ERIC Number: ED213369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Regulations for the Danish Higher Preparatory Examination.
Ministry of Education, Copenhagen (Denmark).
Information is presented on curriculum regulations for the Danish Higher Preparatory (HP) Examination. The examination is composed of common core subjects and elective subjects. Information is presented on the number of weekly lessons for common core and elective subjects; foreign language study; music and creative art; joint classes including lectures and artistic arrangements; study groups; exemption from courses in which a student can demonstrate proficiency; physical education; educational counseling; and guidance for students who study independently. During the second year, students prepare a major and a written term paper in one subject. Specific regulations regarding the administration and eligibility for the HP examination, including the written and oral parts, are presented, along with an explanation of the examination register, grading, and the examination certificate. Educational objectives and the content of syllabi and the examinations are outlined for each of the following subjects: Danish, religion, history, biology, geography, mathematics, English, German, French, Russian, Spanish, Italian, social studies, music, creative art, physical education, physics, chemistry, and psychology. For the language courses, information is presented on the study of thematic reading, period reading, modern literature, and other types of reading options, and on written expression. Examination requirements for students who study on a an independent basis are also identified. (SW)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Second Language Programs, Core Curriculum, Elective Courses, Foreign Countries, Grading, Guidelines, Higher Education, Independent Study, Speech Skills, Student Evaluation, Testing Programs, Tests, Writing Skills
Ministry of Education, International Relations Division, Frederiksholms Kanal 25D, DK-1220 Copenhagen K, Denmark.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Copenhagen (Denmark).
Identifiers: Comprehensive Examinations; Danish Higher Preparatory Examination; Denmark