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Education in England

Education in England
The education system is divided into early years (ages 3–4), primary education (ages 4–11), secondary education (ages 11–18) and tertiary education (ages 18+). Higher education often begins with a three-year bachelor's degree. Postgraduate degrees include master's degrees, either taught or by research, and the doctorate, a research degree that usually takes at least three years. History of English education[edit] Until 1870 all schools were charitable or private institutions, but in that year the Elementary Education Act 1870 permitted local governments to complement the existing elementary schools, to fill up any gaps. Education to the age of 18[edit] State-funded schools[edit] St Barnabas Church of England Primary School, Oxford Since 1998, there have been six main types of maintained school in England:[16][17][18] In addition, 3 of the 15 City Technology Colleges established in the 1980s still remain, the rest having converted to academies. Independent schools[edit] Higher education[edit] Related:  Multicultural Education in London

Multicultural education Multicultural education is a set of strategies and materials in U.S. education that were developed to assist teachers to respond to the many issues created by rapidly changing demographics of their students. It provides students knowledge about the histories, cultures, and contributions of diverse groups. Multicultural education assumes that the future of U.S. society is pluralistic. Today, teachers in most urban areas face students from a variety of social classes and cultural and language groups. Many students do not share the middle-class, European American culture common to most college-educated teachers. Joe L. This theory concentrates on the need of including notions of race, class, and diversity while teaching. Kincheloe and Steinberg's taxonomy of multicultural education[edit] Kincheloe and Steinberg in Changing Multiculturalism (1997) described confusion in the use of the terms "multiculturalism" and "multicultural education". Conservative multiculturalism[edit] Assumptions:

Free University of Berlin The Freie Universität Berlin (lit. "Free University of Berlin", often abbreviated as FU Berlin) is a renowned research university located in Berlin and one of the most prominent universities in Germany. It is internationally known for its research in the humanities and social sciences, as well as in the field of natural and life sciences. Founded in West Berlin during the early Cold War period and born out of the increasingly Communist-controlled Humboldt University, its name refers to West Berlin's status as part of the free world, as opposed to the Soviet-occupied "unfree" areas surrounding the city. Freie Universität Berlin was one of nine German universities to win in the German Universities Excellence Initiative, a national competition for universities organized by the German federal government. History[edit] Freie Universität Berlin was established by students and scholars on December 4, 1948. Kaiser Wilhlem Institute for Chemistry, today: Hahn-Meitner building Recent years[edit]

Education in Australia Adults employed in the education and training industry as a percentage of the adult population in Australia divided geographically by statistical local area, as of the 2011 census Education in Australia is primarily the responsibility of the states and territories. Each state or territory government provides funding and regulates the public and private schools within its governing area. The federal government helps fund the public universities, but was not involved in setting university curriculum.[8] As of 2012, the Australian National Curriculum,[9] under development and trial for several years, has already been adopted by some schools and will become mandatory soon. Generally, education in Australia follows the three-tier model which includes primary education (primary schools), followed by secondary education (secondary schools/high schools) and tertiary education (Universities, TAFE colleges and Vocation Education and Training providers (VET providers)). Pre-school[edit] School[edit]

Academy An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of higher learning, research, or honorary membership. The name traces back to Plato's school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of Athena, the goddess of wisdom and skill, north of Athens, Greece. In the western world academia is the commonly used term for the collective institutions of higher learning. The original Academy[edit] Before Akademia was a school, and even before Cimon enclosed its precincts with a wall,[1] it contained a sacred grove of olive trees dedicated to Athena, the goddess of wisdom, outside the city walls of ancient Athens.[2] The archaic name for the site was Hekademia, which by classical times evolved into Akademia and was explained, at least as early as the beginning of the 6th century BC, by linking it to an Athenian hero, a legendary "Akademos". The Neoplatonic Academy of Late Antiquity[edit] Renaissance academies in Italy[edit] 15th century accademie[edit]

