Compulsory Education Testing Law

Original Language Title: Pflichtschulabschluss-Prüfungs-Gesetz

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72. Federal law on the acquisition of compulsory education by young people and adults (compulsory school-leaving certificate-examination law)

The National Council has decided:

table of contents

Type/Clause

Object/Label

§ 1.

Regulatory content and regulatory purpose

§ 2.

Admission to compulsory school completion-Examination

§ 3.

Examination areas of the compulsory school degree-Examination

§ 4.

Examination board of the compulsory school degree-Examination

§ 5.

Completion of the compulsory school-leaving examination

§ 6.

Assessment of partial exams as well as the overall assessment of the compulsory school degree-Examination

§ 7.

Compulsory school leaving certificate/partial examination certificate

§ 8.

Courses in preparation for compulsory school completion-Examination

§ 9.

Examinations for courses in preparation for compulsory school leaving examination-Examination

§ 10.

Procedural rules

§ 11.

Verification of the audit activity

§ 12.

The validity and effectiveness of other legislation

§ 13.

entry into force

§ 14.

Enforcement

Regulatory content and regulatory purpose

§ 1. (1) This Federal Act regulates the acquisition of the successful completion of the 8. School level or the successful completion of the first eight years of compulsory schooling by young people and adults who do not obtain the compulsory school leaving certificate during school attendance or otherwise by external examinations and comply with the requirements for admission to the examination (§ 2).

(2) Examination for the acquisition of the compulsory school qualification in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be carried out by the filing of external examinations according to § 42 of the German School Education Act (SchUG), BGBl. No 472/1986. Insofar as this federal law does not determine otherwise, the rules governing external examinations shall apply.

(3) The acquisition by young people and adults of the allowances connected with the compulsory school leaving certificate in accordance with paragraph 1 shall be aimed at opening an age-appropriate access to further education and improving it for graduates and graduates. To create conditions for entry into professional life or for professional advancement.

(4) The successful completion of the external tests referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 (compulsory school completion examination) shall be carried out with the following:

1.

the successful completion of the 8. School level or the successful completion of the first eight years of general compulsory education and

2.

the successful completion of the 4. Class of the primary school or the 8. Class of the People's School Level or the 4. Class of the New Middle School or the Polytechnic School on the 8. School level

, according to the requirements of the various types of schools of medium and higher schools, by means of a regulation of the competent government member, which audit areas are to be determined in accordance with Article 3 (1) (4) (4) of the Admission to certain middle and higher schools must be successfully completed.

(5) After successful completion of the compulsory school leaving examination, additional partial exams can be filed on those examination areas in accordance with § 3 paragraph 1 Z 4, the successful completion of which according to the regulation established pursuant to paragraph 4 of the With regard to the intended further school attendance, it is necessary. The following provisions concerning the compulsory school-leaving examination are to be examined for additional partial exams for the compulsory school-leaving examination. through partial tests of the same application.

Admission to compulsory school completion-Examination

§ 2. (1) In the case of a compulsory school-leaving examination, persons must be admitted on request on the day of their entry to the compulsory school-leaving examination or to the first part-examination of the latter. Year of life completed and the 8. School level according to the curriculum of the main school, the New Middle School, the Polytechnic School or the 4. or a higher class of the general education higher school, or have not completed successfully.

(2) The application for admission is to be submitted to the new middle school, which is equipped with public or public law, and the examination board of which is intended to take the examination of the compulsory school-leaving examination.

(3) The application has, in addition to the provisions of Section 3 (1) and (2) (2) of the Education Documentation Act, Federal Law Gazette (BGBl). I n ° 12/2002, the following information:

1.

an indication of the school last attended,

2.

information on the chosen form of examination, provided that, in accordance with § 3, there is an option;

3.

the chosen examination area pursuant to § 3 (1) Z 4,

4.

in the examination area "Additional language" in accordance with § 3 paragraph 1 Z 4 lit. c the language chosen,

5.

where applicable, the application for the removal of examination areas in accordance with § 3 (4) (subject to presentation of the certificates),

6.

where appropriate, the recognition of examinations envisaged in accordance with § 9 (6) (subject to existing certificates) and

7.

the intended date of the filing of the examination or the intended date of the filing of the first part-examination and an envisaged time-frame for the further partial tests.

