The Educational System          in      Catalonia
Education in CataloniaFree from the age of 3 to16and compulsory from 6 to 16Tuition is mostly in Catalan but children comp...
Organization0 to 3 Nursery School        12   Post-                             to   Compulsory                           ...
School CalendarFrom September to June – divided into 3 terms:   1st term : from September to Christmas Holidays (15 days) ...
Basically, 5 different kinds of schoolsNursery schoolsPrimary schools 9 levels - 3 Infant Education                       ...
From 0 to 12   Nursery schools                        Primary schoolsFrom 4 months to 3 years,              9 levels:we fi...
From 12 to 16 Secondary schools (SIN)                         4 levels ESO (Educació Secundària Obligatòria)              ...
From 3 to 16   Institut Escola  Infant+ Primary                  Kind of Comprehensive Schools+ Secondary Education   Most...
From 12 to 18 or moreHigh Schools                They offer:   (Institut)               4 years of Secondary Educationonly...
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Adult EducationCatalan – for newcomersSpanish – for foreignersForeign Languages (EOI – Escola Oficial d’Idiomes/Official S...
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Sistema Educatiu Catalunya

  1. 1. The Educational System in Catalonia
  2. 2. Education in CataloniaFree from the age of 3 to16and compulsory from 6 to 16Tuition is mostly in Catalan but children complete their compulsoryeducation with the mastering of both Spanish and Catalan and anadequate level of at least one foreign language.Equality of opportunities and social integration are the guidelines ofCatalan Education 2
  3. 3. Organization0 to 3 Nursery School 12 Post- to Compulsory 16 Schooling3 to 6 Infant Education Batxillerat6 Primary Education = A-Levelsto (compulsory)1212 Compulsoryto Secondary16 Education
  4. 4. School CalendarFrom September to June – divided into 3 terms: 1st term : from September to Christmas Holidays (15 days) 2nd term: from January to Easter Holidays (10 days) 3rd term: from Easter Holidays to the end of JuneSummer Holidays include July and August and the first week of September 4
  5. 5. Basically, 5 different kinds of schoolsNursery schoolsPrimary schools 9 levels - 3 Infant Education - 6 Primary EducationSecondary schools 4 levels – (SIN)Comprehensive Schools (Infant + Primary + SecondaryEducation )(Institut Escola)High Schools (Institut) 4 levels of Secondary Education 2 levels of Batxillerat (A-levels) 2 levels of different specialities of Professional Schooling (Middle Grade) CFPGM 2 levels of different specialities of Professional Schooling (Upper Grade) CFPGS 5
  6. 6. From 0 to 12 Nursery schools Primary schoolsFrom 4 months to 3 years, 9 levels:we find them in most little villages - 3 years for Infant Education P3, P4 & P5 - 6 years Primary Education. In many villages where there are at least 6 children. (Cyclic schools) 6
  7. 7. From 12 to 16 Secondary schools (SIN) 4 levels ESO (Educació Secundària Obligatòria) Secondary Compulsory Education : Once completed these 4 years, students get the Certificate of Graduate in ESO. (A kind of GCE- O Level) In some schools they start a 2nd Foreign Language In the 4th year they do a Group Research Work - worth 10% of their grades. 7
  8. 8. From 3 to 16 Institut Escola Infant+ Primary Kind of Comprehensive Schools+ Secondary Education Mostly found : in big villages, where there are students enough (30/40), in the 6th year of Primary Education, to ensure at least one group per level of Secondary Education. in towns where there has been a recent need for schooling. 8
  9. 9. From 12 to 18 or moreHigh Schools They offer: (Institut) 4 years of Secondary Educationonly found in towns giving access to 2 years more of post- compulsory Education in most of them both either or 2 levels of Batxillerat 2 levels of different (A-levels) specialities of giving them access to Professional Schooling University or (Middle Grade) CFPGM 2 levels of different specialities of Professional Schooling (Upper Grade) CFPGS 9
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  11. 11. Adult EducationCatalan – for newcomersSpanish – for foreignersForeign Languages (EOI – Escola Oficial d’Idiomes/Official State School for Languages)Basic Tuition in Mathematics and LanguageESO for Adults- preparation to the equivalent of “GCE”/Certificate of Graduation in Secondary EducationPreparation to the different Access Exams (eitherUniversity or Upper Grade Professional Schooling)Informatics 11
  12. 12. www.gencat.cat

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