TITLE

The School System of Switzerland

AUTHOR(S)
Wetter, A. Albertine
PUB. DATE
February 1908
SOURCE
Education;Feb1908, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p356
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article characterizes the educational system of Switzerland. Swiss education is divided into two segments namely, primary and secondary. The former covers the first six years of school while the latter includes four or five years of learning. Education is compulsory in the country and each child is obliged to attend school until he or she is 14 years old. The curriculum in Swiss high schools has a certain model for girls and another one for boys. Latin, Greek and algebra are taught in boys' schools while sewing, mending, knitting, darning and embroidery are taught in girls' schools. The author compares the Swiss education system with that of the United States.
ACCESSION #
21484751

 

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