Presentation on theme: "Escuelas en los países hispanos"— Presentation transcript:
1Escuelas en los países hispanos Schools in Hispanic Countries
2Horarios Daily Schedules In many Spanish speaking countries students don’t have the same schedule every day like we have here in the Estados Unidos (EEUU)Some classes don’t meet every day, they may only meet three days a week simply because students take a larger number of classes.Many Spanish speaking countries follow Spain’s style of schooling.
4SiestasIn some countries, especially in Spain, it is very common for students to go home during their lunch for a break from school and they have enough time to sit down and have a large meal with their family, sobremesa (a good long chat), and a nap!(2-4)
5SCHOOL LEVELS Educación Primaria (Colegio) First Cycle (6 to 8 years of age)Second Cycle (8 to 10 years of age)Third Cycle (10 to 12 years of age)Educación Secundaria Obligatoria (Instituto)(12-16 years of age)After ESO - (16-18 years of age)Bachillerato (Pre-University) = Título de BachilleratoFormación Profesional – (Vocational) = Certificado de Técnico
6Clarificaciones/notas Grades In many countries, grades are not assigned by a letter, but rather a number.10-with honors (Matricula de honor)9-excellent (Sobresaliente)7-8-very good (Notable)5-6-adequate/pass (Aprobado)0-4-fail (Suspenso)
7UniformesIt is very common for students in Hispanic countries to wear uniforms to school.Typically una falda y una blusa for girls and los pantelones y los polos o un suéter for boys.
8Clubs & Activities Outside of school – not part of school No sport teams, no clubs,no band, no dances
9Odds & Ends No lockers Families buy text books Often no cafeteria Usually no gymnasiumIn Spain most have swimming at least once a week – local poolTables instead of individual desksForeign language required starting in Elementary – usually two foreign languages in Spain by high schoolSome school busses – usually walk or take public transportationOften teachers move between classes