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  1. Other higher education

    Other higher education refers to higher education including non-degree programmes, for which a first degree (e.g. Bachelor’s) is generally required and which do not fall into the categories master's or equivalent and doctoral or equivalent. ...

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  2. Part-time study

    Refers to a learning opportunity in which learning requires less than 75 per cent of a full-time commitment of time ...

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  3. Post-secondary general education

    Post-secondary non-higher education is positioned between upper secondary and higher education. General post-secondary education typically prepares learners for studies in higher education, whereas vocational post-secondary education generally prepares for direct labour market entry. ...

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  4. Post-secondary vocational education

    Post-secondary non-higher education is positioned between upper secondary and higher education. General post-secondary education typically prepares learners for studies in higher education, whereas vocational post-secondary education generally prepares for direct labour market entry. ...

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  5. Qualification

    A formal outcome of an assessment and validation process which is obtained when a competent body determines that an individual has achieved learning outcomes to given standards. (Source: RECOMMENDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 23 April 2008 on the establishment of the ...

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  6. Secondary general education

    This includes both upper and lower Secondary general education Generally takes place after primary education and may be followed by higher education. Secondary general education prepares learners for post-secondary or higher education, but typically does not prepare for employment in a particular ...

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  7. Secondary vocational education

    Secondary vocational education aims to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competences required in a particular occupation or more broadly in the labour market. ...

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  8. Short cycle or equivalent

    The short-cycle is practically-based, leading to qualifications that are occupationally specific and prepare learners to enter the labour market The short cycle is often an independent part of the first cycle in the Qualifications Framework for the European Higher Education Area (equivalent to ...

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  9. Skills

    "The ability to apply knowledge and use know-how to complete tasks and solve problems; skills are described as cognitive, involving the use of logical, intuitive and creative thinking, or practical, involving manual dexterity and the use of methods, materials, tools and instruments. (Source: ...

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  10. Special needs education

    Education designed for learners who, for a wide variety of reasons, require additional support and adaptive pedagogical methods in order to reach learning objectives in an education programme ...

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