The US and the Spanish Education Systems

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Presentation about the differences between the American and the Spanish education systems by B2-2 students David Díaz, Eduardo Pérez, Emiliano López and Rosa Incógnito.

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The US and the Spanish Education Systems

  1. 1. AMERICAN EDUCATION SYSTEM VS. SPANISH EDUCATION SYSTEM.Group composed by:-David-Eduardo-Emiliano-Rosa
  2. 2. SPANISH EDUCATION SYSTEM  Pre-School  Primary School  Secondary School Bachillerato Vocational training University studies Postgraduate
  3. 3. SPANISH EDUCATION SYSTEM Pre-school (0-6 years of age) - First Cicle: (0-3 years) - Second Cicle: (3-6 years) Non- compulsory and free Primary school (6-12 years of age) - First Cicle: (6-9 years) - Second Cicle: (9-12 years) Compulsory and free
  4. 4.  Secondary education (12-16 years of age) - Compulsory and free (Bachiller)(16-18 years of age) - Arts - Nature and Health Sciences - Sciences & Engineering - Social Sciences - Humanities - Non-compulsory and free
  5. 5.  Vocational Training - Middle Grade Training Cycles Secondary diploma as a requirement - Superior-level Training Cycles School leaver as the principal requirement
  6. 6. CATEGORIES OF SPANISH SCHOOLS Private schools State schools Private run schools funded by the State
  7. 7. AMERICAN EDUCATION SYSTEM  Elementary School  Middle School  High School  College  Postgraduated education
  8. 8. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL From 4 until 11 years old  Preschool: 4-5 years old  Kindergarten: 5-6 years old Spanish pre- school  Grades:  1st: 6-7 years old  2nd: 7-8 years old  3rd: 8-9 years old Compulsory and free  4th: 9-10 years old  5th: 10-11 years old
  9. 9. MIDDLE SCHOOL From 11 until 14 6th Grade: 11-12 years old 7th Grade: 12-13 years old Compulsory and free 8th Grade: 13-14 years old
  10. 10. HIGH SCHOOL From 14 until 18 years old 9th: Freshman: 14-15 years old Compulsory 10th: Sophomore: 15-16 years old and free 11th: Junior: 16-17 years old 12th: Senior: 17-18 years old DIPLOMA
  11. 11. MAIN DIFFERENCES Spanish American School years: Courses School years: Grades Diploma: Diploma:After Secondary Education. After Senior High School (16 years old) (18 years old) Teachers: Students:switch classes switch classes Bachiller: Junior/Senior High School:Focused on what you You study a little bit ofwant to specialized in. Everything.
  12. 12.  Marks: Numbers Marks: Letters
  13. 13. FUNDING (PUBLIC SCHOOLS) Spanish AmericanRegional governments Regionalgovernments & propertytaxes in the community.
  14. 14. ADMINISTRATIONIn the United States public schools are dividedinto districts.Every district has a Superintedent who is chosenby local elections and is the director of schooldistricts.The Principal has more power than here inSpain. He is the person in charge of recruitingteachers and managing the schools.On the other hand,
  15. 15. HOMESCHOOLING Definition Another option Why started? Why is chosen? Opposition
  16. 16. Thank you for yourcollaboration

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