Academic titles and degrees. Education in Poland and England
Every child in Poland is guaranteed education until eighteen and it is required to attend school up to this age. Parents can choose either state schools (which are free of charge) or private schools. At the age of seven, children go to elementary schools and learn there 6 years. Then they move to gymnasium, which lasts three years and is one step before secondary education.
There are two types of secondary schools in Poland: lyceum and technical secondary school. After completing secondary schools and getting high-school certificate young people can either continue education or start working. Most people in Poland, however, want to learn at the university-level. They can choose among many different universities and faculties.
Upper education leads towards the following degrees: Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Bachelor of Arts (BA), Master of Science (MSc) or Master of Arts (MA), Engineer (Eng.), Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) and Professor (Prof.). When it comes to higher education, there are both state schools and private ones.
Education in England it is a bit different than in Poland. It is divided into: early years, primary education,