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North Korea - Educational System—overview

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The educational system of North Korea consists of three types of schools. The main track is the general school system, and the other two types are schools for continuing education and schools for special purposes. The school system has maintained its basic structure since the system's major reforms in 1975 following the Party's major policy changes in 1975.

One facet of the formal education system is the general school system. The general school system is the same as school systems in other countries. It is called the general school system to differentiate it from the schools with special purposes and institutes for continuing higher education. The general school system (GSS) has kindergarten through tenth grade (K-10) elementary-secondary schools and higher education. Kindergarten has two levels for two years. The lower class begins at age four and the upper class begins at age five when free compulsory education begins. The elementary school, called people's school, begins at age six and takes four years to complete. The secondary school in North Korea is higher middle school, and it provides six years of schooling. Higher middle school has two levels. The lower-level middle school takes 4 years from age 10 to 13, and the higher-level high school takes 2 years from age 14 to 15.

Higher education has two systems for academic purposes and continuing education. Academic higher education of GSS is composed of universities (four to six years), College of Education for secondary school teachers (four years), Teachers' College for primary school teachers (three years), and junior colleges (three years). After university studies, graduate school for master and doctoral study is continued at post-Doctoral schools.

Another educational system is the continuing education system. The university or continuing higher education is attached tofactories, farms, and fishery cooperatives. The Air and Correspondence University operates a five-year curriculum.

Another type of school system is the special purpose school. This is for talented children and children from the elite class. It consists of the revolutionary school (also called elite school, beginning at age 5 and lasting for 10 years), schools for arts and sports (ages 6 to 18), schools for foreign language (ages 10 to 18), and schools for science (ages 10 to 21).

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TIPS AND PRECAUTIONS
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE MIGRANT WORKERS
There is a Filipino traits or attitude inherited from their ancestors ( Malays, Muslims, Indonesians and Chinese) that if there’s something wrong happened; quarrels and misunderstanding and even if settled , maybe grudge or hatred between employer and their employee such as domestic helper, household workers, caregiver, medical practitioner and other migrant workers. As if there’s nothing happened but beware that their going to fight back by doing unnecessary things in drinks and foods secretly like those been told, circulated among others and administered by some Migrant workers abroad to put something such as dirt, ashes, urine, wastes of their pets (dogs, cats, rabbit, birds) and human wastes, body parts of an insects such as cockroach, houseflies and bleaching/cleaning materials of toilets as well urine, undetected to avenge themselves. But sad to say, even the infants, children, elders and those with disabilities are not exempted from it.
Some show’s loyalty to their employer but agreed to be used by some of their government agencies in the Philippines and in abroad as well. They’re been entice by good promises, certain rewards or been pressured and used as instrument for the national interest of the country.
Did you ever heard and aware of news that spread abroad that some Filipino Migrant Workers are witch, WITCHDOCTORS or knows and practice WITCHCRAFT? How to do, like the unexplained enlargement of the stomach, suffered from mental retardation, develop tumor, cancer and other strange illnesses, others become slow learner and find difficulty in thinking that affected its IQ level of intelligence. Others affect psychologically that changes their behavior and attitudes that develops and becomes: paranoid . highly suspicious . hysterical . impatient. jumped from high rise buildings . other’s develop suicidal instincts leading to various accidents and road tragedies . others suffered from unexplained and terrible mental disorder, nervous breakdown, depression, anxiety, severe skin diseases, liver problems, poor eyesight, chest and lung problems, pneumonia, asthma, stroke, and become bedridden caused by it.
Because, the reason behind, that there’s confidential intelligence reports previously that leaks abroad about U.S. aid to Filipinos Migrant Workers in teaching them and in administering drugs, undetected poisons, heat resistant even if boiled, hazardous chemicals given to its enemies and its allies way back years from where there still U.S. Bases in the Philippines. Others are cultivated unknown objects, mixed to the foods and drinks (suspected as either bacteria, a parasites or viruses) . Administered by various migrant workers and in hospitals by some medical practitioner abroad which the U.S. gain incentives and advanced because of wanting to control and gain superiority to be superpower.
Sending migrant workers abroad by the government, considered it as a business without capital and profit using the ofws, besides from the collected fees, remittances and the misfortune of some ofws from abroad. Others are victims of confidentially fabricated, pinpointed, framed, planned that victims continuously increasing and funds likely to prosper, becoming it a tradition. It originated, benefited from funds from U.S. (as milking cow) in their campaign against human trafficking, exploitation, anti-terrorism and its urge to settle their U.S. bases again to the Philippines, strategically, were there’s hidden agendas from the government years way back from where there’s still U.S. bases.
It’s been suspected that S.A.R.S.( severe acquired respiratory syndrome) is one among several biological weapons experimented and produced by U.S. Stored and hidden outside U.S. territory for strategic reasons, using other foreign allied nations. To protect their citizen as their national security and so far away that if something wrong happened and caused epidemic in case been, miscarriage, sabotage, and if there’s an inside jobs, resulted to leakages. According to the source abroad, one of U.S. strategy is by using other foreign nationals and locals of that country to monitor their ranks and file as well using it to their suspected enemies and their allies.
These chemicals and other drugs are been used unnoticed and been known secretly to some migrant workers abroad. Authored by U.S. to some households of prominent families, V.I.P’s, in Chinese, Arab and Muslims countries and those suspected enemies and even allies.
Now, it’s up to you and those concern individuals whether, if your one from those victimized …….You can report to their concern embassies/ consulates offices abroad as well to your own government. Every time there’s day-offs, almost migrant workers ( land based and sea based )have associated with each other as well to other foreign workers, nationals and locals. Connected from communications without knowing these wrongdoings are secretly been told and administered in your homes, families, offices, fast foods chains, restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other places.
In times, if this will not be prevented and continued to be administered, by those responsible of those bad things and wrongdoings. Whose going to be affected? _________Report them to the authorities . (As an advise from the source: Some of these consulates/ embassies people are secretly in behind, have knowledge and involve as well their government and by U.S., because of its intervention.
. Let’s help one another and be aware of these wrongdoings. Let’s help solve tomorrows problem caused by U.S. strategist and intervention.
:( International Road, C1 & C2, Nichols Highway, Immigration and CheckPoint Authority ,L.T.A. , Singapore )
:(Emirates Hospital, Rashid Hospital, Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates )

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