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2018-07-30 11:57:07

Study in Europe after 8, 9, 10 grades: programs and admission

Study in Europe after 8, 9, 10 grades: programs and admission

After reading this article, you will learn about the advantages of getting a leading secondary education abroad. A list of developed educational programs will also be presented by the best boarding schools abroad.

Prestigious education after 8-10 classes abroad and in Europe

At present, most parents are faced with the task of getting their child prestigious secondary education abroad for several reasons. Thus, the goal of building a successful and promising career becomes more realizable in the case of obtaining a foreign education after the 9th grade and at the end of the 11th grade, and also by obtaining a professional diploma that meets the established international standards. This situation has been confirmed many times in practice.

Deciding on the receipt of leading primary and secondary education abroad, a foreign student is guaranteed to receive quality and useful skills and knowledge. In particular, it should be noted that in the walls of the best boarding schools in Europe and the US and other countries, students not only listen to educational material, but actively participate in the educational process, which positively affects the level of achievement of results. As a key requirement for admission to the ranking foreign boarding school, a high level of foreign language proficiency is required. Thus, in case of insufficiently high level of knowledge of a foreign language with the purpose of enrolling in a prestigious boarding school, particularly in senior classes abroad or obtaining a visa, it is worth paying attention to advanced courses of English and other foreign languages that are extremely popular among foreign students, SMAPSE experts draw your attention to the fact that there is an opportunity to choose the top foreign boarding school at the end of the 6th, 7th or 8th grades, which provides teaching in the framework of the integration program, which provides intensive study of a foreign language. Upon achievement of the level of knowledge of a foreign language sufficient for the development of the educational program, additional disciplines are included in the academic course. SMAPSE highly qualified specialists, in case of your interest, can choose the optimal educational program based on the individual goals and preferences of your child. Regardless of age, everyone can get an elite secondary education abroad, meeting the established requirements.

Foreign educational systems

In the ranking boarding schools of the United States and England, consistent education is actively used, which begins when the students reaches 12, 13 and 14 years of age. In the case of studying abroad after the end of grade 9, the student is given a choice in terms of the number of disciplines that correspond to the interests and preferences of the student. Thus, they form an educational program on an individual basis. Immediately before entering the ranking university abroad, a foreign applicant purposefully carries out preparation of 3 or 4 academic subjects within the framework of one of the proposed educational programs, namely:

  • The A-level course is a British educational program aimed at senior students aged 16 to 18 years. The certificate of passage of this program is quoted and universally accepted by the admissions of the best universities in the UK and other countries.
  • IB (International Baccalaureate) is an international educational program with target audience for foreign students of the senior classes. This program is distinguished by its versatility, in addition, the certificate of its end is recognized in all countries of the world. Admission to this course is possible after reaching the age of 17-18 by a student.
  • VTEC is an analog of the A-level education program, the target audience is high school students. A narrow specialization is envisaged, within which a certain discipline is studied on a comprehensive basis, at the same time, attention is focused on the practical side of teaching. Foreign students aged 16 to 18 can enroll.
  • High School Diploma Program - is an educational program of the senior classes, its development was based on the principles of the leading American education system. Along with the certificate, A-level gives an excellent opportunity for a foreign graduate to become a student of the best universities in Canada and the United States and other countries of the world. Enroll in this effective educational program can foreign students between the ages of 14 to 18 years.
  • GCSE / IGCSE - is a certificate of completion of a junior high school. Teaching is conducted in prestigious boarding schools, which are used in the development of educational programs, the British education system. The optimal age for the passage of this academic course is the age interval from 14 to 16 years.

Perhaps you already noticed that studying abroad after the end of grade 11 is extremely variable. Thus, numerous qualitative and effective educational programs have been developed aimed at effective preparation for the successful admission to elite universities abroad. At the same time, in the framework of education on any of the proposed education programs, emphasis is placed on intensive study of English abroad. Agree that, not having an excellent level of foreign language, it is impossible to get a quality and prestigious education abroad.

It is worth noting that the leading American boarding schools are oriented towards foreign students. Thus, after 2-3 years you will be guaranteed an excellent level of English language knowledge due to its intensive teaching. When deciding to receive a foreign ranking education at the end of 8, 9, 10 classes, you should not have doubts about the high level of your language education. So, it is not envisaged to conduct additional classes in English, in connection with which, a foreign student will need the perception of educational material at the level of the native speaker. In case of your doubts regarding the level of foreign language proficiency, SMAPSE advise you to contact highly qualified specialists who will select the optimal preparatory programs for you, which will ensure a significant improvement of language skills in a short period of time, sufficient for successful completion of study abroad.

The majority of European countries practice this approach, which, in addition to receiving excellent academic education, creates all the necessary conditions for students to contribute to the disclosure of talents and abilities within the framework of additional disciplines. In particular, there is an opportunity for visiting circles for painting, providing musical education for the wards, in addition, numerous sports sections are open on such sports as skiing, horse riding, swimming, football, rugby, cycling. If you are interested in the comprehensive development of your child in the framework of education, it is worth paying attention to the top boarding schools located in the following countries, such as Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic. In these countries, teaching is conducted in accordance with the accepted international Anglo-American educational model.

