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Lesson Plans


Anglo/US translation

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Ben Schasfoort (Ben.Schasfoort)
Tue, 08 Apr 1997 11:20:15 +0200


Good to know about different systems and their names. Again however: what do
these capitalsized words mean? (Mr James) GCSA? And what exactly are A level
courses?
This might be stupid questions for most of you, but remember that there are
ArtsEdNetters from maybe South Mongolia and The Netherlands who do not know
(I don't mind being called ignorance).

In The Netherlands
No Kindergarten

Primary education ("Basisschool")

4 year - group ("groep") 1
5 year - group 2 (start of compulsary education at this age -could be group 1)
6 year - group 3
7 year - group 4
8 year - group 5
9 year - group 6
10 year - group 7
11 year - group 8

Secondary education
Starts with 3 years (12, 13, 14) more ore less the same for all types. We
call it "Basisvorming".

After "basisvorming" students can go to four different systems
Prepatatory vocational ("VBO" no need to explain snce this stand for Dutch
words meaning preparatory vocational))
15 year

Lower general educational ("MAVO")
15 year

Higher general educational ( "HAVO")
15 year
16 year (end of compulsory education)

Preparatory University ("VWO")
15 year
16 year
17 year

Teacher training for general education (primary, no specialist in art) at
"Hogeschool"
Teacher training for specialist (visual) art teacher (specialists for 2D, 3
D, textiles and Audio Visual) at "Hogeschool" . We have no teacher training
at universities.

In all secondary education students can choose to do national exam in one
kind of (visual) art

Ben Schasfoort
e-mail: ben.schasfoort
Tel. and fax: (+31) 597 55 15 03