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Clasificación Normalizada de la Educación de El Salvador
(CNEES 97)

Country / Area: El Salvador

Classification category: Other classifications

General information
1 (a)Name of the current national classification (full name in official national languages and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)Clasificación Normalizada de la Educación de El Salvador (CNEES 97).
Standard Classification of Education of El Salvador (CNEES 97).
1 (b)In which language(s) is the classification available?Español.
1 (c)Can the classification (or information about it) be accessed on the Internet? If yes, please provide the URL.No.
Classification structure
2 (a)Please describe the structure of the classification: How many levels does the classification have? (Please provide labels, such as “Division”, “Class”) How many categories exist at each level?8 Niveles, 10 Sectores de Educación y 26 Sub-sectores de educación.
2 (b)Please provide examples of the coding system used at each level.5: Educación técnica, pregrados y maestrías.
53: Educación técnica, pregrados y maestrías en ciencias sociales, educación comercial y derecho.
532: Educación técnica, pregrados y maestrías en periodismo e información.
5322: Pregrados en periodismo e información.
532201: Licenciatura en comunicación social.
Relationship to international standards
3 (a)Is this classification based on (or linked to) an international standard classification? If yes, please describe.Si, está relacionada con la Clasificación Internacional Normalizada de la Educación CINE 97.
3 (b)Is the classification structure identical to the international standard or, if not, how does it differ? (e.g. have additional levels been added to the international standard or have changes been made within the level of the international structure, such as aggregations or additional breakdowns)La estructura nacional es igual a la internacional, se respetan los digitos correspondientes a los niveles, sectores y subsectores educativos, se agrega un cuarto digito que corresponde a la división dentro de un nivel educativo seguido por dos digitos más que indican el orden correlativo de los programas descritos.
3 (c)Please describe deviations from the international standard (in terms of structure, methodology or application rules). Please use examples, if a general statement is not possible. 
3 (d)At what level of the international standard can data be reported for international comparison? (Please provide examples of programmes / indicators if reporting takes place at different levels of the classification.) 
3 (e)If no links to international classifications exist or no international standard is used, please state if there are plans to use international norms in the future. 
Classification uses
4 (a)Please state for which statistical purposes (surveys etc.) this classification is used and if there are users outside of the Statistical Office. Please indicate at which level the classification is used for data collection and for data publishing.Actualmente sólo se ha utilizado en la Encuesta de Educación No Formal.
A nivel internacional si se utiliza para la codificación de la variable de educación en la Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples.
El Ministerio de Educación utiliza la clasificación a nivel internacional.
4 (b)Please give the names of institutions that use the classification for non-statistical purposes (as opposed to statistical purposes in question 4(a)). Also indicate the kind of use (e.g. tax offices, social security, customs, enterprise register, employment services, work permits etc.) 
4 (c)Please indicate if alternative classifications are used by other institutions of the economy. Are these classifications available and useful for the Statistical Office? 
Implementation / revision status
5 (a)Please state the date of the official adoption of the classification. If not yet adopted, please indicate the current state (e.g. in development, sent for approval, in printing, ready to be distributed etc.)Diciembre 2011.
5 (b)Please state the date of use of the classification for individual statistical programmes. 
5 (c)Are there existing plans for revision or update of the current classification?No.
5 (d)Name of former (previous) national classification (full name in both national tongue and in English with acronyms in brackets, should be given)No existe una clasificación nacional anterior.
5 (e)Please describe the link of the former classification to international classificationsN/A
5 (f)Please describe the structure of the former classification and indicate the number of items at each level of the classification. (similar to question 2(a))N/A
5 (g)Do conversion tables exist between the former and current classification?N/A
5 (h)When was the former classification implemented?N/A
5 (i)Are statistical data still collected or published according to the former classification? Please indicate if this statistical data is collected or published by the Statistical Office or elsewhere.N/A
Supporting documents
6 (a)Have national explanatory notes and/or guidelines been elaborated?No.
6 (b)Do correspondence tables exist between the national and the international classifications (if applicable)?N/A
6 (c)Are correspondence tables between alternative and current classification available (if applicable)?No.
6 (d)Does a national coding index exist?No.
6 (e)Is the classification available in electronic form? If yes, in which formats is it available?(e.g. PDF, TXT, Excel, XML)PDF.
6 (f)Are the correspondence tables or indexes available in electronic form?No.
Contact information
7 (a)Name of institution / office responsible for the development and maintenance of the classificationDirección General de Estadistica y Censos (DIGESTYC).
7 (b)Contact address, phone number, e-mail or website for public information and inquiryLicda. Yolanda Lisette Valencia de Sermeño
Tel: 2590-2137
E-mail: lisette.valencias@digestyc.gob.sv
Other comments
9 (a)Please provide any other information on this classification that you consider relevant 

Source: UN questionnaire, 6/14/2013