Inspite of being a Muslim country the secular government of Tunisia has always given equal importance to both boys and girls education.
Structure of Tunisia Education
The basic structure of Tunisia Education can be categorized as:
- Primary Education
The primary education system includes primary Grades from 1 to 6 and Preparatory Grades from 7 to 9. This education includes basic education. Students are taught variety of subjects.
- Secondary Education
The secondary education ends with a high school graduation diploma known as "Baccalaureate". Five subjects are included in the curriculum of high school, humanities, sciences, mathematics, technology, economics and management.
- Higher Education
Currently there are 13 public universities located all over the country. There are several private universities too. There are nearly 162 higher education institutions in Tunisia.