ERIC Number: ED395395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Secondary Education in Poland. Guide to Secondary Education in Europe Series.
This publication contains a brief description of secondary education in Poland. The first section provides an overview of the societal and political context in which the educational system exists. The second section discusses current educational issues, including policy formation, finance, the school role in the community, administration and organization, curriculum, evaluation and assessment, school staff, and Poland's relationship to the rest of Europe. Issues pertaining to educational efficiency and performance are discussed in the third section, with a focus on university enrollments and the need to reform vocational schools. The fourth section includes challenges, problems, and prospects, which include the promotion of foreign-language teaching, the modernization of teacher training, changes in syllabi, and the transformation of vocational training. One figure is included. The appendix contain 9 tables of educational statistics. (LMI)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries, Governance, Policy Formation, School Organization, Secondary Education
Manhattan Publishing Company, 468 Albany Post Road, P.O. Box 850, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520 (French edition: ISBN-92-871-2926-6).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (France).