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Name of Levels of Description Subjects

Country Education

1. Australia Primary -6 years. English ,


School -Provided by Mathematics,
Science and
government and Technology,
non- government. PDHPE (Personal
-Compulsory. Development,
Health and
Physical
Education),HSIE
(Human Society
and Its
Environment),Cr
eative Arts,
Languages
(http://ourkidz.co
m.au)
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

1. Australia Secondary English,


School Mathematics,
Creative Arts: Music
a. Junior -4 years. , HSIE: Geography
Secondary -12- 16 years old and History ,
(Yr. 7-10) -Compulsory Languages, Personal
-Junior Secondary Development, Health
Certificate of and Physical
Education is awarded Education
to students at the end (PDHPE),
of Junior Secondary Technological and
Level Applied Studies
(http://ourkidz.com.a
u/content/view/294/6
2/lang,en/)
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

1. Australia b. Senior -2 years


Secondary -Students are 16-
(Yr. 11-12) 18 years old.
-No longer
compulsory
-Secondary
Certificate of
Education is given
at the end of
Senior Secondary
Education.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

1. Australia Higher - 3 to 6 years


Education -Senior Secondary
(College or Certificate of
University) Education is
required.
- Academic year
begins in March and
ends in November.
- The language of
instruction is
English.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

1. Australia Higher -Undergraduate studies


Education last between 3
(College or years(Arts, Science,
University) Commerce), 4 years
(Education,
Engineering), 5 years
(Veterinary science,
Dentistry, Architecture),
and 6 years (Medicine
and surgery)
Purposes of Australian Higher
Education
• To enable to develop their capabilities for
effective participation in the workforce, for
constructive contribution to society and for
personal growth and fulfilment.

• To advance knowledge and understanding.


Purposes of Australian Higher
Education
• Aid the application of knowledge and
understanding for the benefit of the economy
and the society.
• Enable individuals to adapt and learn ,
consistent with the needs of an adaptable
knowledge based economy at the local,
regional and nat’l levels.
• Contribute to the democratic civilized
economy.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

2. China Primary -Six years Chinese, Mathem


Grade -Compulsory atics, Physical
-Development of Education, Music,
cognitive skills. Drawing, History
-Educational , and geography,
Morality and
system is
ethics .
centralized -English is
-Course syllabus introduced on the
are written by third grade.
scientist and
professors.
2. China Secondary School -Class size ranges
from 40-60
students.
-Students have to
cover all the
topics in order to
pass nat’l
examinations.

a. Junior Middle -3 years


School -Compulsory
2. China b. Senior -3 years Chinese, Mathem
Middle -not atics, English, Phy
school compulsory sics, Chemistry, B
iology, Geography
, History,
Ideology & Politic
al
Science, Music, Fi
ne
Arts, PE, Technol
ogy, Computing
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

2. China University - Students who


wish to attend
university must
pass one of the
two versions of
the National
University
Entrance
Examination
Education in Japan
- Administered by the Mombusho or Ministry of
Education.
- Sometimes seen as the model on how to
operate schools.
- Divided in five basic levels: Kindergarten,
elementary school, lower secondary school,
upper secondary school and university.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

3. Japan Primary school -Six years Japanese


-Compulsory language,
-Lectures social studies,
math and
science,home
economics,
music ,arts,
physical
education.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

3. Japan Lower -Class size Japanese


Secondary average is 38. language,
Schools - Periods are 50 social studies,
(Grade 7-9) minutes long. math and
Science, home
economics,
music ,arts,
physical
education.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

3. Japan Upper -Not compulsory Japanese


Secondary -Offer language,
Schools Academic, English, Science
(Grade 10-12) technical and and Math.
vocational
programs Information
-Schools are processing,
ranked based on navigation, fish
their success in farming,
placing their ceramics and
graduates into business
prestigious English.
universities. (Vocational
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

3. Japan Higher -To get into


Education universities, students
must take two exams.
-Students who fail the
test will take another
year to study.
-60% of the universities
have graduate schools,
but only 7% gets
master’s degree
Japanese Education
-Relies heavily upon examinations.
- If you do well in exams, you will get into good
schools, or universities and automatically into
a good life-time job.
Education in South Africa

