AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION Academic year in Australia begins in March and ends in November. The language of instruction is English.
BASIC EDUCATION Primary school is for six years, high school, six years and for college or university, three to six years. The entry age of compulsory education is six years and exit is 15 years old.
BASIC EDUCATION Highschool is divided into junior high school (year 7-10) and senior high school (year 11-12).
BASIC EDUCATION Kindergarten* Primary school High school junior secondary level Senior secondary level*
HIGHER EDUCATIONMain purposes1. to enable individuals to develop their capabilities for effective participation in the workforce, for constructive contribution to society and for personal growth and fulfillment.
HIGHER EDUCATIONMain purposes2. To advance knowledge and understanding3. Aid the application of knowledge and understanding for the benefit of the economy and society.
HIGHER EDUCATIONMain purposes4. Enable individuals to adapt and learn, consistent with the needs of an adaptable- knowledge based economy at the local, regional and national levels.5. Contribute to democratic civilized society.
HIGHER EDUCATION1. Undergraduate level- Senior Secondary certificate is required to be admitted.2. Bachelor’s degree 3-year courses- Arts, Science and Commerce 4-year courses- Education, Engineering 5-year courses- Veterinary Science, Dentistry and Architecture 6-year courses- Medicine and Surgery
BASIC EDUCATION•The government has created a special fund toimprove conditions in Chinas elementary andhigh schools, for new construction, expansionand the re-building of run-down structures.•Per-capita educational expenditure forelementary and high school students hasgrown greatly, teaching and researchequipment, books and documents beingupdated and renewed every year.
BASIC EDUCATIONEducation Phase Length of Schooling Age RangePre-school Education without specific regulations 3-5 years old(kindergarten)Elementary Education 6 years 6-11 years old(primary school) 6 years (3 years for juniorSecondary Education middle school,(junior middle school, and then 3 years for seniorsenior middle school, 12-17 years old middle schoolvocational school, vocational school ortechnical secondary school technical secondary school
The primary-school curriculum consisted ofChinese, mathematics, physical education,music, drawing, and elementary instruction innature, history, and geography, combined withpractical work experiences around the schoolcompound.A general knowledge of politics and moraltraining, which stressed love of themotherland, love of the party, and love of thepeople (and previously love of Chairman Mao),was another part of the curriculum.
A foreign language, often English, is introducedin about the third grade. Chinese andmathematics accounted for about 60 percent ofthe scheduled class time; natural science andsocial science accounted for about 8 percent.Putonghua (common spoken language) wastaught in regular schools and pinyin romanizationin lower grades and kindergarten. The Ministry ofEducation required that all primary schools offercourses on morality and ethics.
BASIC EDUCATIONBeginning in the fourth grade, studentsusually had to perform productive labor twoweeks per semester to relate classwork withproduction experience in workshops or onfarms and relate it to academic study. Mostschools had after-hour activities at least oneday per week to involve students in recreationand community service.
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLZhongkao, the Senior Secondary EducationEntrance Examination, is the academicexamination held annually in China todistinguish junior graduates. Generallyspeaking, students will be tested in Chinese,Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry,Political Science and PE.
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLThe academic curriculum consists ofChinese, Mathematics, English, Physics,Chemistry, Biology, Geography, History,Political Science, Music, Fine Arts, PE,Technology, Computing etc. Some schoolsmay also offer vocational subjects. Generallyspeaking, Chinese, Mathematics and Englishare considered as three main subjects.
HIGHER EDUCATIONEducation Phase Length of Schooling Age Range 3 years for junior collegeTertiary Education 18-26 years 4 years for a bachelors degree, and then(junior college ,college, old or even 2-3 years for a masters degree in a university) older college or university
BASIC EDUCATION1. Kindergarten(Yōchien)*2. Elementary school(小学校 Shōgakkō)- 6 years.3. Junior high school / Lower secondary school (中学校 chūgakkō) – 3 years4. High school / Upper secondary school (高等学校 kōtōgakkō, abbr. 高校 kōkō)* - 3 years
BASIC EDUCATION In Japan, education is free and compulsory for children for 6 to 15 years. Teaching methods is usually lecture. Japanese students spend 243 days a year in school.
BASIC EDUCATION Standard curriculum includes Japanese language, social studies, math and science along with art, music, home economics, physical education, the most emphasis being given to learning the Japanese language.
BASIC EDUCATION Lower secondary schools cover grade 7, eight and nine. Upper secondary schools offer academic, technical and vocational programs. First year courses include Japanese language, English, Science and math.
HIGHER EDUCATION For students to get into universities, the student must take two exams; the first one is the national achievement test and the second one is given by the university itself. Ronin are those students who fail the test and will take another year to study and prepare to take the test again.
HIGHER EDUCATION Bachelor’s level Master’s level Doctorate level- medical program and humanities.
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