International Standard Classification of Education

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The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) is a statistical framework for organizing information on education maintained by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).wikipedia
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Primary education

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The International Standard Classification of Education considers primary education as a single phase where programmes are typically designed to provide fundamental skills in reading, writing and mathematics and to establish a solid foundation for learning.

Basic education

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According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), basic education comprises the two stages primary education and lower secondary education.

Secondary school

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Some secondary schools provide both lower secondary education and upper secondary education (levels 2 and 3 of the ISCED scale), but these can also be provided in separate schools, as in the American middle and high school system.

Doctor of Philosophy

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The UNESCO, in its International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), states that: "Programmes to be classified at ISCED level 8 are referred to in many ways around the world such as PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar terms. However, it is important to note that programmes with a similar name to 'doctor' should only be included in ISCED level 8 if they satisfy the criteria described in Paragraph 263. For international comparability purposes, the term 'doctoral or equivalent' is used to label ISCED level 8".

European Qualifications Framework

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* International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) for a similar international level system

Education

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The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) is a statistical framework for organizing information on education maintained by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

UNESCO

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The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) is a statistical framework for organizing information on education maintained by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training

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Related materials from the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training and also Eurostat provide further information and statistical guidance for the classification of sub-fields of education as a companion to ISCED.

Eurostat

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Related materials from the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training and also Eurostat provide further information and statistical guidance for the classification of sub-fields of education as a companion to ISCED.

Secondary education

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Secondary education covers two phases on the International Standard Classification of Education scale.

Secondary education in the United States

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The first is the ISCED lower secondary phase; a junior high school or middle school for students through.

Secondary education in Italy

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Secondary education in Italy lasts eight years and is divided in two stages: scuola secondaria di primo grado (lower secondary school), also known as the scuola media, corresponding to the ISCED 2011 Level 2, middle school and scuola secondaria di secondo grado (upper secondary school), which corresponds to the ISCED 2011 Level 3, high school.

Higher education

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It represents levels 6, 7 and 8 of the 2011 version of the International Standard Classification of Education structure.

List of universities in Greece

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In Greece, all universities are publicly owned and funded having state-accredited university title (UT), authorization of university degree awarding powers (DAPs) at level 6 (first cycle qualification, bachelor's level) under the Bologna Process and the National Qualification Framework of Greece named Hellenic Qualifications Framework (HQF).

Educational stage

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognizes seven levels of education in its International Standard Classification of Education system (ISCED, from Level 0 (pre-primary education) through Level 6 (second stage of tertiary education)).

Religiosity and education

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The parameters of the two components diverse: the "level of religiosity" remains a concept which is difficult to differentiate scientifically, while the "level of education" is easier to compile, such as official data on this topic, because data on education is publicly accessible in many countries.

Preschool

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In some European countries the term "kindergarten" refers to formal education of children classified as ISCED level 0 – with one or several years of such education being compulsory – before children start primary school at ISCED level 1.

Primary school

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The International Standard Classification of Education considers primary education as a single phase where programmes are typically designed to provide fundamental skills in reading, writing and mathematics and to establish a solid foundation for learning.