Schools: Comparison Between Canada and Taiwan Schools

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Schools: Comparison Between Canada and Taiwan Schools

School is the best place for people to be educated. Everyone has to go through this stage in order to be knowledgeable, so they can be useful in society and solve any problems they encounter. Not only they are educated for themselves but also for their countries. Different countries have different systems on how to teach students. Canada's educational system is a perfect and ideal way to ensure that students will live successful lives.

Canadian high school students study both compulsory and elective courses together. They pursue academic studies based on the achievement of credits. In the meantime, they take prerequisite courses that are related to their university studies. Hence, they know the basic fundamentals before getting in the universities. After completion of required number of credits, the universities take their averages and determine if they are qualified for the studies in universities that they choose. Even the students' averages are low, they can still go to universities that don't require high averages. Therefore, many students can easily study in this highest level of education. However, all courses are mandatory in Taiwan. High school students study the same courses together no matter what they plan to take in the universities, and thus it is hard for them to know what they are interested in. After graduation from high school, students have to write a major exam on all kinds of courses to achieve a score, which determines if they are satisfied for their chosen studies in the universities. Each year, there is a lot of failure students from getting in the universities and they just quit and go for the jobs.

Human rights are very emphasized in Canada. Canada never has any corporal punishment in any levels of education. At school, teachers do not use any violence to punish students. They only warn impolite students verbally. Because in Canada, teachers have no rights to...
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