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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CHILEAN STUDENT
Transcript of A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CHILEAN STUDENT
Carmela Carvajal de Prat
Famous high school in Chile
Ranks 38 among 500 throughout Chile and number one in the whole province of Osorno
Founded in March 25, 1909.
Opened for boys and girls in the 80's
Today, the high school has 1300 students and 58 teachers.
7th to 12th grade
Friday, October 23, 2015
Vol XCIII, No. 311
These include, but are not limited to:
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CHILEAN STUDENT
higher education comes at a high cost
2nd most expensive private university system of any OECD country
families shoulder 85% of the cost of a university education
40% fail to finish degrees because of this
President has made overhauling the nation’s education system a key goal of her administration
Grades go from 1-7, 1 being the worst and 7 being the best.The minimum required to pass is a 4.
In early education though a letter system is used MB-very good,B-good,S-acceptable, and I- failing.
In the PSU, a university entry test, they go from 150-180 and a minimum score is needed to get into universities.
Currently going through an education reform to raise teacher pay and conditions.
Schools will be managed and financed by towns and are going to make university education free.
corporal punishment is seen as unlawful but not prohibited in schools
school discipline is regarded as crucial factors in students’ learning experiences
Levels of Education
Language and communication,
Science (physics, chemistry and biology)
Visual or musical arts
Technology, the first two years
Philosophy and psychology, the last two years.
school starts March - December
winter break in July
summer break from mid December to March
school days: usually 7 to 8 hours
students and teachers also have other holidays off
Technology In Schools
60% of schools have access to the internet, 95% of schools have received computers and on average have one computer for every 13 students.
Teachers are not putting them to use though because they either do not know how or do not care to learn how, they feel it’s easier and better to keep teaching traditionally.
Some do embrace the technology and use it in their classrooms.
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Key Education Facts
Schools in Chile are separated in to preschool, primary school, secondary school, and university.
Their budget is $12.4 billion.
The primary language in Chile is Spanish.
Enrollment, as of 2014, is 4.75 million.
The literacy rate is currently at 98.6%.
Out of 215 countries, Chile’s rank is 86.
It’s education index is 0.798.
Primary and Secondary school both last 6 years each. People generally spend 16.4 years in education.
The educational attainment is 72%.
Pre-school: For children up to 5 years old.
Primary school: 6–13 years old, divided into 8 grades.
Secondary school: 14–17 years old, divided into 4 grades.
University: divided between "traditional" universities and private institutions.
track & field
and other sports
High School Rotation and Bell Schedule
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8
7:45 - 9:15 A E D H C G B F
9:15 - 9:30 Break
9:35 - 11:05 B F A E D H C G
11:05 -11:20 Break
11:25 -12:55 C G B F A E D H
12:55 - 1:35 Lunch
1:40 - 3:10 D H C G B F A E
Habitats for Humanity
High School Newspaper
National Honor Society
29+ students in each classroom
about 32 students in Primary school
about 30 students in Secondary school
about 31 students for public institutions
about 34 students for private institutions
Amount of Students
Before We Begin...
here are some things to consider...