DISCED-15 is an overall classification that organizes programs and education programs in four independent dimensions: Main Area, Type of Education, Level of education and Field of education.
DISCED-15 has been developed to support comparability of education statistics - both at national and international level. Thus, DISCED-15 must be able to serve as a useful classification system across statistics-producing authorities in the education sector in Denmark, while ensuring a clear connection to the international classification system ISCED.
In order to ensure flexibility, the DISCED-15 classification is based on a "building block approach" where the main area, education type, level and field of education are independent variables.
Main area – in DISCED-15 reflects the distribution of education in the regulated areas of higher education and in vocational education. Consequently, the main areas follow the structure of the Danish education system.
|Name||Valid from||Valid to|
|DISCED-15, Main area, completed educations, v1:2020||February 1, 2019||Still valid|
|DISCED-15, Main area, completed educations, v1:2019||February 1, 2018||January 31, 2019|
|DISCED-15, Main area, completed educations, v1:2018||February 1, 2017||January 31, 2018|
|DISCED-15, Main area, completed educations, v1:-2017||January 31, 2017|