[Tagging] Proposed feature - age groups in schools / ISCED update

Guillaume Allegre allegre.guillaume at free.fr
Wed Nov 28 19:06:25 GMT 2012

Le mer. 28 nov. 2012 à 19:35 +0100, Martin Koppenhoefer a ecrit :
> 2012/11/28 Guillaume Allegre <allegre.guillaume at free.fr>:
> >> I happen to think the existing ISCED proposal is easy to use and provides
> >> more relevant information than the age groups proposal.
> >>
> >>   http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/ISCED
> >
> > I agree, as ISCED is an international proposed standard, from UNESCO,
> > which is specialised on this topic.
> I don't want to question the usability of tagging the ISCED-level, but
> for German schools it doesn't provide the necessary information (but
> age groups wouldn't provide that either): the main three types of
> schools (Hauptschule, Realschule and Gymnasium) do all get the same
> ISCED tag [1], and two of them also belong to two isced-levels.

In France, we decided to add a national school:FR tagging scheme.
not to supersede the international scheme, but to keep it parallel.

(by the way, in France, the ISCED levels fit perfectly the national school classification,
but that's not the question)

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