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Study in Iceland

Study in Iceland

Known as the land of ice and fire, Iceland is covered by volcanoes, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, glaciers, lakes and geysers. The powerful geothermal heat created by the many hot springs even supplies the greenhouses with energy so that they can produce all sorts of fruits and vegetables that otherwise would not be able to grow that far up north. The sky often brightens with the aurora borealis, the northern lights, especially in autumn and winter, and during the summer months…

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Iceland Education

Iceland Education

Training Iceland has a general compulsory schooling for children aged 6-16. The school duty was introduced in 1907 for all children aged 10-14. Previously, the training was based on voluntary teaching, which was mainly run by the church. In 1934, compulsory schooling was extended by three years and in 1946, compulsory schooling was extended for another year. The school system received four levels, and the municipalities were given the opportunity to run school for five- and six-year-old children. Teaching for…

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