Education System In Switzerland

Switzerland is known for its educational value and numerous opportunities it possess. It is considered to be one of the principal investors in the world. It has one of the best publically funded education systems.

Since there is a significant lack of natural resources, Switzerland considers manpower as one of the smartest and most important resource. With that in mind, the education system is given substantial emphasis by providing iterated tuning, refining and quality check.

Unlike other countries, a large number of students in Switzerland intend to pursue higher education after compulsory schooling and additionally few people wish to pursue the same almost though out their lives.
They believe that education has an invincible wealth. Education is highly influenced and controlled by a group of official orders, termed as cantons.

Every child should complete the elementary education at any cost. Perhaps the standard of education, s, education pattern, eligibility criteria and age of joining are strictly decided by the cantons.

In most countries like Australia and China, education for children starts with kindergarten. Usually in kindergarten, children are taught the basics of language, numeric and additional essentials that would help them recognize the objects, colors and other things. Conceivably in Switzerland,children are taught how to socialize and conduct themselves.

Moving on to the elementary education, schools care for children. They consider that it is their responsibility to groom and give them a good shape. Usually elementary education starts by the age of seven and every child has to undergo an elementary education of eight years which will be extended to nine in case the student fails to find employment, internship or apprenticeship opportunities.

However, elementary education which is compulsory is bifurcated into two courses where the first course is between the age of 8 to 16 and the following course is called the Secondary II or Post Compulsory education where close to 90% study right after compulsory education.

The rest of them take a break due to financial constraints and various other reasons. However most of them are known to pursue the Secondary II as well as earn graduation. Most students coming from overseas to study in Switzerland do not prefer this offer. It is the students from these countries who back out owing to financially unfavorable circumstances.

Several stalwarts and organizations are veritably in need of quality graduates and they prefer students from Switzerland as they are known to have attained quality all round education.