Proposed features/grades

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grades
Status: Draft (under way)
Proposed by: EzekielT
Tagging: grades=*
Applies to: Node, Area, Relation
Definition: Which grades an educational facility (e.g., a kindergarten, school, university, etc.) provides.
Drafted on: 2017-07-24
RFC start: *
Vote start: *
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Which grades an educational facility (e.g., a kindergarten, school, university, etc.) provides. Can be used in conjunction with the key isced:level.

Grade Description Principal characteristics
-5 Infant education Normally between the ages of 0 and 1, initial stage of organized instruction, designed primarily to introduce very young children to a school-type environment.
-4 Toddler education Normally between the ages of 1 and 2. Similar to infant education.
-3 Toute petite section Between the ages of 2 and 3. Similar to toddler education.
-2 Pre-kindergarten for three-year-olds or petite section Between the ages of 3 and 4. Pre-kindergarten for three-year-olds provides learning to children who are 3 on or before September 1. Most programs are 3 hours but extended day is offered in some schools.
-1 Junior kindergarten Normally between the ages of 4 and 5, designed for social, emotional, and cognitive development; etc.
0 Senior kindergarten Normally between the ages of 5 and 6, designed to give a sound basic education in reading, writing and mathematics along with an elementary understanding of other subjects.
1 Grade 1 Between the ages 6 and 7. It is the first grade in elementary school, and the first school year after kindergarten (Grade 0, also known as senior kindergarten).
2 Grade 2 Ages 7-8 (usually). Often the start of low-level chemistry teaching.
3 Grade 3 Ages 8-9. Grade 3 is the fourth year of primary education in most countries. It is also the third school year of primary school.
4 Grade 4 Ages 9-10. Students study subjects such as math, science, English grammar and writing, literature, and history (often their state of residence during 4th grade). Most schools also offer health, music, art, and physical education.
5 Grade 5 Ages 10-11. Usually the last grade of elementary school; but in some cases elementary school can extend to Grade 6.
6 Grade 6 Ages 11-12. Sometimes the end of elementary school. Usually the first year where students have different teachers for each subject, but some schools have the same classroom for most of the subjects (such as mathematics, science, social studies, geography, etc.).
7 Grade 7 Ages 12-13. New topics sometimes include scientific notation, concepts with negative numbers, and more advanced geometry. Biology is also taught; and instruction in the fundamental skills of reading, writing and math, as well as history, geography, crafts, music, science, art, and physical education (phys ed. or gym), are provided.
8 Grade 8 Ages 13-14. Students in Grade 8 typically study English, mathematics, science, social science, health and physical education, the arts, technology, and a learning language.
9 Grade 9 Ages 14-15. Grade 9 and Grade 10 are sometimes the starting of high school; depending on which country it is in.
10 Grade 10 More specialized education which typically includes ages 15 and 16. Occasionally, precalculus can be taught for those who are advanced in math. Literature, science, and social studies are also prominent subjects.
11 Grade 11 Ages 16-17. They often acquire more advanced world culture and geography knowledge, along with some more-advanced social studies such as psychology and government.
12 Grade 12 Ages 17-18. Typically the last year of high school; though some countries offer Grade 13 as part of high school. In many Canadian high schools, student during their year, hold a series of fundraisers, grade-class trips, and other social events. At the end of the year, Grade 12 students often attend graduation which usually involves an official ceremony.
13 Grade 13 Ages 18-19. Sometimes the end of secondary school, but in Quebec this is the start of college. Students generally study their chosen subjects.
14 Third Level Ongoing education; ages 19-20. The last school before higher education is called ongoing school and is voluntary, though many choose to attend. At this level students decide among separate career-related schools. Some of the more practical schools last only two years, and some students may choose to attend an extra year to study higher education.
15 Fourth Level Ongoing education; ages 20-21. Can be used to enable students to engage in more athletics or gather real work experience.
16 Further education Further education; usually a means to attain an intermediate, advanced or follow-up qualification necessary to progress into university.
17 Grade 13 (college) Colleges offer Grade 13 (college) for associate degrees, which are undergraduate academic degrees awarded upon completion of a course of study intended to usually last two years. It is considered to be greater level of education than a high school diploma or GED.
18 Grade 14 Colleges offer Grade 14 for associate degrees, which are undergraduate academic degrees awarded upon completion of a course of study intended to usually last two years. It is considered to be greater level of education than a high school diploma or GED.
19 Grade 15 First year of studying for a bachelor's degree or other undergraduate degree. In some educational systems and subjects, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a master's degree; which is the case for Britain.
20 Grade 16 Last year of studying for a bachelor's degree or other undergraduate degree.[1] In some educational systems and subjects, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a master's degree; which is the case for Britain. Study for a bachelor's degree may take 2-5 years.
21 Grade 17 First year of studying for a master's degree or other postgraduate degree. Involves intense amount of learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education.
22 Grade 18 Last year of studying for a master's degree or other postgraduate degree.[2] Involves intense amount of learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education. Study for a master's degree may take 1-6 years.
23 Vocational Vocational education prepares people to work in a trade, a craft, as a technician, or in professional vocations such as engineering, accountancy, nursing, medicine, architecture, or law.
24 Continuing Also known as a "university extension" or "extension school", continuing education courses are frequently delivered through a division or school of continuing education of a college or university known sometimes as the university extension or extension school.
25 Adult education Adult education is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self–educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. Driven by what one needs or wants to learn, the available opportunities, and the manner in which one learns.
26 Senior education Education for seniors; sometimes driven by the drive to continue learning, or if one couldn't or didn't attend university for certain reasons. May be 60+, 61+, 62+, 63+, 64+, or 65+; though Ryerson University offers 50+. Usually provided at universities. Free tuition or reduced fees often apply for senior education.

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