(4) The chairperson of the examination committee must decide on the admission.

(5) After the admission to the compulsory school leaving examination, a change of the examination board is no longer permissible.

Examination areas of the compulsory school degree-Examination

§ 3. (1) The compulsory school-leaving examination comprises subject-specific and didactical adult-based tasks in the following examination areas:

1.

"German-Communication and Society": a one-hour written written examination and an oral examination;

2.

"English-Globality and transculturality": After the election of the candidate for examination or the candidate for examination, a one-hour written written examination or an oral examination;

3.

"Mathematics": a one-hour written written examination and an oral examination;

4.

After the election of the candidate for examination, or the candidate for examination, two of the following examination areas:

a)

"Creativity and design",

b)

"Health and social affairs",

c)

"Other language" (with the name of the language chosen by the candidate for the examination or the candidate for examination),

d)

"Nature and technology".

The examination areas according to lit. a to d can, at the choice of the candidate for examination or the examination candidate, in the form of a one-hour written written examination, in the form of an oral examination or in the form of a project work (including their presentation and discussion at Inclusion of the professional environment).

5.

"Occupational Orientation": The oral presentation of a portfolio submitted to the examination board.

(2) The examination requirements in the examination areas referred to in subsection 1 Z 1 to 4 are those of the New Middle School (in the examination areas according to subsection 1 Z 1 to 3 in the basic and deepened general education). The examination requirements in the examination area pursuant to paragraph 1 Z 5 are a written documentation of projects and works in a portfolio as well as an oral examination of general aspects of career orientation.

(3) The competent government member shall have the basis for the 5. to 8. School level prescribed curricula by means of a regulation to determine which subjects or parts of teaching items (educational and teaching duties as well as teaching materials of subject matter) are to be assigned to the examination areas in accordance with paragraph 1 .

(4) An examination area pursuant to paragraph 1 (1) to (4) shall be waited upon application if the candidate for examination or the candidate for examination

1.

the successful completion of the teaching subject or of the teaching subjects, the which has been assigned to the respective examination area (only in part) by the regulation in accordance with paragraph 3 of the respective examination area, or , or

2.

the successful completion of external examinations or partial exams of external examinations proves and the chairperson of the examination board determines the equivalence of the examination.

(5) The removal of examination areas is only permitted to the extent that at least a partial examination pursuant to Section 1 (1) before the competent examination board (§ 4) is to be deposited, even with the acceptance of any recognitions pursuant to § 9 (6).

Examination board of the compulsory school degree-Examination

§ 4. (1) The examination board of the compulsory school-leaving examination as well as part-examinations of the same shall consist of the chairperson and one examiner or one examiner for each partial examination.

(2) Chairman or chairperson is the head of the school, where the admission to the compulsory school-leaving examination has been carried out. The head of the school or the head of the school can transfer the chairmanship to a teacher or teacher of the school concerned.

(3) The examiners or examiners for the individual examinations shall be appointed by the Chairperson or by the Chairperson to be appointed teachers or teachers of the relevant school.

Completion of the compulsory school-leaving examination

§ 5. (1) The compulsory school-leaving examination can be taken at a test date or in partial exams at various examination dates after the election of the candidate for examination or the examination candidate. The appointment of the examination dates shall be determined by the chairman or the chairperson, with the wishes of the candidate for the examination or of the candidate for examination to be in accordance with the possibility of being able to do so.

(2) The compulsory school-leaving examination and partial examinations of the same shall be carried out within five years, calculated from the date of the authorisation, in accordance with the examination regulations in force at that date, and thereafter in accordance with the relevant provisions in force ,

(3) No or not sufficiently assessed partial exams may be repeated three times after the end of at least one month.

(4) The chairperson or chairperson shall be responsible for conducting the examination. He or she shall ensure that the course of the examination is properly conducted.

(5) Oral examinations as well as the presentation and discussion of a project work pursuant to § 3 paragraph 1 Z 4 are to be submitted to the public and before the respective examination board.

