The first importance that Cuban state allows to the education (10% of the national budget), give to the country one of the higher literacy teaching rate, and the best educational system of all south America.

Education is free for all cubans, and primary and secondary classes are obligatory.

Some particularities of a school day in Cuba:

  • Students start the day with the « mattutino », means that they congratulates the best students.
  • Then they all go to the schoolyard to salute the Cuban flag, and to sing the national hymn.
  • Sport, as baseball or football are part of the education.
  • All the students wear an uniform: white shirt, and a short or skirt red for the younger, and mustard for the teenagers.

Don't hesitate to visit the university of la Havana with Mayté to know more !

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