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  Secondary education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Secondary education is a period of education which, in most contemporary educational systems of the world, follows directly after primary education, and which may be followed by tertiary, "post-secondary", or "higher" education (e.g., university).
In some educational systems, secondary schools are literally termed middle schools; the use of this term, however, is not consistent around the world as middle school in some systems refers to the first period of secondary schooling, or alternately, the last period of primary education.
Primary and secondary education together are sometimes (in particular, in Canada, Australia and the United States) referred to as "K-12" education, (K is for kindergarten, 12 is for twelfth grade).
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 Station Information - Primary education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Primary and secondary education together are sometimes (in particular, in Canada and the United States) referred to as "K-12" education, (K is for kindergarten, 12 is for twelfth grade).
Typically, primary education is provided in schools, where (in the absence of parental movement or other intervening factors) the child will stay, in steadily advancing classes, until they complete it and move on to secondary schooling.
The major goals of primary education are achieving basic literacy and numeracy amongst all their students, as well as establishing foundations in science, geography, history and other social sciences.
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 Tertiary education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tertiary education, also referred to as third-stage or third level education, is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education such as a high school, secondary school, or gymnasium.
Tertiary education is commonly higher education which prepares students for a quaternary education, but it can also be vocational education and training.
Tertiary education generally culminates in the receipt of a degree: vocational certification, Associate's degrees, or Bachelor's degrees (B.A. or B.S.).
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 Higher education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic degrees, such as university colleges, and liberal arts colleges.
Higher education includes both the teaching and the research activities of universities, and within the realm of teaching, it includes both the undergraduate level (sometimes referred to as tertiary education) and the graduate (or postgraduate) level (sometimes referred to as quaternary education or graduate school).
However, most professional education is included within higher education, and many postgraduate qualifications are strongly vocationally or professionally oriented, for example in disciplines such as law and medicine.
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 Learn more about Education in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
One of the fundamental goals of education is to impart culture across the generations socialization.
Education begins the minute a baby is born and is life-long.
Education may even begin before birth as evidenced by some parents playing music or reading to the baby in the womb in the hope it will influence (educate) their child before birth.
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 College Information - TextSheet.com
The distinction from universities is often based on colleges' providing tertiary education with associate and bachelor's degrees, but not quaternary education (awarding masters degrees or doctorates).
British usage of the word "college" is somewhat generic, referring to university colleges, further education colleges (for any age student, and usually for any level), divided into technical colleges and community colleges and sixth form (ages 16-18) colleges.
In Germany a Hochschule is an institute of tertiary education.
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 virginia.edu: The Info That Ate Higher Education
A possible fourth option related to tertiary education could be a national service college, which requires a signed contract for four years, but which pays students a small stipend for their service in addition to providing residential accommodations for the duration of the program at centers around the country.
Quaternary education is a level of education presumed to take three to four years of fulltime study beyond the tertiary level.
Sextary education would involve continuing or collateral education for persons who were not pursuing education for the purpose of original employment but simply want to know more about their world and to keep up in their professions.
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 Post-secondary education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Post-secondary education is a form of secondary education that is taken after first attending a secondary school, such as a high school.
The purpose of a post-secondary education can be to receive vocational education and training or to prepare for a tertiary education.
Post-secondary education in itself is not a form of either tertiary or higher education.
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 Education article - Education teaching learning skills knowledge judgement wisdom culture - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
One of the fundamental goals of education is to impart culture across the generations (see socialization).
Many adults are enrolled in post-secondary education schools, both part-time and full time, where they are often classified as non-traditional students in order to distinguish them administratively from young adults entering directly from high school.
It is defined as online education (a subset of distance education), the European Graduate School as a University operates during the summer, it serves as a meeting point for people that has participated in online forums through the academic year, this methodology is a break to the traditional educational system.
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 Quaternary education - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an undergraduate degree at a college or university.
Graduate school is an example of quaternary education; some consider masters-level degrees as part of tertiary education; some consider postdoctoral positions to be quaternary education while others consider them to be jobs.
Postgraduate study is considered part of tertiary education.
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 Encyclopedia: Quaternary education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A graduate school is the school that a college student may attend after completion of his undergraduate education in order to obtain a degree higher than a bachelors degree.
Categories: Education This is a list of articles on education organized by country: Education in Afghanistan Education in Albania Education in Algeria Education in Argentina Education in Australia Education in Austria Education in Belgium Education in Brazil Education in Bulgaria Education in Canada Education in Québec Education in the Peoples...
Japanese high school students in uniform Secondary education is a period of education which follows directly after primary education (such as intermediate school or elementary school), and which may be followed by tertiary or post-secondary education.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Quaternary-education   (552 words)

  
 Secondary education . Finland-Swedish . Secondary education in France . Transliteration of Russian into English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Education in Argentina Argentina: Secundaria, Escuela secundaria Education in Australia Australia: high school, secondary school, secondary college, college Education in Austria Austria: gymnasium school gymnasium Education in Brazil Brazil: Colegial, Segundo Grau former, but still in use informally ; Ensino Médio official Chile: Enseñanza Media.
period of education which follows directly after primary education such as intermediate school or elementary school, and which may be followed by tertiary education tertiary or "post-secondary" education.
The purpose of a secondary education can be to prepare for either higher education or vocational education vocational training.
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 Education - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Education begins the minute a baby is born and continues throughout life.
Family members have an educational effect which is quite profound—often more profound than they realize—though family teaching may be highly informal.
Computers are an increasingly essential element in education, both as a tool for online education (a kind of distance education), and as a way for individual students to access lessons and materials easily via the Internet and CD-ROM.
open-encyclopedia.com /Education   (609 words)

