Budgets in the education sector have been allotted to manage, facilitate, and provide free, universal, compulsory primary education, free textbooks, free secondary education, and a fairly wide range of higher degree education in university of mauritius. The mauritian education system had for long been shaped by primarily private enterprise with the role of government being reduced, even insignificant to a large extent inevitably, inequalities. The education system in mauritius is largely based on the british system since mauritius was a former british colony after the country became independent in 1968, education became one of the main preoccupations of the mauritian government to meet the new challenges awaiting the country. The mauritian education system—accessible but inequitable mauritius has inherited a western schooling system largely based on the british model it has a 6-5-2 structure, ie 6 years of primary schooling, a cycle which children normally enter at the age of 5. Mauritius has a 6-5-2 formal education structure primary school has an official entry age of five and a duration of six grades secondary school is divided into two cycles: lower secondary consists of grades 7 - 11, and upper secondary consists of grades 12 - 13.
The mauritius institute of education provides appropriate training to pre-school teachers through the certificate of proficiency in early childhood education this proficiency-based training programme is a very flexible proposal for practitioners who are currently working in the ecd / pre-school sector. The education system in mauritius is given while paying particular attention to the cultural diversity of the island secondly, a brief outlook on the literature on school culture is presented. The system of education in mauritius is mainly based on british model of education after mauritius gained independence in 1968, the new free government made education its main agenda for economic and social development of the country.
The early childhood education project in mauritius has been the gradual building of an original, genuine, national system for pre-school education under this project, the. Primary education as of 2002, the ranking system at the cpe level has been abolished by the ministry of education so as to alleviate the pressure off the students at the primary level the new system includes the allocation of schools to students based on their school choices on a regional basis. The education system in mauritius is largely based on the british system since mauritius was a former british colony it consist of a 3+6+5+2 system of formal education the education system in mauritius is categorized into 4 main sectors - pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary. The sky darkened a little more about the mauritian education system the university of mauritius (uom) is ranked 97th out of the top 100 african universities the uom is ahead and three tertiary institutions in africa, namely muhimbili university of health and allied sciences, tanzania, gulu university in uganda and vaal university of technology in south africa.
The mauritian education system is based on the british model and has remained a priority since independence it is also free in principle at state institutions children enter primary school at age 5, where they study for 6 years towards their certificate of primary education in languages that include english, french, geography, history. Mauritius is a multilingual postcolonial island of the indian ocean although the french-lexified creole, mauritian creole/kreol,⋑1 is the native language of 70% of the mauritian population, it is excluded from the education system kreol lacks prestige because it is seen as broken french and. And its use in the mauritian education system have changed, and if so, why in this essay, i first detail the current linguistic situation in mauritius and the state of the education system and language education policy there, including recent prokreol shifts. Pakistan- education system the education system of pakistan is one is the least-developed in the world until 1947, the educational system was based on the british colonial educational system in 1947, pakistan gained independence resulting from the partition of the indian subcontinent into the states of india and pakistan. Education structure in mauritius academic stream the academic stream is the standard stream of education, allowing progression from primary school to secondary school to tertiary institutions.
Current educational system in mauritius the most significant colonial legacy in the republic of mauritius, located in the sw of the indian ocean basin, is perhaps the french/english bilingual but multicultural systems that. The education structure figure 1: current structure of the mauritian education system pathways of the education and training system in mauritius labour market. The educational system in mauritius is largely based on the british school system after the independence of our island sir seewoosagur ramgoolam promoted free education and thus allowed everyone to have equal right to education and now schooling is compulsory up to the age of 16. The weaknesses of the mauritian educational system saying that education is one of the most important tools for shaping the future of any generation would be an understatement.
In mauritius education is free at all levels, right from primary through to university level at one of the two public universities, namely, the university of mauritius the education structure consists of the. The current education system in mauritius is an appendage of the british education system inherited since its independence in 1968 education at all levels is governed by the education regulations (1957) and the education [amendment] act (2006.