Liceo scientifico

scientific lyceumMaturità Scientificascience high school.
This meant that to attend the liceo scientifico it was necessary to "change" school, even physically because the lower-secondary-schools were housed in the same buildings of the respective higher-secondary-schools, with which they constituted a single course of study.

Baku State University

Azerbaijan State UniversityAzerbaijan UniversityBaku University
Established in 1919 by the Parliament of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the University started with faculties of history and philology, physics and mathematics, and law and medicine, with an initial enrollment of 1094. The first rector of BSU was V.I.Razumovsky, a former professor of surgery at Kazan University. In 1930, the government ordered the University shut down in accordance with a reorganization of higher education, and the University was replaced with the Supreme Pedagogical Institute. However, in 1934 the University was reestablished again, and continued to work through the difficult years of World War II experiencing a shortage of faculty members.

York University

YorkYork University, TorontoYork University (Toronto)
The 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked York 401–500 in the world, 16–18 in Canada. York ranked 14th Globally & 4th in Canada in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for Climate Action. . In the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking, the university ranked 416th in the world, and 17th in Canada. The Canadian-based Maclean's magazine ranked York University seventh in their 2020 Canadian comprehensive university category. The university's research performance has been noted in several bibliometric university rankings, which uses citation analysis to evaluates the impact a university has on academic publications.

Lanzhou University

Lanzho UniversityLanzhou Commercial CollegeLanzhou University School of Management
Lanzhou University had formerly been one of China's premier institutions of higher learning with its position as the best university in Northwestern China. Lanzhou University maintains one of China's top ten Ph.D. programs in physics, chemistry, atmospheric sciences and geography and highly ranked programs in information science, biology, botany, mathematics, history, media, ecology and Chinese literature. Lanzhou University's main campus is a ten-minute walk from Lanzhou Train Station. Parts of the campus are considered aesthetically pleasing, particularly in comparison to the rest of highly industrialized Lanzhou, with a small park and man-made pond.

Union College

UnionUnion College (New York)Union College, New York
Certain that General John Burgoyne's defeat at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777 would mean a new nation, nearly 1,000 citizens of northern New York (which then included what eventually became Vermont) began the first popular demand for higher education in America. As a democratic tide rose and began to overtake the people old ways, in particular the old purposes and structure of higher education, were being pushed aside. Schenectady, a city founded and dominated by the Dutch of some 4,000 residents, was after Albany and New York City the third largest in the state.

Govt. Ashek Mahmud College

Jamalpur Government College
Government Ashek Mahmud College, Jamalpur, commonly referred to as Government Ashek Mahmud College Jamalpur or Government Jaheda Safir Women college Jamalpur, is an institution of higher education in Bangladesh, located in the Jamalpur district. In 1946, the journey of present government ashram Mahmud College, named Jamalpur College, was started. History behind this path is more old. After establishing the subdivision of Jamalpur in 1845, under the supervision of a growing student of the Jamkhpur sub-divisional administration, RC Datta and some of the energetic people took initiative to set up a college in Jamalpur city area.

List of attacks related to post-secondary schools

collegesHaruka Weisermurder in a Harvard dorm
This is a list of attacks related to postsecondary schools, such as universities or colleges. These are attacks that occurred on school property or related primarily to school issues or events. A narrow definition of the word attacks is used for this list, excluding warfare, robberies, gang violence, political or police attacks, (as related to protests), accidents, single suicides, and murder-suicides resulting from rejected suitors/spouses. Incidents that involved only staff who work at the school have been classified as belonging at List of workplace killings. It also excludes events where no injuries take place, if an attack is foiled.

University of Santiago, Chile

University of SantiagoUniversidad de Santiago de ChileUniversity of Santiago de Chile
In 1981, as a consequence of a reform on higher education under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, it became what is now known as Universidad de Santiago de Chile, with all activities centered in a single 340,000 m² campus in the capital Santiago. The University of Santiago of Chile (USACH) started as the School of Arts and Crafts in 1849. It was born in mid-20th century and it is the fifth oldest university in Chile. The Escuela de Artes y Oficios (EAO)(Spanish School of Arts and Crafts) was founded in July 6, 1849 during the Manuel Bulnes Prieto rule, to improve scientific and technical development in the country.

