Panama is a country with many virtues, and one of them is its educational system. Like many other countries, it is not perfect, but its education is good and of quality.
In recent years, it has been seen that education in the country has improved considerably, managing to reduce one of the most common problems of education, school dropout, or school dropout, something that happens in many countries of the world for different reasons.
In Panama, there is also a considerable change in terms of access to schools. Likewise, they cover all levels of education so that everyone has the opportunity to study. Furthermore, there is less literacy in the population. Studying is right.
What are education and its benefits?
Education is essential because it is a process that allows people to socialize, learn new knowledge necessary for their development, culture, and behavior. It is also a way of acquiring ways of being from previous generations; and its traditions.
Education is a way of transferring values and knowledge that help people grow as an individual; and that he can interact with the world around him. Without a doubt, the grand objective is that the person develops integrally and allows individuals to have a better life.
Also, without education, crime, lack of employment, domestic violence, among others, are promoted.
Division of education in Panama
Education in Panama is divided in five ways:
– Preschool (For children between 4 and 5 years old).
– Primary (For children aged six and twelve).
– Pre-Middle or High School (between 12 and 15 years old).
– Middle or High School (between 15 and 18 years old)
– Tertiary or University (from the age of 18, at the end of the Middle or High School)
Note: Panama schools start in late February and end in December.
Panama Ministry of Education (MEDUCA)
The Ministry of Education is the institution in charge and responsible for the educational system of a country. The Ministry of Education of Panama was created on January 2, 1941.
The Panamanian Ministry of Education has different functions:
- Promote education in the country.
- Allow access to education without exclusion.
- Protect the country’s cultural heritage.
- Promote research (technological and scientific).
- Promote art and its creation.