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Capítulo 2 Cultural Overview
The Spanish School System Preschool Educación General Básica (EGB) Bachillerato Unificado y Polivalente (BUP) Formación Profesional (FP) Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU)
Basic Information Preschool Ages 6-16 EGB –Language –Math –Social studies –Sciences –Artistic Expression 25 hours class time Pay for: –Books –School supplies –Transportation –Lunch –Extracurricular activities
Age 16! Certificate of Graduado Escolar –If EGB completed prior to age 16 –Choices: BUP or FP Certificate of Escolaridad –If EGB not completed by age 16 –No choices. Go to technical-training schools
BUP vs FP BUP: –ACADEMICS FP: –Hands-on training in: sciences, technology, health-care, business FINAL EXAMS are given 2 times each year (at the end of each semester!) MUST pass to continue schooling.
BIGGEST difference from USA schooling? TRACKING students for college In the USA, students can choose to apply to ANY type of college In Spain, students can only apply to colleges based on certificates.
LAS RESPUESTAS 1. Name and explain the 4 levels that the Spanish school system is divided into. A. B. C. D. Preschool Educación General Básica (EGB) BUP or FP University
LAS RESPUESTAS 2. What needs to be completed in order to enter a university? 3. At what ages do children begin and finish their schooling? Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU) Ages 6-16
LAS RESPUESTAS 4. What is included in an Educación General Básica? Languages Math Social studies Sciences Artistic Expression
LAS RESPUESTAS 5. Describe the amount of instructional time and necessary school supplies that the students must have. 25 hours class time Pay for: Books School supplies Transportation Lunch Extracurricular activities
LAS RESPUESTAS 6. What is the biggest difference between the U.S. and Spanish school systems? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? (List at least one of each) TRACKING students for college
SAVE THESE ANSWERS! You WILL need to know them for the Chapter test!