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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COPNI code 04

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 04 - Education


This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 04.1 - Pre-primary and primary education
  • 04.2 - Secondary education
  • 04.3 - Post-secondary non-tertiary education
  • 04.4 - Tertiary education
  • 04.5 - Education not definable by level
  • 04.6 - R&D Education
  • 04.7 - Other educational services

Explanatory note

This division includes the following NPISHs:
- Pre-primary and primary schools;
- secondary schools providing general, vocational or technical education;
- institutions providing post-secondary non-tertiary education;
- universities, colleges and the like providing tertiary education;
- organizations providing educational programmes not definable by level;
- parent-teacher associations;
- organizations that undertake research or other scientific studies on educational matters and trust funds and charitable foundations set up to finance such activities;
- charitable foundations that provide support for schools, colleges, universities, etc. and charitable foundations that provide bursaries and financial support for students.
Includes: schools for disabled persons where the main aim is to provide students with a general education rather than to help them to overcome their disability; night schools and educational institutes managed by trade unions and labour federations; seminaries and colleges for training priests, clerics, rabbis and other offices of religious organizations; education by radio or television broadcasting.
Excludes: crèches, play schools and other child minding facilities (05.1.0); schools for disabled persons where the main aim is to help students overcome their disability rather than to provide a general education (05.1.0).
The breakdown of educational services is based upon the level categories of the 1997 International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED-97) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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