Education in the different countries

Education of the Pitcairn Islands

Education is free and compulsory between the ages of five and 16. All of Pitcairn's seven children were enrolled in school in 2000. The island's children have produced a book in Pitkern and English called "Mi Bas Side orn Pitcairn=My Favourite Place on Pitcairn" (National Library of New Zealand Catalogue).

Education in Kazakhstan

Following independence from the Soviet Union a major economic depression cut "public financing" for education in Kazakhstan, "which dropped from 6% of gross domestic product in 1991 to about 3% in 1994, before rising to 4% in 1999."

China education

China education is the largest education system in the world.There were 9.12 million students taking the China’s National Higher Education Entrance Examination (Gao Kao) on June 2013.

Kyrgyzstan Education

During the middle of the 1990's the Kyrgyzstan Education was very much based on the educational structure that of the Soviet-era. Gradually the system started being modified and changed according to the necessities of the citizens.

Education in Cyprus

The Education system in Cyprus consists of the following stages:

Education System in Qatar

The tentative beginnings of education in Qatar were in the first half of the twentieth century when boys and girls were taught in the traditional ‘katateeb’ schools. They were taught many subjects but without a formal system.

Education in Cambodia

When speaking of education in Cambodia, keep in mind that Cambodia is one of the poorer countries in Southeast Asia, and it also has a very young population (more than 50% of people are under the age of 21).

Yemen Education

Yemen education saw its expansion during the 1970's. Earlier, education in Yemen was very much biased as because of the gender difference, which was prevalent in Yemen.

The Iranian Educational System

Having the world's youngest population, the Islamic Republic of Iran bears the responsibility of educating more than 18 million students at segregated schools.

Educational System in IRAQ

As the “Cradle of Civilisation” Iraq has a long educational heritage. However, the educational system in Iraq has suffered along with all other sectors due to chronic shortages of resources resulting from the UN sanctions imposed on the country when it invaded neighboring Kuwait in 1990/91. Iraqi schools have little or no access to books, supplies, equipment or any other resources.

Jordan Education

Due to the committed stance of the government of Jordan, education in Jordan has reached a new pinnacle of development. The country has given due recognition of the role of education in the formation of human resources, reflected in its commitment to make basic education accessible to all.

India Education

The formal admission ceremony was known as 'Upanayana'. With the accomplishment of this ceremony the child had to leave his home for the 'ashrama' where he would receive education.

Education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Primary education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is free and compulsory. The education system in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is governed by three government ministries: theMinistère de l’Enseignement Primaire, Secondaire et Professionnel (MEPSP), the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et Universitaire (MESU) and the Ministère des Affaires Sociales (MAS).

Education in the United States

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: federal, state, and local. Child education is compulsory.