- Equal access to basic education


- Governed by two national departments,
namely the Department of Basic
Education (DBE), and Department of Higher
Education and Training (DHET)
- Levels are pre-primary, primary, secondary and
higher education
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

4. South Africa Basic •Language ,


Education Literacy, and
Communica-
- Gen. tion
Education and - 7 years old. •Mathemati-
cal literacy,
Training
Mathematics
a. Junior - Compulsory and
Primary Mathematical
(Grade I-III) Science
a. Senior •Natural
Primary science
(Grade IV-VI) •Technology
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

4. South Grade VII-IX - Compulsory • Human and


Africa -General Education Social
and Training Science
Certificate •Economics
and
Management
- Further Educ. -Not compulsory
Science
and Training -At the end of •Arts and
or Senior Grade XII, Students Culture
Secondary sits a public •Life
education examination leading Orientation
(Grade X- XII) to senior Certificate
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

4. South Tertiary -Offer 3 year • Human and


Africa Education programme leading Social
to diploma in Science
Education •Economics
-Four years for and
Management
higher diploma
Science
-Master’s degree •Arts and
usually requires one Culture
year of study, the •Life
doctorates two Orientation
years.
- One school year consist of 41 weeks (196
school days) divided into 4 terms.
- Special education, private education, adult and
non- formal education and HIV/AIDS
education.
Education In United Kingdom
- It is mandatory for all state schools to provide
a spiritual a balanced broad- based curriculum
which promotes spiritual, moral , cultural
mental and physical development.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Primary
Kingdom Education
1. Foundation - 3-5 years old
stage -It is not
mandatory
2. Key Stage
One - 5-7 year old English,
(Grade 1-2) Mathematics,
and Science,
design/technology,
history,
Art/Design, Music
and PE
5. United 3. Key Stage Two - 7-11 years old English,
Kingdom (3-6) - More emphasis Mathematics,
on difficult and Science,
topics. design/technolog
y, history,
Art/Design,
Music and PE
-Sex Education

4. Key Stage -11-14 years old -Core subjects


Three and adds Foreign
(7-9) Language, and
Information /
Communication
Technology
5. United 5. Key Stage Four -14-16 years English,
Kingdom (7-9) old Mathematics, and
Science,
Information and
Communication
Technology and
Physical
Education.

6. Post 16 -Not mandatory


Education in England
-Students can
either continue
education or
enter the
working world.
• General Certificate of Education (GCE)- a
level compromising advanced subsidiary (AS)
and A2, each contains three assessed units/
• Vocational Certificate of Education (VCE)- are
available in 3,6,12 unit sizes; replaced the
advanced General National Vocational
Qualifications(GNVQs)
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Higher Education -Not only


Kingdom concerned with
the
undergraduate
and post
graduate
teaching
-Needs to
include Open
University.
-3 year courses,
ordinary degree
programs
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Higher Education -Honours degree


Kingdom programmes are
usually 4 year
courses.
-Masters degree
is achieved after
two years.
-Doctorate degree
is awarded after
several years(3
years full time)of
research .
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Pre primary -Kindergarten,


States of Education nursery schools,
America preschool
programmes,
child/day care
centers.
-4-6 years old
-2 years
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Primary
States of Education
America (Elementary
School)

-Grade 1-4 -6-10 years old


-Grade 1-5 -6-11 years old
-Grade 1-6 -6-12 years old
-Grade 1-7 -6-14 years old
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Middle School


States of
America Grades 4-6, 5-7, - 10 -14 years old
or 6-8 -Length of
program is 3
years.

Secondary -12-18 years old


Education -High school
Grades 7-12 or diploma is
8-12 awarded
Name of Levels of Education Description Subjects
Country

5. United Junior high School -12- 14 years old


States of Grades 7-8,7-9, or
America 8-9

Senior High School


-14-18 years old
Grades 9-12, or 10-
12
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Higher
States of Education
America
-Research -Comprehensive
Universities (I doctorate granting
and II) institutions.

