“ The central task of education is to implant a will and facility for learning; it should produce not learned but learning people. The truly human society is a learning society, where grandparents, parents, and children are students together.”
South Africa has the compulsory education for 1 to 12 grades, including elementary school and high school. Elementary is from 1 to 7 grades, high school is from 8 to 12 grades. Each year will hold a national graduation examination for the 12 th grade student. Students can apply the university with their examination report card.
South Africa considers that the core value of education is: democracy, freedom, equality, justice and peace, and believe that conversations are the most powerful strength to rise up the school democracy. The university’s course can be divided to four years and three years.
Mainly, to most of the children, entering to which
category can decide your future.
The most intellect students can go to the 文理中學 Gymnasium ; the educational system of Gymnasium is thirteen years, if you can graduate from Gymnasium, then you can have the qualification for the university. The ordinary students will go to the 實科中學 Realschule , the educational system is about 11 to 12 years, and you can go to the advanced college. The third-rate students only can go to the 主體學校 Haupschule ; the education system is about 9 to 10 years. Most of them will be the blue-collar workers . German’s high school can be separated into three categories. Children will be sent to school in age of six. Fourth grade is the most important year, based on students’ grade and your inclination toward your life; these will decide your future.
Australia The Australian up to the regulative age must receive the compulsory education, this age varies from state to state but is generally 15-17. Post-compulsory education is regulated within the Australian Qualifications Framework( 澳洲職業暨資格體系 ), a unified system of national qualifications in schools, vocational education and training (TAFE) and the higher education sector (university). Education in Australia is primarily the responsibility of states and territories. Generally, education in Australia follows the three-tier model which includes primary education (primary schools), followed by secondary education (secondary schools/high schools) and tertiary education (universities and/or TAFE Colleges). University of Melbourne University of Sydney Main Quadrangle
America Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, which can separate three levels: federal , state , and local . The age for compulsory education is decided by state. It begins from ages 5~8 and ends from ages 14~18. More and more states are now requiring compulsory education until the age of 18. Compulsory education includes public schools , private schools , or home school program . Generally, education is divided into three levels: elementary school , middle school (junior high school), and high school (secondary education). Children are divided by age groups into grades, ranging from kindergarten (followed by first grade) to twelfth grade, the final year of high school. The exact age range of students in these grade levels changes slightly from area to area. Post-secondary education is known as college or university and consists of four years of study. American Studies Homer statue at the University of Virginia