(6) The head of the school or the head of the school has to commission a writer or a secretary with the log guidance.

Assessment of partial exams as well as the overall assessment of the compulsory school degree-Examination

§ 6. (1) The assessment of the performance of the individual partial examinations pursuant to § 3 (1) Z 1 to 4 shall be assessed by the Chairperson or the Chairperson after obtaining an assessment proposal of the examiner or the examiner. The services provided during the part-examination according to § 3 paragraph 1 Z 5 shall be evaluated in the form of a performance description.

(2) Scale for assessment and/or Evaluation are the requirements of the New Middle School (§ 3 para. 2). The basis for the assessment or Evaluation is the knowledge of the examination area, which has been proven by the examination candidate or the examination candidate in solving the tasks, the insight shown in the context between different subject areas of the examination area, the Autonomy in thinking and in the application of the content of the examination area, the attainment of the educational and teaching tasks as well as the learning objectives of the examination area concerned and the proven in the context of the presentation (§ 3 para. 1 Z 4 and 5) Competencies in the expression and discourse ability in the German language.

(3) The assessment levels for the assessment of the benefits provided for the partial exams pursuant to § 3 (1) Z 1 to 4 are: "Very good", "Good", "satisfactory", "sufficient" and "Not enough". In the examination areas in accordance with § 3 (1) (1) to (3), the assessment of the attainment of the basic or in-depth general education must be indicated, with the benefits in the basic general education with "satisfactory", "sufficient" or "sufficient" or "sufficient". "Not enough" and the achievements in the in-depth general education with "Very good", "Good", "satisfactory" or "sufficient" to be judged.

(4) A resignation shall no longer be permissible after the task has been taken. The relevant part-examination shall be assessed.

(5) Pre-deceived services shall not be assessed.

(6) The overall assessment of the compulsory school-leaving examination has to be based on "conditions" if-with the dismissal of any of the examination areas that have not been taken out and in accordance with § 9 (6) of the approved partial examinations

1.

all partial tests have been assessed in accordance with § 3 (1) (1) to (4) and no assessment is given to "insufficient" and

2.

A portfolio was presented and presented within the scope of the examination area pursuant to § 3 paragraph 1 Z 5.

Otherwise, the overall assessment has to be "not passed".

Certificate of compulsory school leaving certificate-Examination/partial examination certificate

§ 7. (1) The performance of the examination candidate or of the candidate for examination must be assessed on the basis of partial exams of the compulsory school-leaving examination in partial examination certificates.

(2) After successful completion of all partial examinations or after successful completion of the compulsory school completion examination, a certificate of the compulsory school completion examination must be issued. The certificate of compulsory school leaving examination has the assessment in the individual examination areas according to § 3 (1) Z 1 to 4, the assessment in the examination area pursuant to § 3 (1) Z 5, in the case of the case of the case of the case of the case of the case of the case of an examination area pursuant to § 3 (4) and (4) Recognition of examination areas in accordance with § 9 (6) a corresponding note as well as the overall assessment to be included.

(3) The partial examination certificates as referred to in paragraph 1 as well as the certificate of compulsory school-leaving examination in accordance with paragraph 2 shall be submitted in accordance with the Annexes 1 and 2 to this federal law on the vacuum paper provided for public schools.

Courses in preparation for compulsory school completion-Examination

§ 8. (1) At the request of a body of adult education recognised by the Confederation as a recipient of the grant or a public school within the framework of the partial legal capacity (legal entities), the competent government member may be entitled to a Prepare for the compulsory school-leaving examination.

(2) The recognition shall take place if:

1.

the teaching or study plan to be submitted is at least equivalent to the examination requirements in accordance with § 3, and

2.

the auditor, as well as the examiners and examiners, on the successful completion of a subject relevant to the teaching of primary schools, new middle schools, polytechnic schools or middle and higher schools, recognised post-secondary educational institution.

