Education upgrade ESS1-ESS4

For ESS rounds 1 to 4 there has been an upgrade of the harmonised variables for highest level of education.

As of 02.02.2011, the former 7 category EDULVL variables for respondent, partner, father and mother have been replaced by a 5 category EDULVLA variables.

In addition, depending on the availability and level of detail of country specific education variables, new 7 category harmonised education variables EISCED have been produced.