There are a total of 10,593 schools in Cuba. Of these, 6,878 are primary schools, 1,176 junior high or intermediate schools 7-9, 414 high schools, 486 technical schools, 365 specialized special education schools, 375 adult education schools and 23 teacher training schools.Apr 28, 2017
There are a total of 10,593 schools in Cuba. Of these, 6,878 are primary schools, 1,176 junior high or intermediate schools 7-9, 414 high schools, 486 technical schools, 365 specialized special education schools, 375 adult education schools and 23 teacher training schools.
School attendance is compulsory from ages 6 to 15 or 16 (end of basic secondary education ) and all students, regardless of age or sex, wear school uniforms with the color denoting grade level. Primary education lasts for six years. It consists of grades 1 through 6.
|Total population||97% Ranked 48th.|
|Primary education , duration > Years||6 Ranked 57th. The same as United States|
|Primary education , teachers per 1000||7.87 Ranked 9th. 43% more than United States|
|Pupil-teacher ratio, primary||9.06 Ranked 72nd.|
Tuition fees at universities in Cuba vary between US$20,000 and US $40,000 depending on the university and the course of study. The good news is that this is the tuition fee for the whole course, not just for one year.
In grades five and six, classes include Cuban history, natural science , geography, aesthetics, civil education (to convey political, ideological, moral, and judicial information), economics , and labour education, which is an initial linkage of classroom learning to productive work.
As Cuba slowly opens up its economy to the rest of the world, more and more Cubans are learning English . The Cuban government has made proficiency in English a requirement for all high school and university students. At such an international event, the common language is generally English .
Cuba offers a free education from cradle to grave. From pre- school programs to doctorates, education is free and available to all. Education is mandatory through the 9th grade. After that, youngsters have the option of three years of a pre-university program or going to a vocational school .
Best Education Systems in the World In 2020, the top three educational systems in the world were Finland , Denmark , and South Korea.
CIA World Factbook: Defense spending as a percent of GDP, ranked 29 out of 172 countries. Institute for Economics and Peace: 2016 Global Peace Index, ranked 85 out of 163.
The school is open from 7 AM to 7 PM every school day, and will stay open until July 8 this year. The new school year will start in the beginning of September . The director explained that a typical Cuban school day is as follows: The first 90 minutes of the day are devoted to breakfast and free play.
Birth Certificate. Birth Certificate. Proof of marital status if you are single. If you are widowed, you will need your marriage certificate and the death certificate of your deceased spouse. If you are divorced, you will need your divorce certificate. A valid passport and your tourist card and/or visa.
PIP: The new Cuban government in 1959 began overhauling the for-profit health system which, 30 years later, resulted in free health services for all its citizens which is integrated with national social and economic development. Life expectancy in Cuba is higher than that of the US (72.5 vs. 71.9).
The Cuban government offers students a free year term to the Medical Schools in Cuba . The applications of the students are handled by the licensed Cuban political officers collaborating in the native country.
Although Cuba is generally a safe country to visit, a trip to Cuba may expose you to “minor” crimes such as currency scams, pickpocketing, and theft. You should also be aware of threats to your health like contaminated tap water, mosquito-borne diseases, and terrible road conditions if you are driving.
The Universidad de la Havana and The Latin American School of Medicine , or E.L.A.M., are two of the top medical schools of the Caribbean. These schools are in Cuba , however, and they have a teacher-student ratio that is unmatchable in Cuba .