Archive for the 'Community college' Category

United States Colleges

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

A community college is a type of educational institution. The term can have different meanings in different countries. In the United States, community colleges, sometimes called junior colleges, technical colleges, or city colleges, are primarily two-year public institutions providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and associate’s degrees. After graduating from a [...]

Community college

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

In the United Kingdom, community college is a name given to, or added on to, a secondary school, usually offering extended services of some sort, for example by having achieved a status as a technology college or by providing adult education courses. Community colleges throughout the countries of the UK teach General Certificates of Secondary [...]