SMAPSE educational center presents samples of admission tests, the writing of which is required for admission to the best foreign boarding schools and colleges. You are given a truly unique opportunity to write in SMAPSE center for free. Convenience is guaranteed, because you do not need to go to the boarding school itself. SMAPSE do not charge a fee for the services rendered on admission to the top educational institutions abroad.

Getting foreign elite secondary education after 8, 9, 10, 11 classes

As a rule, parents make a decision to receive education as their child in the leading foreign private boarding schools due to excellent and advanced infrastructure equipment, if compared with public schools. In particular, key differences are observed in such parameters as the equipping of laboratories, reading, music and sports halls, in addition, the highest level of stability and reliability is guaranteed. Special attention should be paid to the individual approach applied in teaching. Agree that this parameter plays a key role for the 11th grade student due to the final choice of the future specialization, as well as the faculty of the ranking university abroad.

As noted above, the key requirement for admission to the best foreign boarding schools is due to the high level of proficiency in a foreign language. In most cases, you need a good command of English. In connection with which, it is required to provide a document that confirms a high level of knowledge of the English language. In case of insufficient level of possession, the opportunity for additional courses is provided. At present, it is possible to significantly improve the level of knowledge of English language practically in any country, regardless of the continent.

The duration of study abroad varies from 11 to 13 years. For elimination of any difficulties when entering foreign elite universities, SMAPSE experts advise foreign students to become holders of international maturity certificates through an educational program abroad after the end of the 9th grade. Thus, staying in a new language and cultural environment for several years contributes to the acquisition by foreign students of an excellent academic base and the achievement of a high level of English proficiency. Having such qualitative academic education, a foreign entrant has all the opportunities for unhindered education in the best foreign educational institutions after the end of the 11th grade.

Advantages of getting secondary education abroad for foreign students

As practice shows, the creation of career prospects is achieved through the acquisition of prestigious classical secondary education abroad, as well as admission to the best universities abroad after the end of the 11th grade. So, in the countries of Europe foreign students acquire high-quality academic knowledge in general education disciplines, in addition, the students have the task of choosing specialization in the framework of education in the senior classes. In addition to academic knowledge, Foreign students develop such personal qualities as independence, responsibility, and decision-making skills.

There are several advantages of obtaining an elite European education. So, after completing the education at the end of the 11th grade abroad, a full immersion in the language environment is provided, contributing to an excellent improvement in the level of knowledge of a foreign language to the level of a native carrier. The foreign language is determined by the chosen country for the education, in particular it can be French, German, Spanish, Italian, etc. Having a prestigious certificate of secondary education obtained abroad, a foreign entrant has every chance to become a student of the best and top universities of different countries of the world.

Secondary education in Great Britain, Canada, USA, Switzerland - the best boarding schools and the price of education

The cost of education in ranking schools-boarding schools and colleges abroad depends on the ranking of the institution, the degree of its prestige, the level and quality of teaching, specialization in the case of education in the senior classes.

Among the countries of Europe the greatest popularity and demand among foreign students is enjoyed by British secondary education. On average, the price of education throughout the year in the leading boarding schools in England varies from 14,000 £ to 25,000 £ in the case of the selected daily format for obtaining an elite British education. If the child lives on the territory of the school on a full board basis during the education, the cost of education increases significantly, ranging from 32,000 £ to 40,000 £. Among European countries, the high cost of acquiring secondary education is inherent in Switzerland. So, the price of education for a year on a full board basis varies approximately from 60,000 to 90,000 . In the case of a day-time education, the price in the best Swiss boarding schools will be lower, ranging from 20,000 to 50,000 .

It is worth noting that the formation of the cost of educational programs is based on the type of educational institution, namely, general education or specialized. As for the United States, the price of education during the year in the ranking school-boarding house will vary on average from 40,000 $ to 60,000 $. On the contrary, Canada is characterized by a lower cost of tuition on a boarding house, thus, fluctuating from 35,000 $ to 60,000 $.

If you are considering an inexpensive option of studying abroad, SMAPSE will rejoice that such educational programs have been developed. In particular, SMAPSE experienced experts will be able to select for you the leading boarding schools, the cost of education in which does not exceed 25,000 - 30,000  per year, in France, Italy, Austria, Germany and the UK.

Development of a student abroad - the best foreign secondary schools

After staying in a prestigious boarding school abroad, students in their feedback indicate positive emotions from the trip, share bright impressions, and note the effectiveness of education. Below are the key advantages of studying abroad:

  • Immersion in a new language and cultural environment, familiarity with the traditions and mentality of local residents of a certain country;
  • There is development of abilities in the direction of sport, creativity or other type of activity;
  • There is an opportunity for qualitative and effective pre-university preparation, SMAPSE experts remind that foreign secondary education after 8, 9 and 10 classes is of a profile nature. Effective preparatory programs have been specially developed for foreign students.
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Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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