The Picture of Education System in Poland in years 1999 – 2017

Michalina Skotnicka


According to the Constitution of the Republic of Poland every person on the territory of Poland has the right to learn. Compulsory education in Poland starts at the age of six from the mandatory "0" class.  Elementary school is compulsory, from the age of 7 to 18, but the status of compulsory institutions is only primary and secondary school (which currently are being put in one). Compulsory subjects at this stage include: Polish language, modern foreign language, mathematics, nature, history and society, music, visual arts, computer skills, education religion or ethics.  Since 1999 until 2017 pupils attended to a  three-year junior high school for young people aged 13-16. The training at this stage is general in the following subjects: Polish, two modern languages, music, visual arts, history, social studies, geography, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, physical education, personal security. The Ministry of Education proposed to transform the existing structure of the school to include: 8-year primary school, 4-year general secondary school, 5-year technical school, 3-year first-cycle school, 3-year special education school, 2-year industry secondary school, post-secondary school. Pupils should finish education in the age of 19 or 20 for technical school.

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