Further education Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland, not dissimilar to continuing education in the United States, is a term used to refer to post-compulsory education (in addition to that received at secondary school), that is distinct from the higher education offered in universities. It may be at any level above compulsory secondary education, from basic skills training to higher vocational qualifications such as PGCE, NVQ, City and Guilds, BTEC, HNC, HND or Foundation Degree. A distinction is usually made between FE and higher education HE, an education at a higher level than secondary school, usually provided in distinct institutions such as universities. FE in the United Kingdom is usually a means to attain an intermediate or follow up qualification necessary to attend university, or begin a specific career path, e.g. Further education by country[edit] Australia[edit] United Kingdom[edit] England[edit] Northern Ireland[edit] Scotland[edit] Wales[edit] Ireland[edit]

Data The word data is the traditional plural form of the now-archaic datum, neuter past participle of the Latin dare, "to give", hence "something given". In discussions of problems in geometry, mathematics, engineering, and so on, the terms givens and data are used interchangeably. This usage is the origin of data as a concept in computer science or data processing: data are accepted numbers, words, images, etc. Data is also increasingly used in humanities (particularly in the growing digital humanities) the highly interpretive nature whereof might oppose the ethos of data as "given". Usage in English[edit] Datum means "an item given". The IEEE Computer Society allows usage of data as either a mass noun or plural based on author preference.[8] Some professional organizations and style guides[9][dead link] require that authors treat data as a plural noun. Meaning of data, information and knowledge[edit] It is people and computers who collect data and impose patterns on it. See also[edit]

ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation Organisational structure[edit] The Directorate and largest research node of CCI are located at Queensland University of Technology.[6] The second largest research node is at Swinburne University of Technology.[7] Smaller research nodes are located at other research partner institutions: RMIT University, Deakin University, University of New South Wales,[8] Edith Cowan University, Curtin University and Australian Film Television and Radio School. References[edit] External links[edit] Coordinates:

Education in the United States Private schools are generally free to determine their own curriculum and staffing policies, with voluntary accreditation available through independent regional accreditation authorities. 88% of school-age children attend public schools, 9% attend private schools, and nearly 3% are homeschooled.[5] There are also a large number and wide variety of publicly and privately administered institutions of higher education throughout the country. Post-secondary education, divided into college, as the first tertiary degree, and graduate school, is described in a separate section below. History[edit] In 1823, Reverend Samuel Read Hall founded the first normal school, the Columbian School in Concord, Vermont,[7][8] to improve the quality of the burgeoning common school system by producing more qualified teachers. Starting from about 1876, thirty-nine states (out of 50) passed a constitutional amendment to their state constitutions, called Blaine Amendments after James G. Statistics[edit]

Specialist schools programme The specialist schools programme was a UK government initiative which encouraged secondary schools in England to specialise in certain areas of the curriculum to boost achievement. The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust was responsible for the delivery of the programme. At the end of the status there were nearly 3,000 specialist schools, or 88% of the state-funded secondary schools in England.[1] When the new Coalition government took power in May 2010 the scheme was ended and funding was absorbed into general school budgets.[2] History[edit] Numbers of specialist schools in England by year and first specialism[1] Gaining specialist school status[edit] A school may specialise in any of the following fields, or combine specialisms in two of them (at the same level of funding):[2][4] Schools that make a good attempt at achieving their targets over the 4 year development plan period normally have their grants renewed at 3-year intervals with no further need to raise sponsorship.

Destination Data Students The Department for Education today published new data showing how many students progressed to further or higher education or training for each school, college and local authority in England. It is also the first time that the number and proportion of young people in a school, college and authority who attend Oxbridge or another Russell Group university is being published. The statistics - published as part of the Government’s transparency agenda - give parents and the public even greater information with which they can choose the right school or college for their child. In particular, today’s statistics, which relate to maintained schools, further education colleges and sixth form colleges, show what proportion and number of students were in: It is the latest step in the Department for Education’s pledge to open up a mass of previously unpublished statistics. Schools Minister Lord Hill said: He added: Headline statistics In the year after taking an A level or equivalent at Key Stage 5: Regions

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