[EDLING:98] Reform of Basque education system will "teach how to learn"

Francis M. Hult fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Thu May 10 01:57:14 UTC 2007


Reform of Basque education system will "teach how to learn"

The Education Department of the Basque Government presented on Wednesday, May 
9, the official documents that fix the contents to be taught in the obligatory 
schooling period, for children aged from 6 to 16. 

All those school centres offering Primary and Secondary education will be 
obliged to abide by the reform.

One of the main novelties of the programme defines the basic competences a 
pupil must have acquired by the time he/she finishes the obligatory education 
in eight fields: mathematics, linguistic communication, treatment of 
information, digital, cultural and artistic, and social competence, 'learn to 
learn' and personal autonomy and initiative.

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