EDUCATION SYSTEM INSLOVAKIA
EDUCATIONPre-school educationPrimary educationSecondary educationHigher education
PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION Nursery school  - up to 3  - voluntary Kindergarten  - from 3 to 6  - it prepares children for school
PRIMARY EDUCATION 1st stage from 1-4 grade 2nd stage from 5-9 grade 25-30 lessons per week It is compulsory from 6 to ...
SUBJECTS IN PRIMARY SCHOOL   Languages – Slovak, German, English, Russian   History   Geography   Maths   Physics   ...
EVALUATION SCALE For knowledge:            1 – excellent            2 – very good            3 – good            4 – suti...
SECONDARY EDUCATION   It lasts from 15-19   Types:   Grammar schools     - prepare students for university study     - ...
SECONDARY EDUCATION   At secondary schools (gymnázium) the exam    subjects include: Slovak (grammar and    literature) –...
HIGHER EDUCATION   Lasts from 4 to 6 years at universities   Students who want to study have to submit application (the ...
HIGHER EDUCATIONThere are 3 types of higher education institutions: Public higher education institutions  - are financed ...
HIGHER EDUCATION   Every undergraduate has to write a thesis to receive    diploma in a certain field of study   The uni...
GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS   Pupils go to school five days a week   The lesson lasts 45 minutes   The break is after finis...
TEACHING PROCESSINCLUDES:LecturesSeminaresExercisesLaboratory workProjectsPractical trainingConsultations
HOW TO BECOME A TEACHER Required qualification for teaching all subjects at  school is given by law: Primary school: 1s...
SCHOOL RULES   Go to school on time   Be prepared for lessons   Bring letter from doctor or parents when you were ill ...
SCHOOL MANAGEMENT    Consists of:1.   PEDAGOGICAL MANAGEMENT     - management of teaching      - its support      - makin...
SCHOOL MANAGEMENT3.   ECONOMICAL MANAGEMENT     - planning finance and the economy     - the protection of the possession4...
THE INTERESTING ASPECTDoing homework 
HOMEWORK   Does homework help students learn or can it be    bad for them?   Some teachers want less homework for their ...
THE SERIOUS PROBLEMBullying
BULLYING AT SCHOOLS Bullying is a big problem in many schools It is cruel, pointless and makes a lot of young  people ve...
THANK YOU FOR    YOUR ATTENTION! 
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  1. 1. EDUCATION SYSTEM INSLOVAKIA
  2. 2. EDUCATIONPre-school educationPrimary educationSecondary educationHigher education
  3. 3. PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION Nursery school - up to 3 - voluntary Kindergarten - from 3 to 6 - it prepares children for school
  4. 4. PRIMARY EDUCATION 1st stage from 1-4 grade 2nd stage from 5-9 grade 25-30 lessons per week It is compulsory from 6 to 16 It gives children general education Pupils have to pass an entrance examination to get to secondary school
  5. 5. SUBJECTS IN PRIMARY SCHOOL Languages – Slovak, German, English, Russian History Geography Maths Physics Chemistry Art PE Craft IT Religious education Ethics Civics Music Biology Science
  6. 6. EVALUATION SCALE For knowledge: 1 – excellent 2 – very good 3 – good 4 – sutisfied 5- unsutisfied For behaviour:  1 – the best 2 – less good 3 – good 4 – the worst
  7. 7. SECONDARY EDUCATION It lasts from 15-19 Types: Grammar schools - prepare students for university study - are often highly selective – the brightest students advance to them - can be bilingual: Slovak – German/English/French - students can visit 8-year gymnasium (after 5/6 grade) Professional schools (Vocational schools) - prepare students for their future professions - are visited by students interested in art, craft, etc. Special schools - include: technical, agricultural, nursing, music, art, chemical schools , conservatories and business academies After finishing secondary school (4 year school study) students usually take a school-leaving exam After finishing secondary school (3 year school study) students usually take a skill certificate
  8. 8. SECONDARY EDUCATION At secondary schools (gymnázium) the exam subjects include: Slovak (grammar and literature) – written and oral form, a foreign language – written on oral, a natural science subject and two other subjects of the student´s choice After passing the exam, student receives the School-Leaving Certificate and apply it for study at universities and colleges
  9. 9. HIGHER EDUCATION Lasts from 4 to 6 years at universities Students who want to study have to submit application (the end of February) Students have to pass an entrance examination (between June–September) Undergraduates can study – economics, foreign trade, architecture, law, journalism, the humanities, foreign languages, medicine, science, music, art, drama, engineering or computer science at various schools Students have to get credits and grades A, B, C, D, E – if they pass, and FX – if they fail Slovak universities have winter and summer terms during the academic year Students can enrol: Bachelor´s Degree – three-year study (abbr. Bc.) Master´s Degree – four and five-year study (abbr. Mgr.), Engineer (Ing.) Medicine – 6 year study - MUDr. – in the field of human medicine MDDr. – dentist MVDr. – vet
  10. 10. HIGHER EDUCATIONThere are 3 types of higher education institutions: Public higher education institutions - are financed mostly by the government State higher education institutions: - Military, Police and Medical Schools - are fully financed from the state budget Private higher education institutions: - are financed by non-governmental institutions or foundersMany universities co-operate with universitiesfrom abroad through bilateral Erasmusagreements.
