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15 Most Surprising Education Facts In Schools Around The World

Hi FactWishers! We all know about the benefits of being educated. Education helps in facilitating learning with acquisition of knowledge, skills, beliefs and habits. The primary role of providing education to us is of schools. Yes, you guessed it correct.

Today, at FactWish, we’ll be providing some of the less known, but interesting facts about education in different schools around the world. So, here we go.

1. In Russia, children start schooling from Knowledge day (on 1st September), even though it is a holiday.

In Russia, children start schooling from Knowledge day

2. The largest school in the world in terms of number of students is the City Montessori in Lucknow, India. More than 32,000 students attend school on daily basis. The school has more than 1000 classrooms.

The largest school in the world in terms of number of students is the City Montessori in Lucknow

3. The school located on the highest altitude is in Phumachangtang, Tibet at an altitude of 5,373 meters above sea level.

The school located on the highest altitude is in Phumachangtang, Tibet

4. In 2014, there was an elementary school in Turin, Italy with a single student and a single teacher, credited as the smallest school in the world.

Elementary school in Turin, Italy with a single student and a single teacher

5. In South Korea, students are taught to stay and clean the classroom when classes are over.

In South Korea, students are taught to stay and clean the classroom when classes are over

6. In Finland, you cannot go to school, if you are less than 7 years old.

In Finland, you cannot go to school, if you are less than 7 years old

7. In Bangladesh, there are more than 100 Boat schools being solar powered an equipped with internet access and a library. It is because, floods in Bangladesh may occur for more than 4 months; hence, the need for boat schools.

In Bangladesh, there are more than 100 Boat schools

8. In Chile, summer vacation can last long for 3 months from mid-December and end in early March.

In Chile, summer vacation can last long for 3 months

9. In France, children go to school 4 days a week. They have lunch time for 2 hours each day.

In France, children go to school 4 days a week

10. In Columbia, kids travel to school on a zip-line, mostly in schools situated in remote areas.

In Columbia, kids travel to school on a zip-line

11. In Iran, boys and girls are taught separately till they attend college. Only female teachers take classes of girls and male teachers for boys.

In Iran, boys and girls are taught separately

12. Japan has the most independent kids in school, who come alone to school, clean classrooms and carry their own lunch.

Japan has the most independent kids in school

13. In China, students have to do a whopping 14 hours of homework in a week, probably the most homework in the world. We must be luckier for not doing so much homework.

Japan has the most independent kids in school

14. Kids in Holland attend school after getting 4 years old any time in a year, which means there is always someone new in the class.

In China, students have to do a whopping 14 hours of homework in a week

15. In Germany, kids receive a special cone called Schultüte, which is filled with pens, pencils, books and snacks. But the catch is that they can only open it when they start school.

Kids in Holland attend school after getting 4 years old any time in a year

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