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Transcript of EDUCATION

ed·u·ca·tion [ej-oo-key-shuhn]
1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.

2. the act or process of imparting or acquiring particular knowledge or skills for a profession.

3. a degree, level, or kind of schooling.

4. the result produced by instruction, training, or study: to show one's education.

5. the science or art of teaching.
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Education in Morocco is Free.

Primary level education is compulsory.

Students aged 7-15 are given free education.

Illiteracy Rate in 2000: 51.1%

After 1956 when Morocco became independent school enrollments rose 85%.

Students must complete 9 years of basic education followed by 3 years of secondary schooling.

Institutions are both public and private.

There are 14 public Universities in the country.
There is 1 private University.
Turkish students attend 4 years primary education, first level, 4 years primary education, second level and 4 years secondary education.

Children begin their primary education in the first month of September following their sixth birthdays and will finish during the school year in which they turn 14 years old

Education is compulsory from ages 6-14 and free in state schools.

Primary schools have a 98% participation rate.

School year runs from mid September - October and continues to May or early June. There are 2 weeks for winter break in February.

Turkey has:
94 State universities
45 Private universities
11 private vocational high schools
4 military academies
1 military medical school
1 police academy

There are approximately:
2.5 million undergraduate students
105 000 post graduate students
35 000 doctoral degree
Kenya has a developed education system:
8 years primary, 4 years of secondary and 4 years of University education. (This was introduced in 1985)

Has schools that offer international systems of education like American, British, French and German.

Kenya has 7 national Universities and a number of private Universities.

85% of all Kenyan children attend free primary school.
24% of children attend secondary school.
2% attend high education institutions.
Education is open to people of all ages.

Population with a post-secondary education: 37%

Education can start from age 3 onwards.

School is compulsory for all children aged between 5 -15.

School grade levels are numbered year 1 - year 12.

The government provides funding for public schools, while churches and other groups provide funding for private schools.

In most schools children wear a uniform and sunhats are mandatory for children in years 1 - 4.

Parents have to pay for the costs of textbooks and uniforms.

Sunscreen is provided free of charge to students in primary school.
31 Million primary school pupils worldwide dropped out of school in 2012, and additional 32 Million repeated a grade.
In the Sub-Saharan, 11 Million children leave school before completing their primary education. In South & West Asia this number reaches 13.5 Million.
61 Million primary school aged children were not enrolled in school in 2010.
Children living in rural areas around the world are 2X more likely to be out of school than those children who live in urban areas.
53% of the world's out-of-school children are girls & 2/3 of illiterate people in the world are women.
2010 saw the major improvement in the Philippine education system:
A new K-12 system was enforced, which included a new curriculum for all schools.

Education in the Philippines is now compulsory.

Subjects are introduced by year:
Grade 1 - Math, Philippino
Grade 2 - English
Grade 3 - Science
Grade 4 - Geography, History, Civics
Minor subjects are integrated throughout: Music, Art, Phys. Ed, Heath.

The Filipinos start off with 80% of their students going to elementary school,
48% of them attend high school and only 20% go to Colleges and Universities.

86% of Philippines villages have publicly funded childcare centers,
but only 39% of the eligible children have access to them.
Education in Russia is organized and coordinated by the state, ensuring it is free and available for everyone.

Education is available for children at the age of 6, though it is not compulsory.

General education in Russia comprises of 3 stages; primary - 4 years, basic general - 5 years, and secondary - 2-3 years.

Education consists of 34 weeks of study per year and 27-36 hours of study per week.

General education is compulsory. Subjects such as Russian language, foreign languages, math, history, politics and natural sciences are compulsory as well.

Each school designs its own curriculum.

In Moscow, there are schools that specialize in certain subjects, such as maths, music, arts and sports.

Students must complete a final examination before being allowed to attend secondary general education.

In total, education in Russia takes 11 years to complete.
Education is compulsory for children aged 7 - 16, though many start at age 6.

Preschool is seen as a natural part of a child's upbringing.

80% of 1 - 4 year old's attend preschool.

Junior high school students who pass exams in Swedish, English and math go on to do 3 years of high school.

Sweden provides free lunch to their students everyday.
Brazil has 199,800 public and private schools offering preschool, basic and secondary education.

There are 52.6 Million students enrolled in basic education, being taught by 2 Million teachers.

However, about 1/3 of school children ever get to grade 6.

The normal practice in Brazilian schools, both public and private, is to mix all academic levels together in the same class.

Brazil runs the world's largest school meal and free textbook distribution program in the world.

Preschool education is optional. There are 2 options for preschool: Maternal (playgroup) or Jardim (academic focus).

All state preschools and nurseries are free of charge.

In Brazil it is mandatory for children to go to school from age 6 - 14.
Population with a post-secondary education: 44%

Japan has the 3rd highest post-secondary graduation rate in the world.

Japan's education system consists of 6 years of elementary school, 3 years of junior high school, 3 years of senior high school and 4 years of University.

Japan has one of the world's best-educated populations, with 100% enrollment in compulsory grades and zero illiteracy.

The Japanese school year starts in April and consists of 3 terms, separated by short holidays in spring and winter and a 1 month long summer break.

High school is not compulsory, however, enrollment is over 96% nationwide and 100% in the cities.

About 46% of all high school graduates go on to University of Junior College.
The school system in India has 4 levels:
lower primary (ages 6 - 10),
upper primary (ages 11 and 12),
high (ages 13 - 15) and
higher secondary (ages 17 and 18).

In India today, 4% of children never start school – that’s 8 million.
57% don’t complete primary schools – that’s 74 million.
And 90% don’t complete school – that’s 172 million.

The lower primary school is divided into five “standards”,
upper primary school into 2, high school into 3 and higher secondary into 2.

Students have to learn a common curriculum until the end of high school.

Free and compulsory education is guaranteed for all children aged 6 -14.

The enrollment figures in India stand at 98% among primary school aged children.

Due to shortage of resources and lack of political will, this system suffers from massive gaps including high pupil to teacher ratios, shortage of infrastructure and poor levels of teacher training.
The ages for compulsory education vary by state. It begins from ages 5 - 8 and ends from ages 14 - 18.

Compulsory education can be satisfied by educating children in public schools, state-certified private schools, or in home school programs.

Education is divided into 3 levels: elementary school, middle school and high school.

Population with post-secondary education: 41%

Every year, only 69% of American high school seniors earn their diploma.

Approximately 6 million students grades 7 through 12 are struggling to read at grade-level.

In 2010 – 2011, there were about 13,600 public school districts made up of over 98,800 public schools, including about 5,300 charter schools.
Population with a post-secondary education: 50%

In Canada there are 31 English Public school boards, 29 English Catholic, 4 French Public and 8 French Catholic school boards.

In 2011 - 2012 there were 1,343,616 primary school aged children enrolled in education and 699,501 high school aged students enrolled.

There are approximately 15,500 schools in Canada:10,100 elementary, 3,400 secondary and 2,000 mixed elementary and secondary schools.
The overall average is 350 students per school
Transportation to Schools Around the world:
"Education is a fundamental human right: Every girl and boy in every country is entitled to it. Quality education is critical to development both of societies and of individuals, and it helps pave the way to a successful and productive future.

Education ends generational cycles of poverty and disease and provides a foundation for sustainable development. A quality basic education equips girls and boys with the knowledge and skills they need to adopt healthy lifestyles, protect themselves from illness and take an active role in social, economic and political decision-making as they transition to adolescence and adulthood."
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