Trade and technical education

9781236419958: Trade and technical education
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 Excerpt: ... naturalized Belgians and 1,000 francs ($193) for foreigners, and is payable in advance. For special students who are citizens a charge of 20 francs ($3.86) a year for each hour per week of each course taken is made, while foreigners must pay four times as much. In addition to the regular fees each student must deposit 50 francs ($9.65) each jrear as a guarantee against loss, breakage, and deterioration of material and instruments. Whole or part scholarships may in certain cases be accorded. Those students who have no certificate of attendance on the high school, as required, must pass an examination in French, history and geography, arithmetic, algebra, geometry (including descriptive and analytical geometry), trigonometiy, and drawing. A fee of 25 francs ($1.83) is charged for this examination. Examinations for passage from one year to another, as well as for graduation, are held. A minimum of 60 per cent must be made in each examination. A fee of 50 francs ($9.65) is charged for the examination for passage to another year, and one of 75 francs ($11.18) for the examination for graduation. In each examination the practical exercises, graphics, shopwork, mechanics, electro-technics, manipulations, analyses, experiments in dyeing, original plans, quizzes, etc., in which the student takes part, are taken into consideration in determining the results. In the industrial and trade school (evening) there is a trade department of textiles, which carries the same courses as the superior school. The instruction there given is of an elementary character, and is intended to prepare students for entrance into the superior school. The government of this institution is vested in an administrative commission of G members, of whom 2 represent the State, 2 the province, and...

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