  11. 11. HIGHER EDUCATION Every undergraduate has to write a thesis to receive diploma in a certain field of study The university or collage study is finished with a state examination and after it there is a graduation ceremony Doctoral Degree are awarded after another few years of study, postgraduate students do research work and write a dissertation one Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Doctor of Pedagogy (PaedDr.) All study programmes must be accredited by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of Slovak Republic Full time study at state and public higher education institutions is available free of charge
  12. 12. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS Pupils go to school five days a week The lesson lasts 45 minutes The break is after finishing each lesson, it lasts 10-15 minutes The school year starts on 1st September and ends on 30th June. The school year is divided into two terms (September – January, February – June) Types: State schools (education is free) Private schools (education is paid) Church schools (education is paid) Pupils don´t wear uniforms Pupils and students are evaluated by marks from 1 to 5 (1 is the best, 5 is the worst) Each term students get their school report Pupils have: Autumn holiday (3 days) Christmas holiday (2 weeks) Half-year holiday (1 day) Easter holiday (1 week) Summer holiday (2 months)
  13. 13. TEACHING PROCESSINCLUDES:LecturesSeminaresExercisesLaboratory workProjectsPractical trainingConsultations
  14. 14. HOW TO BECOME A TEACHER Required qualification for teaching all subjects at school is given by law: Primary school: 1st stage - it´s 4 year university study programme 2nd stage – it´s 5 year university study programme Secondary school: It´s 5 year university study programme You need to get Master´s degree You have to post the application Applicants don´t have to have any career
  15. 15. SCHOOL RULES Go to school on time Be prepared for lessons Bring letter from doctor or parents when you were ill Wear slippers Bring your mark book, books and necessary materials Do your homework (at home!) Stand up when the teacher enters the room Respect yourself and others Raise your hand before speaking Keep your desk and class clean No vulgar language Don´t run along the corridors during the break Don´t use a mobile phone during lessons Don´t chew the chewing gum or eat Don´t leave the school without asking teacher Don´t listen to music during lessons Don´t smoke
  16. 16. SCHOOL MANAGEMENT Consists of:1. PEDAGOGICAL MANAGEMENT - management of teaching - its support - making an own school programme - rising teaching quality - checking teaching process2. PERSONAL MANAGEMENT - obtaining the fresh teachers - the evaluation of teachers and their growth
  17. 17. SCHOOL MANAGEMENT3. ECONOMICAL MANAGEMENT - planning finance and the economy - the protection of the possession4. ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT - the holding on regulations and working duties
  18. 18. THE INTERESTING ASPECTDoing homework 
  19. 19. HOMEWORK Does homework help students learn or can it be bad for them? Some teachers want less homework for their students. They say homework makes students unhappy and put stress on them Other teachers say that homework helps young people learn the skills which they need for the future Some pupils like homework when it is useful and they don´t mind it Other pupils hate homework, because it stops them going out with their friends and they think it is a waste of time
  20. 20. THE SERIOUS PROBLEMBullying
  21. 21. BULLYING AT SCHOOLS Bullying is a big problem in many schools It is cruel, pointless and makes a lot of young people very unhappy Bullies can be boys, but the girls, too With boys, bullying is usually physical With girls, bullying is usually verbal Typical bully is: usually popular and have a lot of friends often very clever good-looking often the fashion leader in a school
  22. 22. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! 

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