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Education Future

  1. 1. North South West East A country of Northern Europe 560 north & 100 East
  2. 2. The Kingdom of Denmark Area - 47, 097 km2 Copenhagen Life Expectancy – 78.3yrs Nationality – Danish Literacy – 99%
  3. 3. Population: 54, 93, 621 Growth rate: 0.3% Density: 333/mile2 Ethnic groups: Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali Languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority) note: English is the predominant second language
  4. 4. Ministry of Education Denmark Education System
  5. 5. Age Class Stage 6 0 Pre School Class 7 1 Primary&LowerSecondary CompulsoryEducation 8 2 9 3 10 4 11 5 12 6 13 7 14 8 15 9 16 10 17 10 General Upper Secondary Education Vocational Upper Secondary Education 18 11 19 12 20 12
  6. 6. Pre-Primary Four types of Institutions: Nurseries (6 months to 3 yrs) Kindergartens (3-5/6yrs) Integrated Institutions (6 months to 5/6yrs) Child Minder
  7. 7. Curriculum Personal development; Development of language; The nature and natural science phenomena; Body & Movement; Social skills; Cultural values & expressions. Teaching Methods Prepare for learning through play: Play Developing Activities Training (to seat, concentrate, remember, retell, and make drawings) Social Process (listen to each other & tell stories) Movements & Rhythmic Move Evaluation Through Parents Consultation
  8. 8. Primary The public municipal school (Folkeskole) – is a comprehensive school Private schools - free elementary schools Duration & Age Group It takes about 10 yrs & for the young pupil of 6 to 16 yrs Subject Taught Danish, English, Christian studies, Social studies, History, PE & sport, Music, Art, Handcar., wood/metalwork, home economics, Mathematics, Nature/technology, Geography, Biology, Physics/chemistry, German/French, Non-teaching social time
  9. 9. Provide Subject specific Qualification and prepare as a citizen in Democratic Society Teaching strengthens and develops the individual pupil‘s interests, qualifications and needs Aims to develop cooperative skills. Teaching Learning Strategies Assessment System Pupils are continuously evaluated Teachers write individual learning plans that are updated regularly Progression to the next form is usually automatic. At step- 9 “Leaving Certificate of the Folkeskole “ At step-10 “Advanced Leaving Certificate of theFolkeskole” Examinations are compulsory. Pupils also write a one week project assignment Medium of Instruction Local mostly used language
  10. 10. Secondary Often called “Youth Education Program” This step offers two section: 1. General upper secondary education (prepare primarily for Higher education) 2. Vocational upper secondary education (trained to Career) Duration & Age Group This step offers 4/5 yrs of education for the age group 16-20 Subject Taught According to the group : Science known as Technology Arts Commerce known as Business General Upper Secondary Education
  11. 11. Teaching Learning Strategies Develop the pupils' personal and general competencies Enhancing independent and analytical skills as well as prepare to become democratic and socially conscious citizens with a global outlook Comprise a wide range of both compulsory and optional subjects at different levels Completely practical based and Field work Assessment System Written & Oral Examination One or two major written Assignments
  12. 12. Vocational Upper Secondary Education Subject Taught There is a choice of seven basic courses, also called “access routes”: Building and construction Crafts and engineering trades Food production and catering Mechanical engineering, transport and logistics Service industries Technology and communication The commercial field – trade, office and finance. Teaching Learning Strategies According to the Pupil’s needs and interest Direct Program & Training Conduct approximately 200 main programs
  13. 13. Assessment System No examination in VET step During the practical training students must expect to have a 37 hour weekly workload Medium of Instruction Mostly used Danish but for migrant student English for Secondary Step Compulsory Education The lower Secondary Step is Compulsory for the Danish Education System Duration 10 years (before 1 January 2009 it was 9 years) For the Age group 6-16
  14. 14. Technology Teachers’ are Free to choose their Teaching Materials and have complete access to ICT Innovation A complete scientific system of Teaching learning process Government can ensure Job for the student Great Emphasis on Vocational Education Governmental Methodological Guideline for Each Subject Production School

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