National Education System (Unit 2: Media Education Level (Reality…
National Education System
Unit 4: Non- Regular Sub-systems of Education
Young and Adults Education
Elementary School Conclusion
Popular Culture and Small Industries
High School education for adults
Special Education: People with
Physical or Mental Desabilities
Outstanding Intellectual Conditions and/ or gifted
Initial Education has 3 stages
Preschool: from 4 to 5 years-old
Early Childhood: from 2 to 4 years-old
Nursery: from childbirth to 2 years-old
Unit 3: Higher Education Level
Postmedia and Non Higher Education
To form specialized professionals in the investigation, dissemination, and amplification of the universal national culture.
Depends on the focus of the university.
Non Higher Education
Unit 1: General Basic Education Level
It lasts from 9 to 11 years
To guarantee the domain of the basic oral, written, symbolic and gestual systems of communication
To promote the self-development of the students personality, promoting the balance between the social and emotional life.
To Favor the full development of the students' habilities and capabiities.
To develop and internalize behavior, values, principles as well as scientific, technological and humanistic knowledge.
To guarantee the formation of critical and reflexive thinking to develop his/her creativity and imagination.
To promote escencial values, customs, traditions, beliefs and attitudes of Panamanian nationaity.
PK and K Level: Ages 4 to 5
Ist to 6th Grade: Ages 6 to 11
Junior High school
7th to 9th Grade: Ages 12 to 14
Part of the regular Sub-sytem of Education
to improve education Meduca has undertake the challenge to reform the Pre-school and elementary stages
Regime of rights and duties
to receive free and obligatory education
National Education System duty
to satisfy basic teching necessities of the students and the society
Unit 2: Media Education Level
It is composed by
10th, 11th and 12th grade
Getting a Diploma focused on
Science; Humanities; or Science and Humanities
Advertising; Accounting; or Tourism
It lasts 3 years
To acquire knowledge, attitudes, habilities and skills that help them to their develoment in the working field.
To Integrate themselves into the society in a critical and participative way improving our culture, and valuing our history.
To value the humanistic, scientific and technological knowledge and practical experience to integrate into higher education programs, civil society, and working life.
Based on the Act 34 of 1995
Regime of Rights and Duties
these are in the Panamanian Political Constitution
Articles 87, 88, and 89
Up to Date Reform
Conceptualizing Media Education
Programs and Curriculum
Update and integrate the latest technological advances