Happiness is something subjective and personal, but for the last five years, the World Happiness Report prepared by the UN has identified the happiest countries in the world. For four years, Denmark has occupied the number one ranking. In 2017, it has dropped to second place after Norway, another country in northern Europe where the well-being of the population prevails over other criteria. And, in that case, education plays a very important role. More than 60 Danish teachers visit Barcelona to learn about the iFP education model The Scandinavian educational system has always been presented as the paradigm of excellence among the different countries of the continent and even throughout the world.
The reason is very clear: the continuous commitment to quality education. Based on the Scandinavian reference, iFP organized, on Friday, April 7, an exchange day with teachers from the Danish school Aalborg Handelsskole, which included a lecture by Lourdes Esteban, director of PIMEC (the employers’ association for small and medium-sized companies in Catalonia) and Xavier Ballart, professor Spain Phone Number List of political science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. “We have come to learn about Catalan culture, politics and education; Is it like the one we have in Denmark and Scandinavia, or is it very different?” wondered Nicolai Bo Pedersen, head of studies at.
Aalborg Handelsskole Denmark, a small country with just over five million inhabitants, formally has an educational system that is different from that of Spain . Compulsory education for boys and girls begins at the age of six and ends at sixteen, concentrated in the same learning unit, without differentiating between what for education in Spain are the cycles of primary school and ESOAfter this first stage, students can access the handelsskole or go to the Gymnasium , which lasts three years and is equivalent to the Spanish baccalaureate. “When you finish a professional training or a baccalaureate, the world does not end.