Teaching is a highly demanding, multifaceted, complex, and rewarding profession—and so is our secondary education teacher preparation program. Contemporary France has a first cycle of education for all children up to grade 5. The transitional grades 6 and 7 are followed by grades 8 and 9, which comprise the so-called guidance cycle, in which students pursue a certain core curriculum, a second foreign language, and a collection of electives.
Comenius (1592-1670), 8 a Moravian protestant proposed a new model of education- where ideas were developed from the familiar to the theoretical rather than through repetition, where languages were taught in the vernacular and supported universal education.
Completion of a subject teaching endorsement of at least 30 semester credit hours, as recommended by the subject department and approved by the College of Education, and a subject teaching endorsement of at least 20 semester credit hours, as recommended by the subject department and approved by the College of Education, OR completion of a single subject teaching endorsement of at least 45 semester credit hours as recommended by the subject department and approved by the College of Education.
Authority to regulate education resides constitutionally with the individual states, with direct authority of the U.S. Congress and the federal U.S. Department of Education being limited to regulation and enforcement of federal constitutional rights.
Students 15 to 18 years of age enter either of two lycées, or high schools: (1) the lycée of general and technological education ( lycée d’enseignement général et technologique , or LEGT) is the successor to the traditional academic lycée of the past; (2) the vocational-educational lycée ( lycée d’enseignement professionnel , or LEP) encompasses a range of vocational-technical studies and training.