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Most striking differences in school systems around the world

Schools around the world differ in subjects that children are taught, the number of hours they should study and the length of the school holidays. School is a place where children spend most of their time. Right there at school pupils usually decide what to become. Let's take a look at school subjects in different countries that are supposed to develop one's talents and skills.



And what about you? How does it strike you? Do you have any thoughts or ideas to share ? You are welcome to do so in the comments below!

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33 Comments
Christine Watkins
They should all be taught how to grow food
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Sep 23, 2019 5:14AM
Helen Barry
very intersing
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Nov 17, 2019 1:15PM
Louis Michael Durocher,
Dan Drinkall, with our prime minister, I really can't explain it..very bad..
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Oct 1, 2019 6:05PM
Louis Michael Durocher,
Shannon O'Connell Boogades, Saudi Arabia ,the home of te murdering pseudo-prince,these Califs,believe they control the world,even to the point of getting away with murder (Kashosgi)..And all these leaders bowing to this criminal including Trump,what is wrong with this planet?
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Oct 1, 2019 6:04PM
Peter Bergman
Shannon O'Connell Boogades, When it said ''religion'' what it meant was Islam.
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Sep 30, 2019 5:58PM
Paul Houle
Where is Canada in this list?
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Sep 29, 2019 11:49AM
Dan Drinkall
Joanne Way, Likely because it's always changing ! Kids aren't being taught cursive writing anymore...I s'pose they'll just pick it up from their parents, if it's thought to be a required skill...? It's all keyboards nowadays. Being allowed to use pocket calculators during exams is ridiculous ! Soon the correct answer to every Q will be "Google It"
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Sep 25, 2019 11:52PM
Shannon O'Connell Boogades
Interesting that the Saudi Arabia picture has what looks like a token female and the rest male children.
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Sep 25, 2019 9:57PM
Janece Walton
In Australia, English subjects including reading, comprehension, etc are paramount & Maths is very important as well. History and Geography, plus basic foreign languages are offered in Primary School and more intensively in Secondary school. Sport is usually in the curriculum till year 10, and then it is optional. A lot more needs to be done regarding Aboriginal history and culture, as this has been largely ignored.
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Sep 24, 2019 3:17AM
Joanne Way
Interesting that there is nothing about Canadian schools.
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Sep 23, 2019 4:14PM
Lola
With a parasite for prez keep em dumb, unhealthy pregnant but well armed....USA'S motto
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Sep 23, 2019 1:56PM
Tanya Yaksich
Hardly touched Australian tertiary education what the hell do you mean by native language ??? You are completely off the mark , what nationality are you that you can write such drivel??? Some people reading this might actually believe it.
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Sep 23, 2019 4:25AM
Scott
Academic s are important, but clothing, haircuts, classroom behavior, make up classes, teacher respect, mandatory vs electives and more play a crucial role in k1-k12. College acceptance is more biased than the recent USA “buy in” from parents- who are now in court or have been sentenced...
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Sep 22, 2019 11:17PM
Brigitte Kurowski-Wilson
Some schools put a lot of pressure on the students, but it is the best age to learn.
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Sep 22, 2019 9:06PM
Darlene Davidson
Not much to compare and contrast in the information that has been given. In Saudi Arabia children get intermediate and secondary education. Nothing is said about what subjects are taken at those levels.
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Sep 22, 2019 6:27PM

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