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Abitur is conferred on students who pass their final exams at the end of their secondary education, usually after 12 or 13 years of schooling, in Germany or German schools abroad.
Die Jubilarin ist weiterhin Mitglied eines Ausschusses, der den estnischen Minister fur Bildung und Forschung zum Thema einer bessere Durchfuhrung der Staatsexamen fur das Abitur in estnischer Sprache und der Entwicklung des gesamten Prufungssystems beratend zur Seite steht.
When endorsing the children for the Gymnasium, which leads to the university entrance diploma Abitur' perfect German language skills as well as an educationally supportive family were seen as inevitable prerequisites by the teachers.
Moreover, this process has been accompanied by an almost explosive expansion of evaluations and accountability schemes, which have turned the traditional European system of exclusive and strict "input control" (Abitur and peer-review) into different schemes of "output control" in which practically "everything that moves is measured".
Figure 1: German School System (ThinkQuest Team, 1999) Advanced Vocational Training Technical or Trade School 13 Vocational qualification 11 & 12 Training and Full time Vocational upper education at vocational secondary school companies and school (Fachoberschule) part time (Berufsfacherschule) vocational schools (Berufschule) 5 thru 10 Secondary Intermediate School (Realschule) General School (Hautpschule) 1 thru 4 Primary School (Grundschule) Kindergarten University University Qualification Exam (Abitur) 13 13th grade and Abitur prep 11 & 12 Continuation with Gymnasium or Gesamtschule 5 thru 10 Grammar school Comprehensive school (Gymnasium) (Gesamptschule) 1 thru 4
(a) Schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders, (b) Affective disorders, c F4 = Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders, F5 = Behavioral syndromes associated with physiological disturbances and physical factors, F6 = Disorders of adult personality and behavior, F7 = Mental retardation, d separated, divorced or widowed, (e) "Abitur", (f) "Realschule", "Hauptschule" or lower.
Approximately half of those who left school in 1979 without an Abitur (high school diploma) were able to eventually acquire one or more graduation certificates.
Those two training itineraries are not symmetrical, since the former is accessed from the Gymnasium and the Abitur test, while the latter is accessed from the Realschule or the Hautptshule and some of the later vocational possibilities (Senent, 1994).
Although the regulations do not make it obligatory for would-be trainees to have any specific secondary school qualifications to access training in the 'dual' system (BIBB, 2011), 31% of all those taking up a course of training have successfully completed nine years' secondary education (Hauptschulabschluss), 42% have completed ten years (Realschulabschluss), and 23% hold the qualification (Abitur) that would entitle them to move on to tertiary education (BIBB, 2013: 169).
The other 43 Grade 12 Abitur pupils of DHPS received their school leaving certificates during a festive valedictory service held on 2 November.
Higher-achieving students--about a quarter of the total--attend the Gymnasium with its college-preparatory curriculum and sit for the Abitur. The Abitur is a famously rigorous examination, one of the models for the International Baccalaureate programs in the United States.