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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/1998   
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Classification Structure - Subdivision 740000 - Education and Training

(See Division 3, Introduction for more information)

GroupClass
      Title

740100
      Early Childhood and Primary Education
740101
      Early childhood education
740102
      Primary education
740200
      Secondary Education
740201
      Secondary education
740300
      Higher Education
740301
      Higher education
740400
      Vocational Education and Training
740401
      Vocational education and training
740500
      Special Education
740501
      Special education
749900
      Other Education
749901
      Occupational training
749902
      Continuing education
749903
      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
749904
      Education across cultures
749905
      Gender aspects of education
749906
      Education policy
749999
      Education and training not elsewhere classified

Definitions

Subdivision 740000 - Education and Training, covers R&D directed towards general education and training. This subdivision has six groups:

    740100 - Early Childhood and Primary Education
    740200 - Secondary Education
    740300 - Higher Education
    740400 - Vocational Education and Training
    740500 - Special Education
    749900 - Other Education

    Exclusions:


      R&D directed towards public health education is included in Group 730300 Health and Support Services.

      Group 740100 - Early Childhood and Primary Education

      This group covers R&D directed towards early childhood and primary school education. This group has two classes:


        740101 - Early childhood education
        740102 - Primary education
      Group 740200 - Secondary Education

      This group covers R&D directed towards high school or secondary education. It has the one Class:


        740201 - Secondary education
      Group 740300 - Higher Education

      This group covers R&D directed towards tertiary or post-secondary education. It has the one Class:


        740301 - Higher education

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) TAFE colleges operation is included in Group 740400 Vocational Education and Training; and

          (b) the provision of continuing education is included in Group 749900 Other Education.
      Group 740400 - Vocational Education and Training

      This group covers R&D directed towards vocational education and training, including technical education and TAFE colleges operation. It has the one Class:


        740401 - Vocational education and training
      Group 740500 - Special Education

      This group covers R&D directed towards special education for the handicapped or disadvantaged children or persons within the public or private school systems or in the workforce.

      This group also includes R&D directed towards the education and training of gifted children. It has the one Class:


        740501 - Special education
      Group 749900 - Other Education

      This group covers R&D directed towards the other areas of education and training, including occupational training, continuing education, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education, education across cultures, gender aspects of education, education policy and other education issues not elsewhere classified. This group has seven classes:


        749901 - Occupational training
        749902 - Continuing education
        749903 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
        749904 - Education across cultures
        749905 - Gender aspects of education
        749906 - Education policy
        749999 - Education and training not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards TAFE colleges operation is included in Group 740400 Vocational Education and Training.





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