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Education in the uk

  1. 1. EDUCATION in the UK<br />EOI de Granada - Intermediate G<br />February 2011<br />M. Elena Tapia<br />
  2. 2. TYPES OF SCHOOLS<br />STATE FUNDED SCHOOL SYSTEM<br />STATE SCHOOLS, whichreceivethemoneyfromthegovernment.<br />There are alsoINDEPENDENT SCHOOLS, whichreceivethemoneymainlyfrom TUTITION FEES.<br />Theseschools are usuallycalledPRIVATEorPUBLIC (paradoxically). Etonisanexample.<br />They are usuallyBOARDINGSCHOOLS.<br />
  3. 3. ETON COLLEGE<br />
  4. 4. SCHOOLING<br />Full-time educationiscompulsoryforchildrenfromtheir 5th birthdaytillthey are 16.<br />Theleavingage has beenraisedto 18 bytheEducation and SkillsAct in 2008.<br />Compulsoryeducation: NurserySchool – PrimarySchool – SecondarySchool + GCSE<br />Furthereducation: <br /> – SIXTH FORM + A-LEVELS <br />(SixthformcollegeorFurthereducationcollege)<br /> - VOCATIONAL TRAINING <br />
  5. 5. SCHOOL SUBJECTS<br />
  6. 6. VOCATIONAL TRAINING<br />Vocational education or vocational education and training (VET) prepares trainees for jobs that are based on manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic, and totally related to a specific trade, occupation, or vocation. It is sometimes referred to as technical education as the trainee directly develops expertise in a particular group of techniques or technology (Definition taken from wikipedia)<br />
  7. 7. HIGHER EDUCATION<br />Students can enterUniversityfrom 18 onwards.<br />TheystudyforanACADEMIC DEGREE.<br />Firstdegree(3 years) BACHELOR’S DEGREE.<br />Students are UNDERGRADUATE.<br />Post graduatedegree: MASTER’S DEGREE (1 year) and DOCTORATE’S DEGREE (3 years).<br />Students are POSTGRADUATE.<br />
  8. 8. Formore informationvisit:<br />http://www.britishcouncil.org/usa-education-uk-system-k-12-education.htm<br />

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