"The ABCs of education in Germany” (High school in Germany…
"The ABCs of education in Germany”
Some pre-school activities.
Some after-school activities.
From 8am to 1pm.
One week of autumn vacation.
Two weeks of Christmas/winter vacation.
Six weeks of summer vacation.
Two weeks of Easter/spring vacation.
High school in Germany
Prepare them for a mid-level job in business.
Teaches basic skills.
Lasts from about age 12 to 18 or 19.
Attended by students of all different abilities.
Currently about 3,000 private schools in Germany, many of them boarding schools. These schools often have a longer school day.
Aged between 16 and 19 (but in some cases also up to 23 years)
These studies are usually directly related to an apprenticeship.
Can undertake a range of work-directed studies such as economics and specific business studies.
Includes vocational schools