Persons who have successfully completed a course of study at a recognised post-secondary educational institution and who have successfully completed a course of study at a recognised post-secondary educational institution are also considered to be lecturers in the course of courses in preparation for the compulsory school-leaving examination. at least twelve months of professional experience as a teacher in initial, continuing education or further education.

(3) The recognition of a course as referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 shall take place in the light of the teaching or study plan submitted for a period of not more than five years and shall be re-requested upon modification or re-eration of the same.

(4) The recognition shall be effected by means of communication. Prior to the recognition, the locally competent national school council or To listen to the City School Council for Vienna. The recognition shall be made in an appropriate manner, together with the teaching or study plan which is based on the recognised course of teaching, by the legal entity in accordance with paragraph 1.

Examinations for courses in preparation for compulsory school leaving examination-Examination

§ 9. (1) The final exams of recognised courses according to § 8 take place before an examination board under the chairmanship of a competent expert or expert of general education compulsory education. The legal entity of the recognised course has the Landesschulrat (Landesschulrat) no later than three months before the probable date of examination. to propose to the City Council for Vienna the person envisaged for the chairmanship of the Presidency. The Landesschulrat or Within four weeks after the date of the proposal, the City School Council for Vienna shall have the reputable person or any other expert expert or other expert in compulsory education with the chairmanship of the City Council. entrusted to it. At the request of a legal entity pursuant to § 8 (1), the Landesschulrat (Landesschulrat) or The Stadtschulrat für Wien (Stadtschulrat für Wien) also provides expert experts in the public school system as examiners or examiners.

(2) The examination shall be based on the teaching or study plan of the recognised course of study. § 6 (1) to (5) shall apply.

(3) The legal entities pursuant to Section 8 (1) shall, together with the Chairman or Chairperson, immediately, but within four weeks after the order, determine the actual dates of the examination.

(4) At the same time as the proposal of the expert expert or expert who is envisaged for the chairmanship is envisaged, the Landesschulrat (Landesschulrat) or the expert expert shall be responsible for the To submit the tasks of written written examination to the City School Council for Vienna. Finds the Landesschulrat resp. the Vienna City School Council unfit the submitted tasks with regard to the curriculum applicable to the examination area and unsuitable for the required equivalence, he/she has to submit a new To demand tasks. The tasks of the oral examinations shall be submitted to the Chairman on the day of the examination for approval before the start of the examination.

(5) The final exams, which are not assessed or assessed as "Not sufficiently", may be repeated three times after the end of at least one month.

(6) Successfully completed statutory audits of recognised courses must be recognized at the request of the candidate for examination or the examination candidate as partial examinations of the compulsory school leaving examination in the relevant examination area. The recognition is only permitted to the extent that, even in the event of any loss of examination areas pursuant to § 3 (4) and (5), at least a partial examination pursuant to § 3 (1) is to be filed before the competent examination board (§ 4). The documents submitted for the verification of the recognition of the final examination must be kept together with the other documents for the compulsory school-leaving examination at the school referred to in § 2 (4).

Procedural rules

§ 10. § § 70 and 71 of the German School Education Act (BGBl) are based on the procedure concerning admission to examinations, the recognition of examinations and the appeal against a partial examination which has not passed. No 472/1986, with the proviso that the appointment must be submitted within two weeks with a reasoned appeal to the President of the Examination Commission.

Verification of the audit activity

§ 11. The Chairperson, the examiners and the examiners, as well as the author and the author of the

1.

audit commissions set up in public schools,

2.

in schools with public law whose teachers 'and teachers' staff are fully covered by the federal government; and

3.

the Landesschulrat or Chairpersons and examiners appointed by the City Council for Vienna

is due to a retribution according to the Examination for Examination of Schools/Pedagogical Universities, BGBl. No 314/1976, on the basis of the retribution provided for in the case of an external examination.

The validity and effectiveness of other legislation

§ 12. Insofar as other federal laws are referred to in this Federal Act, these are to be applied in their respectively applicable version.

entry into force

§ 13. This federal law, as well as annexes 1 and 2 to this federal law, will enter into force on 1 September 2012.

Enforcement

§ 14. The Federal Minister of Education, Arts and Culture is responsible for the enforcement of this federal law.

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