consultations with countries, regional experts and international organisations. ISCED levels of education took into account the changes in education systems occurred over the last decade, mainly relating to the Bologna process in tertiary education , but also to the expansion of education programmes for very young children.

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Gardajin These programmes are therefore devoted to advanced study and original research and are not based on course-work only.

Iscef programmes may also provide a pathway to other tertiary programmes. All degrees and qualifications are cross-classified by type of programmes, position in national degree or qualification structures and cumulative duration at tertiary. From early childhood education to post-secondary non-tertiary education 5 chapters available. Initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment and to develop their cognitive, physical, social and emotional skills.

It builds upon the learning outcomes from primary education ISCED level 1 and aims to lay the foundation for lifelong learning and human development. It covered primarily two cross-classification variables: First stage of tertiary education: Education qualifications and the educational attainment levels to which they give rise. Prior to this revision analysts used the classification of the levels of education programmes as a proxy for idced educational attainment.

All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December Articles with permanently dead external links Wikipedia articles with GND identifiers. ISCED levels 0 to 4: To enable the assembly, compilation and analysis of cross-nationally comparable data on educational attainment levels of individuals.

This manual will be useful for national statisticians collecting and reporting data on education to international organisations, as well as for policymakers and researchers interested in better understanding of these data. Usually with an increased range of subject options and streams. It is a member of the international family of economic and social classifications of the Jsced Nations.

Programmes designed for children from age 3 to the start of primary education. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Normally starting between the ages of 5 — 7, designed to give a sound basic education in reading, writing and mathematics along with an elementary understanding ixced other subjects. The structure of education systems varies widely between countries.

Designed for children from age 3 to the start of primary education. Programmes designed for children below the age of 3. Programmes that isded the boundary between upper- and post-secondary education from an international point of view. Programmes typically designed to provide students with fundamental skills in reading, writing and mathematics and to establish a solid foundation for learning.

We facilitate the coordination of international statistical activities and support the functioning of the United Nations Statistical Commission as the apex entity of the global statistical system. Tertiary programmes having an educational content more advanced than those offered at ISCED levels 3 and 4.

Short first tertiary programmes that are typically practically-based, occupationally-specific and prepare for labour market entry. At the category level codes x7 and x8 are not used. In order to produce internationally comparable education statistics and indicators, it is necessary to have a framework to collect and report data on education programmes with a similar level of educational content.

The content is broader than secondary but not as complex as tertiary education. TOP 10 Related.





International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED)


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