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365 v3.0 Prior secondary education course at school; year

Description

A code which identifies whether a student had commenced and/or completed the final year of secondary education. NB. See "Classification" section below for detailed description.

Details

Version:3.0
First year:2000
Last year:2004
Field name:PR-SECED-SCHOOL
Element name:Prior secondary education course at school; year

Code format:

Data Type:Character
Units:Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed
Width:5

Classification

Description (detailed)

A code which identifies whether a student had commenced and/or completed the final year of secondary education at a high school, technical high school, secondary school or secondary college; and the year in which the student completed the final year of secondary education.

CODEMEANING
00000Overseas Student
00100Domestic student but not a commencing student

A commencing domestic student who for the final year of secondary education at a high school, technical high school, secondary school or secondary college:

CODEMEANING
10000did not do final year
2YYYYdid final year and completion of final year of secondary education was in year YYYY
99999there was no information on prior secondary education course at school

Coding notes

YYYY is replaced by the last year in which the student completed the final year of secondary education at school. If no information is available for year, code as "29999".

If data are reported for overseas students, DESTPAC will identify such students using Element 358 (Citizen/resident indicator) and will ignore the data during edit validations and the data for them will be re‑coded as "00000" when data are loaded to DEST's database.

*If data other than "00100" are reported for non‑commencing domestic students, DESTPAC will ignore the data during edit validations.

Input files

​Past Element

Change History

​11 November 1998; *rev 8 October 2001