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4 Educational purpose qualifiers
Use EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE 4* Qualifier codes WITH appropriate subject codes for: indicating the curriculum, examination or level for which educational material is specifically designed, such as school textbooks, language learning coursework, study aids, revision material, vocational training material etc. Use 4Z- national extensions when available for material written or created for a specific countries education system. 4Z codes may be used for material that is used in multiple countries, for example, the GMAT exam. Always use a 4* Qualifier when using a YP* codes. DO NOT USE: to indicate educational institutions that are the subject of a book, eg, a history of specific university. DO NOT USE: code “4” itself, but select appropriate specific qualifiers from section 4*
4T For specific educational purposes
4TC Textbook, coursework
Use with: materials to indicate they are coursebooks or course material, usually aimed at the pupil or student. Use with: 4Z* codes as appropriate or other 4* Qualifiers to indicate level, e.g. primary, secondary, university, vocational
4TM Revision and study guide
Use for: supplementary material that can include notes or resumes of texts or subjects, that is meant to help a student study or revise a particular aspect of a subject or a specific work or to prepare for a specific exam or test and normally linked to and dependent on a specific curriculum
4TN For examinations / tests / assessments
Class here: past papers, mock exam papers, model tests, exam preparation titles, practice papers, exemplars. Use for: works that prepare for, or have samples of particular exams, tests or assessments
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4TP Content and language integrated learning (CLIL)
Use for: material that is suitable to be used to teach non-linguistic subjects in a second or non-native language
4TQ For Intercultural bilingual education (IBE) 1.4
4TV For supplementary education programmes (compensatory / complementary education)
Use for: educational material intended to make up for experiences (such as cultural experiences) lacked by disadvantaged children
4TW For specific learning difficulties
Use for: educational material designed for differentiated learning and people with specific learning difficulties
4TY For home learning / Self-study / autonomous learning
Use for: materials suitable for independent learning or to learn a new skill or subject at home or supplementary autonomous material that complements formal education, including holiday or vacation learning material, but that is not dependent on classroom courses.
See also: 4CX For adult education

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