In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1edad hasta la cual es obligatoria la escolaridad
- Although Mexico's legal school-leaving age is sixteen, indigenous women receive, on average, just over three years of schooling, compared to a national average of 7.3, thus suffering high rates of illiteracy.
- As Minister of Education in the 1945 Labour government, her greatest victory was the raising of the school-leaving age to 15, despite the shortage of buildings in war-damaged Britain and the need for 13,000 extra teachers.
- The programme aims to encourage more students to stay in education beyond school-leaving age.
- He added: ‘We are calling for the law to be amended so that only people of school-leaving age can be engaged in work on a farm.’
- Our approach is to have young performers study with us from the age of two until school-leaving age.
- Teenagers at school-leaving age who had been permanently excluded from school are among those who have benefited through an education initiative set up in Chessington.
- In 1968 he resigned as Leader of the Lords over the Government's refusal to raise the school-leaving age.
- In this way school boards developed an integrated education which took children from infancy to school-leaving age.
- In 2000, the minimum school-leaving age was raised by one year to 16.
- The school-leaving age was to be raised to 15 and there was free secondary education for all.
- This Budget funds a policy that, over the next few years, will see everyone of school-leaving age either moving into employment or moving into post-school education.
- If the school-leaving age is lower than the age of admission to employment, children are likely to illegally seek employment, and the enforcement of child labour laws is rendered more difficult.
- Thus, despite the raising of the school-leaving age and the greater provision of post-16 and higher education, this has disproportionately benefited those from better-off families.
- Ideally, this should be started at school-leaving age, but it is never too late to begin and the efforts of each individual should be rewarded, even if not 100 per cent successful.
- As many as 18% have already left full-time education by the time they reach school-leaving age.
- Then in 1959 the school-leaving age was raised from 14 to 16.
- More middle-class than working-class children, for example, stay at school beyond the school-leaving age, and proceed to higher education.
- When I started my formal education the official school-leaving age was 12.
- On the same day that most of the country's school children are being evacuated, the school-leaving age goes up from 14 to 15.
- Why does anyone after school-leaving age want to be bullied into following orders, even those that don't make sense?
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