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Spanish Education System for Primary teachers and Principals from Nothern Ireland

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Presentación mª isabel rodríguez teachers from northern ireland

  1. 1. THE SPANISH EDUCATION SYSTEM CASTILLA-LA MANCHA June 2011
  2. 6. <ul><li>There are 919 towns in the Autonomous Community (11,3% of towns in Spain) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>496 towns ≥ 500 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>231 between 5001 and 2.000 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>157 between 2001 and 10.000 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>35 towns more than 10.000 inhabitants </li></ul>
  3. 7. <ul><ul><li>Population: ≈ 46 million (34% under 29) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>67.3 % of students enrolled at some educational level </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Official languages: official and co-officials </li></ul></ul>Education System in Spain: some facts:
  4. 8. Legal Framework: 2006 Organic Act on Education <ul><ul><li>inclusion of basic skills in the basic education curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>establishment of a diagnostic assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>core curricula </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>general organization of vocational training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>organization : specialized Language Education and professional Music and Dance Education . </li></ul></ul>
  5. 9. Basic Principles of Organic Act on Education <ul><ul><li>Quality education and Equal opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational aims of the European Union </li></ul></ul>
  6. 10. <ul><ul><li>Public schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private schools: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>independent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>governmment dependent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>( Publicly funded private schools ) </li></ul></ul></ul>Types of schools:
  7. 11. Administrative control: <ul><ul><li>Central government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Autonomous Communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools </li></ul></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><ul><li>Pre-primary education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compulsory education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-compulsory education/upper secondary and post-secondary level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher education </li></ul></ul>A tour through the Spanish Education System:
  9. 14. Pre-primary education and Compulsary education
  10. 15. <ul><ul><li>Post-compulsory education/upper secondary education </li></ul></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><ul><li>Language teaching, Artistic and Adult Education </li></ul></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><ul><li>Post secondary and Higher education </li></ul></ul>
  13. 18. Pre-primary education/ Compulsory Education <ul><li>First six years of childhood and is structured into two stages of three years each. </li></ul><ul><li>Compulsory education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>from age 6 to 16 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Education , 6 years, which consists of three stages, each of them lasting two years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower Secondary Education , which consists of four school years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compulsory education lasts 10 years . </li></ul>
  14. 19. <ul><li>Admissions criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Length of school day/week/year </li></ul><ul><li>Class size / student grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher for all subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum control and content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the national core curriculum, which implies 65 %. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Autonomous Community draws up its own off icial curriculum adding 35% </li></ul></ul>
  15. 20. <ul><li>Content areas that make up the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Own textbooks and other teaching materials </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment, progression and qualifications </li></ul>
  16. 21. Some more information <ul><li>Equality: Integration and inclusion of pupils </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation for Inequality </li></ul><ul><li>Special educational needs </li></ul>
  17. 22. TEACHING STAFF IN THE DIFFERENT STAGES <ul><li>INFANT EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>PRIMARY EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>music, physical education, foreign languages </li></ul></ul>
  18. 23. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SPANISH EDUCATION SYSTEM STRUCTURE OF MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION <ul><li>PARTICIPATION SYSTEMS: </li></ul><ul><li>GOVERNING BODIES AND TEACHER COORDINATION OF SCHOOLS </li></ul><ul><li>THE SCHOOL COUNCIL </li></ul><ul><li>TEACHERS COUNCIL </li></ul><ul><li>MANAGEMENT TEAM </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Head </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Director of Studies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School Secretary </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 24. <ul><li>SELECTION OF HEAD </li></ul><ul><li>REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST OF SCHOOL HEAD </li></ul>
  20. 25. INCORPORATION INTO PUBLIC SCHOOLS <ul><ul><li>First year teachers in a public school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulations governing civil servants, establishes three corps of non-university teachers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection process - competitive examination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Variables are taken into account: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge of contents and teaching methodology </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The candidate’s academic record and professional experience </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 26. <ul><li>THANK YOU VERY MUCH </li></ul><ul><li>Mª Isabel Rodríguez </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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