-Doctorate -Universities offering


comprehensive
studies but awards
Doctorate in limited
fields and areas.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United -Master’s -Offering academic


States of (Comprehensive) and professional
America programmes at the
Bachelor’s and
Master’s level but do
not award research
doctorate.
-Baccalaureate -Offering Bachelor’s
(Liberal Arts) degree but not
Colleges higher.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United -Associate of -Offer academic and


States of Arts colleges professional or
America occupational studies
at the Associate
Degree level.
- Professional -Offer only one or
school and other few related courses
specialized in the professional or
institutions academic with
degree levels from
associate to research
doctorates.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United -Postsecondary -Offering short non-


States of vocation and degree training
America technical Schools programs of less than
two years duration
leading to certificates
or diplomas in
occupational
specialties.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

5. United Post Secondary -No real age


States of Education -They teach skills
America such as secretarial,
auto- mechanics,
photography, and
nursing.

College and - Has a Bachelor’s (4


University year) program.
Education -May composed of
several colleges.
-Class begins in
September and ends
in June
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

6. New Primary -6 years old -English


Zealand education -8 years -Health and
-Compulsory Physical
-18:1 Education
-Language
-Mathematics
and statistics
-Science
-Social Science
-Technology
-The Arts
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

6. New Secondary -Compulsory -English


Zealand Schools -15:1 -Health and
Physical Education
-Language
-In the last 3
-Mathematics and
years of sec. statistics
School, there -Science
are wide -Social Science
variety of -Technology
subjects to -The Arts
choose from. +Accounting, art,
history, media
studies and
specialized science
and language
studies
Five Competencies Covered by the
National Curriculum
1. Thinking
2. Using language, symbols, and text
3. Managing self
4. Relating to others
5. Participating and contributing
School Terms
Term 1- Early February and mid- April
Term 2- Late April until the beginning of July
Term 3- Mid- July until later September
Term 4- Mid- October until Mid- December

School days usually begins at 9:00 am and ends


at 3:00 or 3:30 pm
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

6. New Higher -Open to every one


Zealand Education who will meet the
standards
prescribed by the
New Zealand
Qualifications
Authority.
-A.Y. starts in
March to
November
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

6. New Institutes of -Offer short term


Zealand Technology and courses that may
Polytechnics begin any time of
the year.
- Most College of
Education have
extended their
services to public
schools in their
areas
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

6. New Private Training -Offer short-term


Zealand Institutions and English Language
English courses.
Language -Business,
Programs computing and
design
-Accredited by
New Zealand
Qualifications
Authority
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

7. Philippines Basic Languages(Mot


Education her Tongue,
Filipino,
English ),
Kindergarten -Mandatory
Math, Science,
Social Studies ,
Elementary -Six years TLE, and
-Core academic MAPEH.
subjects are taught
using the spiral
progression
-Until Grade 3
Mother Tongue
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

7. Philippines Elementary - Concerned with Languages(Mot


the learners’ her Tongue,
mastery of basic Filipino,
English ),
skills and
Math, Science,
competencies. Social Studies ,
- Science is taught TLE, and
only beginning MAPEH.
Grade 3
-TLE is taught
starting Grade 4
until Grade 10.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

7. Philippines Secondary -Languages (


Education Filipino and
English),
Junior High -4 years Math,
School Science.,
Social Studies,
TLE- Career
Senior High Pathways
School -2 years
-Focus is the
specialization
-Academic,
Techvoc and
Sports and Arts
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

7. Philippines Higher - Students who -Languages (


Education graduated in HS Filipino and
consisting of 4 English),
years may proceed Math,
to college. Science.,
Social Studies,
-Majority of the
TLE- Career
Higher Education Pathways
institutions in the
country require
entrance
examination.
Name of Levels of Description Subjects
Country Education

7. Philippines Higher - Four years for -Languages (


Education baccalaureate Filipino and
degrees. English),
-Most of the Math,
college degrees Science.,
Social Studies,
require passing a
TLE- Career
licensure Pathways
examination for
specific
profession.