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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/08/2001   
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SECONDARY EDUCATION builds on Primary Education and provides the basis for further study in both higher education and vocational education and training, and for entry to the workforce. Studies range from traditional academic disciplines to vocational and semi-vocational courses taken to prepare students to enter the workforce directly or to enter formal training programmes. The focus is on the further development of some or all of the eight key learning areas: the arts; English; health and physical education; languages other than English; mathematics; science; studies of society and environment; and technology.

This broad level comprises the following narrow levels:

This section contains the following subsection :
          61 Senior Secondary Education
          62 Junior Secondary Education

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