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General programmes are programmes that are not designed explicitly to prepare participants for a specific class of occupations or trades or for entry into further vocational or technical education programmes. Less than 25 per cent of the programme content is classified as vocational or technical.

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

Cross References:
Pre-vocational programmes
Programme orientation
Upper secondary education (ISCED 3)
Vocational programmes

Statistical Theme: Education and training statistics

Created on Thursday, January 30, 2003

Last updated on Wednesday, March 5, 2003