Education System In Cuba

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Castro government nationalized private institutions at all levels in 1961 and the state has been running the educational system since then. It is not that different of our system, but it has some curious and impressive aspects such as: their record of high educational standards, the uniform colors, the requirements to enter university and the distance education. In this paper you will have the opportunity to know more about the Cuba’s education and the special and unique things that its education system has.
According to (Know About Cuba, 2012) the educational system in Cuba is fully subsidized by the government. Without paying any money, students at all levels can go to school; while in another countries the education is often expensive and
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Then, University Education
Cuba have over 47 universities and 400,000 students according to (Know About Cuba, 2012). They are run by the Ministry of Higher Education Superior; they manage schools, education policies, teaching methodologies and make sure all the schools comply with the standards of the government. The more well-known schools are: University of Havana, University of Oriente, Central de Las Villas, Católica de Santo Tomás de Villanueva, Masónica and La Salle en Nuevo Vedado. The best is the University of Havana because it is the number 81 in Latin America.
Finally, University Degrees and
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Students graduate and obtain a Bachelor’s Degree by coursing a 4-5 year program, this degree us the first stage of higher education. The second stage is conformed by: Certification, Master’s Degree and Specialty; in this level students must complete 200 hours of theory, practice and internship, after 2 years they are awarded with a Master’s Degree. The third level is a PhD, It lasts 3-4 years, and then students are admitted into the Doctoral Program where they defend the findings of their work.
Year after year no child is denied an education, it does not matter where he lives or how many money he have, neither if he have a special need; he is accepted in school; Some countries denies poor, homeless or disabled children the right of education. But not all is so good, this system has many problems: the salaries are low and the teachers quit the profession, after years the education has deteriorated.
According to (Havana Times, 2013) Cuba educational system is realizing the reality of a poor country, making them improve the system and make it sustainable. To save resources the Cuban government open high schools in cities and shutted down boarding schools, where many children studied, slept, eat and had medical services; in the private institutions children spend the entire
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