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Serbia Society

Serbia Society

Serbia is a country located in the Balkan Peninsula of Central and Southeastern Europe. It has a population of over 7 million people, and its capital city is Belgrade. The official language is Serbian, and the ethnic groups are Serbs,…
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Education in Belgium

Belgium Education

Belgium – education The education system in Belgium has four stages: pre-school for 2-6-year-olds, primary school for 6-12-year-olds, secondary school for 12-18-year-olds and the higher education of 3-7 years. The Constitution guarantees free education, free choice of school and the…
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Education in Denmark

Denmark Education

Denmark – education There are in Denmark in 2012 almost 2300 public schools and other educational institutions for children and young people, of which approximately 1320 primary schools, 540 independent schools and private primary schools, 265 continuing schools and almost…
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Education in Finland

Finland Education

Finland – education The economic growth after the 1960’s created in the 1970’s and 1980’s the basis for comprehensive pedagogical reforms in all parts of the education system. A bilingual education policy has thus ensured the Swedish-speaking and Sami minorities…
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Education in Greece

Greece Education

Greece – education Education in Greece is characterized by significant generational, social and geographical differences. The education system is centrally managed, and the private schools make up only approximately 5% (1992). The nine-year compulsory education when the child is 5…
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Education in Ireland

Ireland Education

Ireland – education In Ireland, education usually provided by state-sponsored, often Catholic institutions, is traditionally a matter for parents and the church. As a result, it is regulated to a lesser extent than in other industrialized countries. There is compulsory…
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Education in Italy

Italy Education

Italy – education Education in Italy is characterized by the great differences between south and north. The education system, which was originally quite centrally controlled, has gradually become more decentralized as a result of a reform from 1974, just as…
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Education in Latvia

Latvia Education

Latvia – education Immediately after independence, new education legislation was passed in 1991, based partly on the country’s 1922 constitution and partly on the desire to break with the massive Soviet-era Russification of Latvian education. However, the Russian minority in…
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