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  • Germany's Education System

    Then some countries have their students move up to obtain at least some high school education, followed by going to college if the student has decent grades. The way each country sets up their school system dictates which students will be the most successful, and which will fall off into a dead end job. Once the fourth grader completes their placement test they can get put in Gymnasium, Realschule, or Hauptschule. Each has their own curriculum and goals for its students. Gymnasium has an intense focus on higher education and going to college after pupils finish. If they are one of the lucky students that is placed in a prestigious Gymnasium they are set for life. Students at Gymnasiums get to complete all 12 grades and get to go to college for free. The German system creates a very stressful and competitive environment for students. Each Gymnasium has a particular focus. These focuses include Humanities, modern language, math and science, and economics. Towns must have one of each of these schools, or students do not get their choice of study as they would in a big city. After graduating from a Gymnasium, graduates must enter a University. They are also not guaranteed which field of study they will be put into while they attend the university. If one of these ten-year-olds gets into a Realschule or Hauptschule, they will not be as lucky, as the test they took when they were nine will limit them to ten grades and they will have slower curriculum structure. These kids also…

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  • The Importance Of Education In Germany And The United States

    Their system is intended so that every student meets his or her individual potential, and their idea is achieved by breaking students up in accordance with their needs. At age 10 (12 in Berlin and Brandenburg), students are placed in one of the three school pathways that follow: Hauptschule, aimed at preparing students to enter the workforce and offering a basic, general education; Gymnasium, designed to prepare students for tertiary education and with a focus on academics; or Realschule,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Personal Experiences Of Immigrants

    (35 hours, on average) and have an average of 24 paid vacation days (Sarva, 2014). It has been said that Germans, even though working fewer hours, are some of the most productive people in Europe (Sarva, 2014). The education system in Germany is very interesting. Kindergarten is considered voluntary and is not part of the state’s school system (“Aspects of Culture,” n.d.). Primary school lasts for a total of four years and the secondary school is comprised of a three-track system (“Aspects of…

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  • Case Study: Applying The ISLLC Standards

    ELAD542 M2 DISC Applying the ISLLC Standards and the 11 Top Ten Most Wanted Strategies for school culture by Sorenson & Goldsmith, to transform the Earl Roloff Elementary School, in Combes Public School System, into a model school using a $150,000 grant will be a worthwhile challenge! When the new superintendent demonstrated a collaborative leadership style by forming a Principal interview team that included both veteran and new teachers to choose the new principal, it well-received; therefore,…

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  • Learning In The Key Of Life By Jon Spayde

    Along with Formal Education is Life a classroom of Lived Experiences? In the words of John Adams, “There are two educations. One that teaches us how to make a living and the other how to live.” Learning both these forms of education not only helps in a trade or a profession, but also helps in getting liberal education as human beings. "This impression is clearly observed in Jon Spayde’s “Learning in the key of Life”. He digs into the actual meaning of being educated. He builds up a platform,…

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  • Idiot Nation By Michael Moore Summary

    An Analysis of Negative Impact of Corporate Interference with Public School Education in “Idiot Nation” by Michael Moore This study will define the negative impact of corporate interference with the quality of American public school education in “Idiot Nation” by Michael Moore. Moore’s article defines the ethical conflict of interest that private sector corporations that influence the quality of public school education through advertisement funding. The primary issue is the power of…

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  • Bernie Sanders On Free College Education

    Amirah Badriah Mohd Azhar Political Science 1 Professor Anderson June 16, 2016 Paper Assignment: Bernie Sanders on Free College Education in the United States The Senator from Vermont that nobody knew about prior to the presidential race, Bernie Sanders, has come a long way to the surprise of most of the American public. Nobody could foresee the immense support he will gain especially from the younger generation who are the major force behind his campaigns and rallies. He has rejected funding…

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  • Secondary Agents In Sociology

    There are two agents of sociology, primary and secondary. Agents are extremely helpful when studying sociology or just people in general. A basic definition of primary groups would be: “made up of people who have regular contact, enduring relationships, and a significant emotional attachment to each other” ( 176). For example, family is a primary agent. Primary agents are considered the most important, while secondary groups are “made up of people who interact in a relatively…

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  • Concepts, Ideas And Roles Of Education In The Educational System In Tanzania

    Successful and effective evaluation depends upon the quality of evaluators and possess the important and necessary position in educational system in Tanzania. The objective of this work is to examine critically how evaluation is carried out in Tanzanian education system based on primary schools and suggestion of the ways in which evaluation in our education system can be improved. The organization of this work therefore, will flow from the introduction to the reference. The definition of key…

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  • Charles Murray's Essay: Should People Go To College?

    From a kid coloring pages in a kindergarten to a pupil crafting mini-garden in a primary school, a teenage playing game in a middle school to a high school junior preparing academically for college, our children grow up in the mold of a traditional system. The next stage waiting for most of these children is to get a college degree. As our society develops very fast, many scholars believe that attending college is not a primary choice anymore for high school students. They can study by…

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