Infant education is the first level of the Spanish education system. It is for children from 3 years old to 5. It isn’t compulsory, but almost all children do it. It is divided into three courses. From 5 years old you start the primary education.
It is compulsory. When you finish it, you must know: Read Write Basic calculation Some essential cultural concepts. It purpose is to give to all the pupils a basic formation. It is for children that they have from 6 years old to 12. It divides into three cycles, and six courses (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th) After it, children start Secondary Obligatory Education.
It is compulsory till 16 years old It is for boys from 12 years to 16 years. You only can study Secondary Education till 18 years old. The purpose of the Secondary Education is to train the pupil for they can continue studying superior education or prepare them to the workplace.
Is a education for adult people from 16 years that it teach you knowledge and skills of current and future workers over a lifetime. There are two types of Professional Formation: ◦ Medium Grade: you can do it when you finish the Secondary Education. ◦ Superior Grade: you have to do baccalaureate and then you can do it.
It is a type of studies which you obtain the Baccalaureate grade. You can do it with all ages, but the normal is do it when you finish Secondary Education. It lasts 2 years. When you finish it, you can go in two ways: ◦ You can do the selectivity (test that include all things that you learn in baccalaureate) and then if you pass it you can go to the university. ◦ You can do a professional formation of superior grade.