Ural State Technical University

Ural Polytechnic InstituteUPIUral Industrial Institute
Ural State Technical University (USTU) is a higher education institute in Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian Federation. It is the biggest technical institution of higher education in Russia, with close ties to local industry in the Urals. Its motto, Ingenium Creatio Labor, means "brilliance creates work". USTU has 20 faculties including: Metallurgical, Chemical Engineering, Building Materials, Civil Engineering, Physics and physics engineering, Radio Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Heat Power Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Economics and Management, Military Science, Physical Training, Humanities, Continuing education, and a Graduate school.

Elsa Neumann

Elsa Neumann (23 August 1872 – 23 July 1902) was a German physicist. She was the first woman to receive a PhD in physics from the University of Berlin, in 1899. As a woman, Elsa Neumann was generally denied access to higher education. In 1890 she graduated with a Lehrerinnenprüfung (teachers' diploma), a degree that did not require higher education at that time and was considered less than a Realgymnasium education. Thus she took private lessons with various professors in order to acquire the advanced knowledge and skills necessary for university-level studies.

Education in China

Education in the People's Republic of ChinaeducationChina
., automation, nuclear power, energy resources, oceanography, nuclear physics, computer science, polymer chemistry, polymer physics, radiochemistry, physical chemistry and biophysics. A project for creating 100 world class universities began in 1993, which has merged 708 schools of higher learning into 302 universities. Merging schools of higher learning has produced far-reaching reform of higher education management, optimizing of educational resources allocation, and further improving teaching quality and school standards. More than 30 universities have received help from a special national fund to support their attainment of world elite class.

Gymnasium (Denmark)

This qualifies a student for admission to higher education Preparatory, subject to the special entrance regulations applying to the individual higher education programmes. Colloquially gymnasium refers to what is formally called STX. Apart from the common academic gymnasium, there are other types of occupation-oriented upper secondary education in Denmark.

Gymnasium (Germany)

However, since 2004, there has been a strong political movement to reduce the time spent at the gymnasium to eight years throughout Germany, nowadays most pupils throughout Germany attend the gymnasium for 8 years (referred to as G8), dispensing with the traditional ninth year or oberprima, which is roughly equivalent to the first year of higher education. Final year students take the abitur final exam. The gymnasium arose out of the humanistic movement of the sixteenth century.

Aix-Marseille University

University of Aix-en-ProvenceUniversity of Aix-MarseilleUniversity of Marseille
Ugo Bardi – professor in physical chemistry at the University of Florence. Eugène Benoist – French classical philologist, member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. Reinhold Bertlmann – Austrian physicist, professor of physics at the University of Vienna. Eugenio Bianchi – Italian theoretical physicist. Danielle Bleitrach – French sociologist. Maurice Blondel – French philosopher. David E. Bloom – the Chair of Harvard University's Department of Global Health and Population, professor of Economics and Demography at the Harvard School of Public Health, and Director of the Program on the Global Demography of Aging. Jean Bosler – French astronomer.

External independent evaluation

External independent testingEIE
Complex organizational procedures (first - testing) aims to determine the level of academic performance of secondary schools during their admission to higher education. The purpose of external evaluation: improving public education and implementation of Ukraine's constitutional rights to equal access to quality education, monitoring of compliance with the State Standard of secondary education and the analysis of the education system, predict its development. The results of external testing results are counted as a state of final attestation and the results of entrance examinations to higher educational institutions.


China-U.S. Biochemistry Examination and Application
Physics Examination and Application) was an examination and admission system used by the physics departments of some American and Canadian universities for graduate school admission from People's Republic of China between 1979 and 1989. It was created by the Chinese-American physicist Tsung-Dao Lee and Chinese physics community as an alternative graduate school admission procedure. At that time in China, higher education was still recovering from the Cultural Revolution; school transcripts and recommendation letters were difficult to evaluate. Furthermore, standardized tests such as the Graduate Record Examination were unavailable in China.

