Difference between revisions of "Standard Classification of Educational Fields"

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***human rights
 
***human rights
 
**Journalism and information
 
**Journalism and information
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***Journalism
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***library technician and science
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***technicians in museums and similar repositories
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***Documentation techniques
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***Archival sciences
 
**Business and administration
 
**Business and administration
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***Retailing
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***marketing
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***sales
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***public relations
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***real estate
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***Finance
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***banking
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***insurance
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***investment analysis
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***Accounting
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***auditing
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***bookkeeping
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***Management
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***public administration
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***institutional administration
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***personnel administration
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***Secretarial and office work
 
**Law
 
**Law
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***Local magistrates
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***‘notaires’
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***law (general, international, labour, maritime, etc.)
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***jurisprudence
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***history of law.
 
*Science
 
*Science
 
**Life sciences
 
**Life sciences
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***Biology
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***botany
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***bacteriology
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***toxicology
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***microbiology
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***zoology
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***entomology
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***ornithology
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***genetics
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***biochemistry
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***biophysics
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***other allied sciences excluding clinical and veterinary sciences.
 
**Physical sciences
 
**Physical sciences
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***Astronomy and space sciences
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***physics and other allied subjects
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***chemistry and other allied subjects
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***geology***geophysics, mineralogy
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***physical anthropology
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***physical geography and other geosciences
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***meteorology and other atmospheric sciences including climatic research
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***marine science
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***vulcanology
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***palaeoecology
 
**Mathematics and statistics
 
**Mathematics and statistics
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***Mathematics
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***operations research
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***numerical analysis
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***actuarial science
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***statistics and other allied fields.
 
**Computing
 
**Computing
 
*Engineering, manufacturing and construction
 
*Engineering, manufacturing and construction

Revision as of 07:30, 27 May 2009

Here is a possible list of standard tags describing a course:

  • General Programmes
    • Basic programmes
      • pre-primary
      • elementary
      • primary
      • secondary
      • university
    • Literacy and numeracy
    • Personal development
      • behavioural capacities
      • mental skills
      • personal organizational capacities
      • life orientation programmes.
  • Teacher training and education science
    • Teacher training
      • pre-school
      • kindergarten
      • elementary school
      • vocational
      • practical
      • non-vocational subject
      • adult education
      • teacher trainers
      • for handicapped children
      • General and specialized teacher training programmes.
    • Education science
      • curriculum development in non-vocational and vocational subjects
      • Educational assessment
      • testing and measurement
      • educational research
      • other education science.
  • Humanities and Arts
    • Arts
      • Fine arts
        • drawing
        • painting
        • sculpture
      • Performing arts
        • music
        • drama
        • dance
        • circus
      • Graphic and audio-visual arts
        • photography]
        • cinematography
        • music production
        • radio and TV production
        • printing and publishing;
      • Design
      • Craft skills.
    • Humanities
      • Religion and theology
      • Foreign languages and cultures
        • living or ‘dead’ languages and their literature
        • area studies;
      • Native languages
      • interpretation and translation
      • linguistics
      • comparative literature
      • history
      • archaeology
      • philosophy
      • ethics.
  • Social sciences, business and law
    • Social and behavioural science
      • Economics
      • economic history
      • political science
      • sociology
      • demography
      • anthropology (except physical anthropology)
      • ethnology
      • futurology
      • psychology
      • geography (except physical geography)
      • peace and conflict studies
      • human rights
    • Journalism and information
      • Journalism
      • library technician and science
      • technicians in museums and similar repositories
      • Documentation techniques
      • Archival sciences
    • Business and administration
      • Retailing
      • marketing
      • sales
      • public relations
      • real estate
      • Finance
      • banking
      • insurance
      • investment analysis
      • Accounting
      • auditing
      • bookkeeping
      • Management
      • public administration
      • institutional administration
      • personnel administration
      • Secretarial and office work
    • Law
      • Local magistrates
      • ‘notaires’
      • law (general, international, labour, maritime, etc.)
      • jurisprudence
      • history of law.
  • Science
    • Life sciences
      • Biology
      • botany
      • bacteriology
      • toxicology
      • microbiology
      • zoology
      • entomology
      • ornithology
      • genetics
      • biochemistry
      • biophysics
      • other allied sciences excluding clinical and veterinary sciences.
    • Physical sciences
      • Astronomy and space sciences
      • physics and other allied subjects
      • chemistry and other allied subjects
      • geology***geophysics, mineralogy
      • physical anthropology
      • physical geography and other geosciences
      • meteorology and other atmospheric sciences including climatic research
      • marine science
      • vulcanology
      • palaeoecology
    • Mathematics and statistics
      • Mathematics
      • operations research
      • numerical analysis
      • actuarial science
      • statistics and other allied fields.
    • Computing
  • Engineering, manufacturing and construction
    • Engineering and engineering trades
    • Manufacturing and processing
    • Architecture and building
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture, forestry and fishery
    • Veterinary
  • Health and welfare
    • Health
    • Social services
  • Services
    • Personal services
    • Transport services
    • Environmental protection
    • Security services
  • Not known or unspecified

Total: 34 tags
If we integrate the sub-sub categories, it would go to about 300 tags. In practice it still should be easy to navigate during a search if we integrate them.

(The tags could be drawn from this UNESCO ISCED 1997 list.)