A key to understanding this issue is an assessment of the overall landscape of post-secondary education and training. As of October 2004, there has been heated discussion on proposed changes in the education system, which includes (amongst others) reduction of the duration of secondary education from seven years to six years, and merging the two exams HKCEE and HKALE into one exam, Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE). At the end of Form 3, the Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR, formerly known as Sijil Pelajaran Rendah (SRP) or Lower Certificate of Education (LCE)) or Lower Secondary Evaluation is taken by students. To start with in Commerce education was introduced such subjects as letter writing, Business Methods, Shorthand and Typewriting.
Some of these programmes are National Technology Mission, District Primary Education Programme, and Nutrition Support for Primary Education, National Open School, Mid- Day Meal Scheme, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and other state specific initiatives. The aim of our program is to provide you with strong subject matter knowledge and the professional skills that will help you become an effective secondary school teacher.
Secondary education majors gain valuable professional experience working with teachers in secondary classrooms across Northern Kentucky and greater Cincinnati beginning with the first course of the program and concluding with a full-time, semester-long experience. The Student Education Association of Maine, a campus offshoot of the Maine Education Association, hosts workshops and professional development events.
Faculty members in the secondary education program are nationally recognized scholars in their fields and have received national and state level teaching awards as secondary school educators and as college instructors. However, in most of the institutes, successful completion of a high school diploma or some preliminary courses in education is essential to satisfy the eligibility criteria for admission. This is accomplished with the wise selection of general education electives and other free electives.
They are further divided into general upper secondary schools, classical upper secondary schools, technical upper secondary schools, upper secondary schools for arts, and upper secondary schools for business. The National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education / ANUIES (Asociación de Universidades Instituciones de Educación Superior e) has recommended the following scheme for the allocation of credit: credit each two hours of theoretical instruction and one credit for each hour of practical instruction.