Tertiary education

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Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level, third-stage or postsecondary education, is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education.wikipedia
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Secondary education

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Tertiary education, also referred to as third-level, third-stage or postsecondary education, is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education.
Level 2 or lower secondary education (less common junior secondary education) is considered the second and final phase of basic education, and level 3 (upper) secondary education is the stage before tertiary education.

University

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The World Bank, for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges.
A university (universitas, 'a whole') is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

Vocational school

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The World Bank, for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges.
A vocational school is a type of educational institution, which, depending on the country, may refer to either secondary or post-secondary education designed to provide vocational education, or technical skills required to perform the tasks of a particular and specific job.

College

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The World Bank, for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges.
A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate or federal university, an institution offering vocational education, or a secondary school.

Higher education

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.
Higher education, also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education, is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.

Vocational education

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.
Vocational education can take place at the post-secondary, further education, or higher education level and can interact with the apprenticeship system.

United Kingdom

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.
The Scottish Qualifications Authority is responsible for the development, accreditation, assessment and certification of qualifications other than degrees which are delivered at secondary schools, post-secondary colleges of further education and other centres.

List of countries by tertiary education attainment

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Tertiary education is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education.

Lists of universities and colleges by country

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The lists represent educational institutions throughout the world which provide higher education in tertiary, quaternary, and post-secondary education.

World Bank

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The World Bank, for example, defines tertiary education as including universities as well as trade schools and colleges. The World Bank's 2019 World Development Report on the future of work argues that given the future of work and the increasing role of technology in value chains, tertiary education becomes even more relevant for workers to compete in the labor market.

Undergraduate education

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.

Postgraduate education

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.

Further education

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.

Continuing education

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.

United States

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Higher education is taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education, while vocational education beyond secondary education is known as further education in the United Kingdom, or continuing education in the United States.

Academic certificate

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Tertiary education generally culminates in the receipt of certificates, diplomas, or academic degrees.

Diploma

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Tertiary education generally culminates in the receipt of certificates, diplomas, or academic degrees.

Academic degree

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Tertiary education generally culminates in the receipt of certificates, diplomas, or academic degrees.

World Development Report

The World Bank's 2019 World Development Report on the future of work argues that given the future of work and the increasing role of technology in value chains, tertiary education becomes even more relevant for workers to compete in the labor market.

GCE Advanced Level

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Since the 1970s, specialized FE colleges, called “tertiary colleges”, have been set up to offer courses such as A Levels, that allow progression to HE, alongside vocational courses.

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An early example of this was the reorganization of education in Halesowen in 1982, which also saw three-tier education axed after just 10 years in force.

Three-tier education

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An early example of this was the reorganization of education in Halesowen in 1982, which also saw three-tier education axed after just 10 years in force.

Sixth form college

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In some areas, where schools do not universally offer sixth forms, tertiary colleges function as a sixth-form college as well as a general FE college.

Devolution in the United Kingdom

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Under devolution in the United Kingdom, education is administered separately in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Higher School Certificate (New South Wales)

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Within Australia "tertiary education" refers to continuing studies after a students Higher School Certificate.