Comparison of school systems


Although the projectís main concern is about teaching abroad, it could be useful to provide the reader with a general picture of the school systems in the project partner countries. In the table below the main focus is on the years of education at the different school levels.

SCHOOL SYSTEMS (excluding nursery school)

Country

Age at entrance

Compulsory education

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

Total years

Years

Age range

Years

Age range

Years

Age range

AT

6

9

6-15

4

11-14

4

15-18

13

CZ

6

9

6-15

4

11-15

4

15-19

13

DK

7

9[10]

7-16[17]

3[4]

13-16[17]

3

16[17]-19[20]

12[13]

FR

6[5]

9[10]

6[5]-15

4

11-15

3

15-18

12[13]

IT

6

9

6-15

3

11-14

5

14-9

13

School systems: age of entrance and duration.
Key:† [ ]† Age depending on the pupilís choice (see the pertinent national school system)

The schemes describing each school system will make it possible to better understand both differences and commonalities:


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