  
 Education in Albania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Another education law adopted in 1948 provided for the further expansion of vocational and professional courses to train skilled and semiskilled workers and to increase the theoretical and professional knowledge of the technicians.
Provision was made to expand higher education by increasing the number of full-time students, setting up new branches in places where there were no post-secondary institutes, and organizing specialized courses in which those who had completed higher education would be trained to become highly qualified technical and scientific cadres.
The highly structured and controlled educational environment that the communist regime had painstakingly cultivated in the course of more than forty-six years was abruptly shattered and had to be rebuilt.
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 Term paper on Education in Finland
The Finnish education system is a comparatively egalitarian Nordic system, where the concept of tuition is unknown, attendance is compulsory until the age of 16, and free meals are served to pupils at primary and secondary levels.
Post-secondary education is provided by municipal schools or independent "adult education centres", which can give either vocational education or grammar school teaching.
Comparatively, in terms of education, the latter half of the preparatory secondary school roughly corresponds to the freshman and to some extent parts of the sophomore year of college in the USA.
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 Education in Sweden
The educational system in Sweden is based on a nine year primary school, or "Grundskola" with mandatory attendance.
The Swedish educational system has its own distinctions and is as such not directly comparable to other educational systems such as the one used in the United States.
Comparatively, in terms of education, the latter half of the preparatory secondary school roughly corresponds to the freshman and to some extent parts of the sophomore year of college.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/education_in_sweden   (786 words)

  
 HIGHER EDUCATION FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic_degrees, such as university_colleges, and liberal_arts_colleges.
Higher education includes both the teaching and the research activities of universities, and within the realm of teaching, it includes both the ''undergraduate'' level (sometimes referred to as tertiary_education) and the ''graduate'' (or ''postgraduate'') level (sometimes referred to as quaternary_education or graduate_school).
Bakvis, Herman and David_M._Cameron (2000), Post-secondary education and the SUFA.
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 Commentary - The Future of Education
The portion of tertiary education that is the star of American education and the envy of the world are the graduate schools.
Quaternary education comes into play as a growing factor to pick up the pieces, to help people with their hobbies and personal interests, and often to enhance their skills in present or future employment.
The evaluation of remedial education tied to a report on the sources of students requiring it could be valuable in state systems, the primary appeal being to better define the effective use of resources.
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 2004 GSA Annual Meeting - Topical Sessions
GSA Archaeological Geology Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division
GSA Archaeological Geology Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division
Educators and geoscience professionals share their perspectives on the "ideal" training for archaeological geologists and on overcoming the particular philosophical and bureaucratic challenges of developing interdisciplinary curricula at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
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 Education - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Education is a term which encompasses the teaching of specific skills[?], and also something less tangible but more profound: the imparting of knowledge, good judgement and wisdom.
Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (1972)) defined the proper goal for education as "literacy and self-sufficiency," that is, an educated, not a socialized child was recognized as the essential goal for the U.S.'s democratic republic.
This decision is now interpreted as court recognition that parents have a fundamental right to choose the method to achieve literacy and self-sufficiency, that is to educate their children.
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 Primary education . Quaternary education . Reception . England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The division between primary and secondary education is somewhat arbitrary, but it generally occurs at about twelve years of age adolescence ; some educational systems have separate middle schools for that period.
Primary and secondary education together are sometimes in particular, in Canada and the United States referred to as " K-12 "
Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an...
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 School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In North America, the term school can refer to any institute of education, at any level, and covers all of the following: preschool (for toddlers), kindergarten, elementary school, middle school (also called intermediate school or junior high school, depending on specific age groups and geographic region), high school, college, university, and graduate school.
Many of the earlier public schools in the United States were one-room schools where a single teacher taught seven grades of boys and girls in the same classroom.
Primary education – Secondary education – Tertiary educationQuaternary education
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 University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Academy, founded in 387 BC by the Greek philosopher Plato in the grove of Academos near Athens, taught its students philosophy, mathematics, and gymnastics, and is sometimes considered a forerunner of modern European universities.
Other Greek cities with notable educational institutions include Kos (the home of Hippocrates), which had a medical school, and Rhodes, which had philosophical schools.
In the Carolingian period, a famous academy was created by Charlemagne for the purpose of educating the children of aristocrats to help train the professionals needed to run an empire.
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 School Of Continuing Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Continuing education 1: and often offered through a division or school of continuing education of a college/university.
Education has as one of its fundamental goals theimparting of culture from generation to generation (see socialization).
The origins of the word "education" reveal one theory of its function: the Latin educare comes from roots suggesting a "leading out" or "leading forth", with possible implications of developing innateabilities and of expanding horizons.
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 Primary education article - Primary education education secondary education adolescence middle schools Canada - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood.
Recently this practice has come under attack, and in some cases been outlawed, in Western countries at least.
Primary education article - Primary education definition - what means Primary education
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