YOUTH AND ADULT EDUCATION IN ANTIGUA
Antigua & Barbuda has enjoyed a long history of achievement in the field of education. In the past fifty years the education system here has developed significantly.3 clients selected.
Despite its small size and relatively limited resources, Antigua & Barbuda has managed to rovide a good standard of education to its residents. There are a number of schools and colleges that offer tuition and balanced education for children of all ages in Antigua.
EARLY CHILDHOOD - Traditionally provided by private and charitable organizatoins. The government, through its Early Childhood Education Center assumes responsibility for the registration and monitoring of all childhood environments. A local office of the UNESCO assists in hte development of the country's early childhood education.
PRIMARY EDUCATION - Children between the ages of 5 and 12. Available public (free) and private institutions. Compulsory in Antigua & Barbuda.
SECONDARY EDUCATION - Children between the ages of 12 and 18. Available public (free) and private institutions. Compulsory in Antigua & Barbuda.
TERTIARY EDUCATION (COLLEGE LEVEL) - Young adults 18 years and older.
SPECIALIZED EDUCATION INSTITUTION - Private universities and vocational institutes for the development of professionals in various areas including tourism and medicine.