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Education in Poland and the UK

News from Poland

Comparing Education in Poland with the United Kingdom

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According to a report by the Boston Consulting Group covered in an article published by the British newspaper ‘The Daily Telegraph’ Poland comes out better than the UK in several important aspects of education.

- Schools in Poland have smaller class sizes. Poland has an average class size of 20, while the UK average is 26.
- Polish children achieve higher levels in important subject areas. International test results for maths and science show that Poland’s students achieved higher test results than the UK.
- a higher percentage of students go on to university in Poland than do in the UK.

Well done Poland. It’s good to be able to report some good news from Poland!

Foreign Language Study in Poland

Fascinating Fact # 25

Children in schools in Poland typically learn two foreign languages. The most popular foreign languages taught in Polish schools are:

1 – English
2 – German
3 – French
4 – Spanish
5 – Russian

More than 70% of all children at schools in Poland are currently learning English as a foreign language.