University of Karachi

Karachi UniversityIslamia Law CollegeUoK
At the time of establishment of Pakistan as a sovereign state in 1947, the means for higher education and research were negligible and diminished in the country. Responding to the impending requirement of higher learning, Pakistan Government started establishing relevant educational institutions of higher learning and research and thus underwent rapid modernization under a policy guided by Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan. After a heavy political lobbying backed by the residents of Karachi, the University of Karachi was established through parliamentary authorization as a "Federal University" in 1951.

Education in Chile

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From 11th grade (Tercero Medio), students can choose a subject in either science (math, physics, chemistry, biology), or humanities (literature, history, philosophy), for more advanced lessons. "Technical-professional". Designed to allow students to quickly enter the workforce after secondary education. Students are taught practical lessons in technical areas, such as electricity, mechanics, metal assembly, etc. Higher education:. University (universidad): These are divided between "traditional" universities (public and private universities created (mostly) before the 1981 reform) and private institutions.

Education in Romania

Romanian curriculumeducationeducation system
In Romania, higher education is provided by universities, institutes, study academies, schools of higher education, and other similar establishments, collectively referred to as higher education institutions (HEIs) or universities. HEIs can be state-owned or private; they are non-profit, apolitical in nature and focused on the public interest. Romania has a central government office that authorizes and approves educational institutions. The Romanian Ministry of Education is the national institution to which all higher education institutions look for guidance and report to. There are 56 accredited public institutions, and 41 private ones (as of 2016).

Secondary education in Italy

Liceosecondary school in ItalyScuola secondaria di primo grado
The principal focus is to prepare students for university and higher education. Types of liceo include: Historically: * Liceo moderno (modern languages) (1911–1923) – dedicated to foreign languages, featuring Latin, Italian, French, one other foreign language (English or German), History and Geography.

Edinburgh College

Edinburgh College is a further and higher education institution with campuses in Edinburgh and Midlothian, Scotland. It serves the Fife, Lothians, and Scottish Borders regions, and is the largest college in Scotland. It was formed on 1 October 2012 as part of the merger of Edinburgh's Jewel and Esk, Telford, and Stevenson colleges.

Vytautas Magnus University

University of LithuaniaKaunas UniversityUniversity of Kaunas
Particular attention is given to foreign languages and computer skills thus making this university different from other schools of higher education in the country. During the university's first decade the number of students and teachers grew more than twenty times. It has become the center for academic work in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Theology and Fine Arts, Political Sciences and Law in Kaunas. Modern programs have been expanding in: Informatics, Environmental Sciences, Biology, Mathematics and Physics. Master's and Doctoral studies became a priority at the university and demanded a pedagogical staff with high qualifications.

Glossary of education terms (P–R)

Physical education: (PE, also called physical training - PT or gym) A course in the curriculum which utilizes the learning medium of large-muscle activities in a play or movement exploration setting. It is almost always mandatory for students in elementary schools, and often for students in middle schools and high schools. Physics education: A relatively new, yet active, area of research within the science of physics. The main focus of research is on learning and teaching of physics in both the highschool and college level. Polymath: (also known as a polyhistor) A person who excels in multiple fields, particularly in both arts and sciences.


maturitaMaturitàmaturity diploma
It is possible to take mathematics and all foreign languages on a higher or basic level. Basic marks range from 1 to 5, whereas marks for the higher level range from 1 to 8. The examinee may only take up to two subjects on the higher level (two foreign languages, or mathematics and one foreign language). All other subjects are graded from 1 to 5. The examinee has achieved at least 80% of the points required for grade 2 on a basic level in this subject, and. The examinee received at least grade 2 in all other subjects, whereof. At least 2 subjects have received grade 3 or higher (if the subject passed with grade 1 is a compulsory subject), or.

Seton Hall University

Seton HallSeton Hall CollegeSeton Hall Pirates
Like many Catholic universities in the United States, Seton Hall arose out of the Plenary Council of American Bishops, held in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1844, with the goal of bringing Catholicism to higher education in order to help propagate the faith. The Diocese of Newark had been established by Pope Pius IX in 1853, just three years before the founding of the college, and it necessitated an institution for higher learning. Seton Hall College was formally founded on September 1, 1856, by Newark Bishop James Roosevelt Bayley, a cousin of President Theodore Roosevelt.