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ERIC Number: ED439971
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 45
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-2-87116-229-8
Organisation of School Time in the European Union. Second Edition.
EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).
This brief report contains basic data on the management of pupils' school time in European primary and secondary education. A wide range of aspects are covered, including the duration of compulsory education, the organization of the school year, the distribution of holidays, and daily and weekly timetables. A description is given of each of these, together with a comparative picture illustrated by graphs. The countries profiled include: (1) Belgium; (2) Denmark; (3) Germany; (4) Greece; (5) Spain; (6) France; (7) Ireland; (8) Italy; (9) Luxembourg; (10) the Netherlands; (11) Austria; (12) Portugal; (13) Finland; (14) Sweden; and (15) the United Kingdom. The European Economic Area (EEA) countries included are Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. (EH)
EURYDICE European Unit, Rue d'Arlon 15, B-1050, Brussels, Belgium. Tel: 32-2-238-30-11; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education, Training, and Youth.
Authoring Institution: EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).