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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW LEVEL 81 PRE-PRIMARY EDUCATION

PRE-PRIMARY EDUCATION provides educational and developmental programmes to young children before commencing Primary Education. It is primarily designed to introduce young children to the ideas, attitudes and behaviour required in a school environment.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on the development of attitudes and behaviour required for a school environment. It may also include introductory numeracy and literacy.

Entry Requirements

Education at this level typically commences at around three or four years of age.

This narrow level comprises the following detailed level:

811  Pre-primary Education


811 PRE-PRIMARY EDUCATION

Pre-primary Education provides educational and developmental programmes to young children before commencing Primary Education. It is primarily designed to introduce young children to the ideas, attitudes and behaviour required in a school environment.

Theoretical and Vocational Orientation

The focus is on the development of attitudes and behaviour required for a school environment. It may also include introductory numeracy and literacy.

Entry Requirements

Education at this level typically commences at around three or four years of age.

Notional Duration

The duration is typically one or two years part-time usually in the form of sessional programmes.

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