Australian Standard Classification of Education 2001

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Classification Scheme
Synonymous names:ASCED 2001
METeOR identifier:270551
Registration status:Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:The Australian Bureau of Statistics classification for fields of education.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:ASCED comprises two classifications: Level of Education and Field of Education. Both the level and field of education components can be used to report statistics on various aspects of educational activity, such as student enrolments by level of course or by field of study; teaching resources by level of course; financial resources by field; or educational attainment by level and field.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2001. Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED). Cat No. 1272.0. Canberra: ABS. (last viewed 21 March 2006)

Relational attributes

Value Domains based on this classification scheme:

Education level code NN Community Services (retired), Standard 29/04/2006

Field of education code (ASCED 2001) NN[{NN}{NN}] Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005

Highest education level code (ASCED 2001) N[NN] Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005

Highest level of qualification (early childhood education and care), code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011
Community Services (retired), Standard 21/05/2010

Highest level of qualification (early childhood education and care), code N[N] Early Childhood, Standard 07/06/2011