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Post-compulsory education

Parent term: Compulsory education

Education beyond the compulsory age prescribed by statute in each state or territory, including the senior years of secondary schooling, and all higher, further, or other post-secondary education.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
Education which is received by an individual after the minimum legal school leaving age (basic education).
Source: Ministry of Labour 2005, Jordan
Education followed by an individual after compulsory education which sets minimum legal standards and duration of obligatory schooling
Source: EU commission (NRDC) 2011, Europe
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