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German Schools vs NC Schools

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Martha Pell

on 30 April 2013

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How are these schools different? German Bavarian Schools vs. NC Schools Teacher Training and Certification School Day and Year Structure of School System German Bavaria Graduation and Success Rates Teacher Pay and Respect Bavarian Teachers References North Carolina Teacher Education in
Bavaria Germany The Induction Period Induction Period: Phase One Induction Period : Phase Two Teacher Education in NC Enter the College of Education Year Long Internship Student Teaching NC Teachers The students must complete 5 semesters of school at the university level. Then they have to take a state exam similar to the Praxis I. The students must complete 3 phases in at least 2 different schools. This is similar to student teaching in North Carolina. This is considered to be an extremely difficult time for the students. This is 50% seminars and 50% teaching. Students complete 50 credit hours of general education courses at Community College or University. Students complete two semesters of education classes with observations in the schools. Teacher training, students complete course work at the University while also spending 1 day per week in the schools. The last semester of training is spent entirely in the schools and the student teacher takes on responsibilities as a teacher. (Graduation 2011) Complete Praxis Exam Receive licensure to teach in NC! Teach Teach NC Start date no earlier than the Monday closest to August 26 and end date no later than the Friday closest to June 11

Covers at least nine calendar months.

Must have a minimum of 185 days OR 1,025 hours of instruction.

School shall not be held on Sunday.

Traditional: A school is in operation for at least 185 days, with a 10 week summer break.

Year Round: A school that remains in session for 11 out of 12 months.

Modified Year Round: A traditional school with longer fall & spring breaks (approximately 2 weeks each) and a short summer break (approximately 6-7 weeks.)

Traditional and Year Round Combination: A school that offers two or more calendar types. Bavaria German Bavaria North Carolina Graduation Planning Worksheet for B.A. in Elementary Education. (2011, November 2) College of Education. Retrieved April 22, 2013, from https://education.uncc.edu/sites/education.uncc.edu/files/media/planning/ELED%20Undergrad%20Planning%20Sheet.pdf How do NC Schools Measure Up?. (2013, February 1). NC Public Schools. Retrieved April 23, 2013, from www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/data/reports/education-data/other/measure-up.pdf (How do? 2013) Induction Period: Phase Three The seminars can be taken in two or three subjects; psychology, pedagogy, political education. The students have to teach 3 lessons in each
subject for 6 weeks. Then they have to take
over 6-8 lessons each week. Start this phase in a new school. Mentor leaves the students alone most of the time. Teach 3-4 subjects, ll-16 lessons per week. Second teaching exam and thesis are due. The students will return to the first school. Teach 2-3 subjects, 6-8 lessons per week Third teaching exam, oral finals at university, final evaluation report Second state exam Calendar Type: Year Round School runs from September to July They attend school for six weeks and then they get two weeks off. The breaks are around autumn, Christmas, Easter, and summer. The school year is broken into two semesters. The students attend school for 206 days a year in the state of Bavaria. The students get six weeks off for summer break. The School Day School starts at 8:00 and runs until 1:00. As the students grow older and depending on the school type that they attend, students pick up afternoon classes. (Usually a couple days a week.) Students begin at a local elementary school. Kindergarten is optional, and the elementary schools run from first through fourth grade. In fourth grade, students take tests to see where they will be placed for secondary school. The high school graduation rate is 92% Germany is third in world, only behind Denmark (96%), Japan (93%), and tied with Poland http://www.data360.org/dsg.aspx?Data_Set_Group_Id=1653 High school graduation rate is 80.4%
When compared to the other 50 US States:
NC fourth graders were 12th in the country in math and 24th in reading. 4,088 Euro is approximately 5,320 Dollars. http://www.worldsalaries.org/teacher.shtml Elementary School Middle School High School Grundschule Hauptschule These are the lowest form of secondary school. Students here take vocational courses to get low paying jobs upon
graduation. Realschule These students can test into the realschule. This is the average secondary school. These students can get well paying jobs upon graduation. These students can test into the gymnasium or step down into the hauptshule. Gymnasium This is the highest level of public schooling a student can receive in Germany. These students will likely go to a university, and can get very high paying jobs. College/University Really Great Paying Jobs - Doctors, Lawyers, etc. Great Paying Jobs - Teachers, Business people, etc. Well Paying Jobs Low Paying Jobs Germany North Carolina College White Collar Blue Collar Ausband, L. (2013). Education in germany [PowerPoint slides]. Teacher pay after 15 years of experience Germany United States German teachers are paid more than American teachers. (OECD, 2012) OECD (2012), Education at a Glance 2012, Table D3.1, available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888932668109 and http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/888932668128. Rankings
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 45th in the USA

Average Teacher Salary Rank: 40th in the USA

Salary raise last year: 0.0 %

Salary raise over 10 years:
12.0 % North Carolina is 35th on the TeacherPortal salary comfort scale with a starting salary of $30,779 and average salaries of $46,605. North Carolina teacher salaries vs. total education expenditures

Total Expenditures: $12,211,122,592
Teacher Expenditures: $4,445,081,150

Percent Spent on Teachers: 36 % Structure of
German Schools (Ausband, 2013) (Ausband, 2013) (Ausband, 2013) (Ausband, 2013) (Ausband, 2013) (Ausband, 2013) (Ausband, 2013) Calendar Types: USA Germany Source : National Education Association (nea.org), National Center for Education Statistics (nces.ed.gov), 2011 Source : National Education Association (nea.org), National Center for Education Statistics (nces.ed.gov), 2011 "SCHOOL CALENDAR." School Calendar. Public Schools of North Carolina: State Board of Education. Retrieved from http://www.ncpublicschools.org/fbs/accounting/calendar/ ("School Calendar") Source : National Education Association (nea.org), National Center for Education Statistics (nces.ed.gov), 2011 Source : National Education Association (nea.org), National Center for Education Statistics (nces.ed.gov), 2011 "High School Graduation Rates in Select OECD Countries." Data 360. N.p., 2 Nov. 2007. Web. 27 Apr. 2013. <http://www.data360.org/dsg.aspx?Data_Set_Group_Id=1653>.
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