Education in Latin America

Luiza De Vasconcelos

Education in Brazil

Education is Brazil is run by the cabinet of Brazil, through the ministry of education. Children are obligated to go to school from the age of six to the age of 14. They take basic core classes such as Portuguese language, history, geography, science, math, art and PE. Most of the population attends private schools, and all of the children in schools have to wear uniforms.

Education in Chile

Education in Chile is pretty similar to education in Brazil. From the ages of 6 to 13, children attend primary school. Secondary education is from the age 14 to the age 17. After high school, students can chose to go to college, work, or study and a professional institute.