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  1. Icelandic Education system description at Eurypedia

    The Icelandic Parliament is legally and politically responsible for the school system. The Parliament determines the basic objectives and administrative framework of the educational system. All education comes under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. The municipalities are responsible for the operation of pre-primary and compulsory schools but higher education institutions and upper secondary schools are run by the state or private parties. Pre-primary and compulsory schools enjoy a high level of autonomy but goals and learning outcomes are defined at central level by laws and in National Curriculum Guides. The pre-primary school is the first level of the school system for children below compulsory school age. Education is compulsory for all children from the age of six to sixteen. Individual who has completed compulsory education, equivalent basic education or has reached the age of sixteen is entitled to enrol in upper secondary education until the age of eighteen. The great majority of young people continue with full-time education after finishing compulsory education. ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Iceland
  2. Your Europe- Education & Youth

    Your Europe- Education & Youth URL:  http://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/education/index_en.htm Category: Moving to a country Location: Iceland ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Iceland
  3. Education and youth in the EU

    Education and youth in the EU URL:  http://europa.eu/eu-life/education-training/index_en.htm Category: Moving to a country Location: Iceland ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Iceland
  4. Eurodesk in Iceland

    Evróvísir er íslenska heitið yfir Eurodesk, sem er evrópsk upplýsingaveita fyrir ungt fólk 13-30 ára. Ertu með spurningu? Við finnum svarið! ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Iceland
  5. The Icelandic Centre for Research – Rannís

    The Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS) supports research, innovation, education and culture in Iceland. RANNIS administers competitive funds in the fields of research, innovation, education and culture, as well as strategic research programmes. RANNIS coordinates and promotes Icelandic participation in European programmes such, as Horizon 2020, Erasmus+ and Creative Europe. RANNIS monitors resources and performance in R&D and promotes public awareness of research and innovation, education and culture in Iceland. RANNIS reports to the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and operates according to the Act on Public Support for Scientific Research (No. 3/2003). RANNIS has a permanent staff of 46 but also relies on the on the involvement of external contacts, including scientists and technical experts who assist in the evaluation of grant proposals. ...

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  6. Eures Iceland

    EURES hjálpar vinnufúsu fólki að komast yfir landamærin EURES - European Employment Services (íslenskt heiti EES vinnumiðlun) - er samvinnu-tenglanet sem hefur það hlutverk að greiða fyrir frjálsri för vinnandi fólks innan Evrópska efnahagssvæðisins. Sviss tekur þátt í samstarfinu. Meðal þeirra aðila sem þátt taka í því eru vinnumiðlunarskrifstofur hins opinbera, stéttarfélög og samtök vinnveitenda. Framkvæmdastjórn Evrópu samhæfir starfið. ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Iceland
  7. Europass

    Europass is a term to describe five documents to make your skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood in Europe:- Two documents freely accessible, completed by European citizens:the Curriculum Vitae helps you present your skills and qualifications effectively and clearly. You can create your CV online using tutorials or download the template, examples and instructions.the Language Passport is a self-assessment tool for language skills and qualifications. You can create your Language Passport online using tutorials or download the template, examples and instructions. - Three documents issued by education and training authorities:the Europass Mobility records the knowledge and skills acquired in another European country;the Certificate Supplement describes the knowledge and skills acquired by holders of vocational education and training certificates;the Diploma Supplement describes the knowledge and skills acquired by holders of higher education degrees.Its objectiveto help citizens communicate their skills and qualifications effectively when looking for a job or training;to help employers understand the skills and qualifications of the workforce;to help education and training authorities define and communicate the content of curricula.The Europass Centre in IcelandAdress: C/o Rannís,Dunhagi 5107 ReykjavíkTel. + 354 515 5800email: margret.sverrisdottir@rannis.is   ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Iceland
  8. Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

    The Ministry of Education, Science and Culture provides all relevant information on education and training in Iceland.  ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Iceland
  9. Registration into the country

    Foreign students need to register at Registers Iceland ...

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  10. Students associations

    Each university has its own student organisation  ...

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