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What is Level of Education
The Level of Education is the level of education aquired by a person in his or her life time.

The Level of Education is the level of education aquired by a person in his or her life time. It is the sum of knowledge that one acquires through learning in school education, self study, study, teaching or any other for of education. The level of education is the result of learning and education. It starts with school education and continues with one´s personal and professional development in adulthood.

The results of education, both acquired knowledge and completed levels of education, are generally characterized and certified by some degree or certificate. Education in the modern world is one of the basic preconditions of a good social status and a quality job.

  • School education

    • Primary education (ISCED 1)
    • Lower secondary education (ISCED 2)
    • Higher secondary education (ISCED 3)
    • Post-secondary non-tertiary education (ISCED 4)
    • First stage of tertiary education (ISCED 5) - college, university
    • Second stage of tertiary education (ISCED 6) - college, university
  • Lifelong learning and qualification

    • General education
    • Vocational education and training

Education degree in practice: For organizations, the education of their employees is one of the basic needs and requirements. Each position (profession) requires a different degree of education. Most companies employ workers whose level of education reaches from unskilled to highly educated. An organization itself may offer education to its workers - at a full time, part-time and distance education. The most commonly used forms of education offered in organizations are:

  • Self-study
  • On-line learning e.g. (e-Learning)
  • Training courses

A high level of education and professional qualification is usually associated with obtaining a professional certificate.

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Last update: 07.09.2015


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