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FIELD OF STUDY (IN EDUCATION STATISTICS)

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French Equivalent: Domaine de formation

Definition:
Field of study, as defined in International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), is as the subject matter taught in an education programme.

Context:
For details and implementation, see the Fields of Education and Training - Manual (EUROSTAT, 1999).

Source Publication:
Education at a Glance, OECD, Paris, 2002, Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Education and training statistics

Created on Thursday, January 30, 2003

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003