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Aid to the Education Sector

 

The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) collects aid flows at activity level based on a standard methodology and agreed definitions.  Aid to Education is broken down into sub-sectors by level.

For more information on OECD work on Education, see www.oecd.org/education.

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CODESDESCRIPTIONClarifications / Additional notes on coverage
DAC 5 / CRS

110

EDUCATION

 

111

Education, level unspecified

The codes in this category are to be used only when level of education is unspecified or unknown (e.g. training of primary school teachers should be coded under 11220).

11110

Education policy and administrative management

Education sector policy, planning and programmes; aid to education ministries, administration and management systems; institution capacity building and advice; school management and governance; curriculum and materials development; unspecified education activities.

11120

Education facilities and training

Educational buildings, equipment, materials; subsidiary services to education (boarding facilities, staff housing); language training; colloquia, seminars, lectures, etc.

11130

Teacher training

 

Teacher education (where the level of education is unspecified); in-service and pre-service training; materials development.

11182

Educational research

 

Research and studies on education effectiveness, relevance and quality; systematic evaluation and monitoring.

112

Basic education

 

11220

Primary education

Formal and non-formal primary education for children; all elementary and first cycle systematic instruction; provision of learning materials.

11230

Basic life skills for youth and adults

Formal and non-formal education for basic life skills for young people and adults (adults education); literacy and numeracy training.

11240

Early childhood education

Formal and non-formal pre-school education.

 

113

Secondary education

 

11320

Secondary education

Second cycle systematic instruction at both junior and senior levels.

11330

Vocational training

Elementary vocational training and secondary level technical education; on-the job training; apprenticeships; including informal vocational training.

114

Post-secondary education

 

11420

Higher education

Degree and diploma programmes at universities, colleges and polytechnics; scholarships.

11430

Advanced technical and managerial training

Professional-level vocational training programmes and in-service training.

Note: Sector specific education activities are to be included in the respective sectors, either in a specific education code such as Agricultural education or in a general code such as Communications policy/administrative management.

 

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