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    Hey I have a very basic question (I am from Canada):

    I dont understand all these terminologies (IGCSE, O-Levels, A levels). So Canada just has Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 and then we go to university.

    Can you name some course numbers:

    Grade 9 Math:

    Grade 10 Math:

    Grade 11 Math:

    Grade 12 Math:

    Thanks,

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    In the UK, grade 9 and grade 10 are called year 10 and year 11 respectively. During this time people complete level 1/2 qualifications: GCSEs, (typically 8-11) and sometimes some vocational qualifications such as Level 1/Level 2 BTECs. IGCSEs are the international equivalent of the GCSE qualification, and are sometimes preferred by private candidates and independent schools. O-Levels haven't been around for a while, but were the equivalent of GCSEs. They still exist in some British territories I believe. Grade 11 and 12 are years 12 and 13. During this time students complete level 3 qualifications: A-levels, Level 3 BTECs or other vocational qualifications. (or apprenticeships etc.) Students will typically complete 3 A-levels or complete a "triple-award" BTEC Extended Diploma which is designed to be equivalent to 3 A-levels, though that is often not the reality. In cases where the students performed poorly at GCSE, they may have to begin with a level 1/2 BTEC, and take an extra year at a college if they wish to complete a level 3 qualification. (but they must stay in education until the age of 18)
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    So...i have further questions:

    I am on this website:

    http://www.igcse2009.com/cie-level/

    So would these be considered Grade 9 and 10:

    1) Edexcel IGSCE, GSCE, CIE GSCE, CIE O Levels

    These would be considered Grade 11 and 12:

    1) GCE A levels & CIE AS & A levels.
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    (Original post by samnaw)
    Hey I have a very basic question (I am from Canada):

    I dont understand all these terminologies (IGCSE, O-Levels, A levels). So Canada just has Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 and then we go to university.

    Can you name some course numbers:

    Grade 9 Math:

    Grade 10 Math:

    Grade 11 Math:

    Grade 12 Math:

    Thanks,

    Sam
    Grade 10 qualifications are similar to UK GCSEs

    Grade 12 are similar to A-levels.

    UK students go to university after doing their A-levels. Most students have 3 A-levels.

    And 8 to 10 GCSEs. (IGCSE is the same, usually but not always taken by international students. O-levels are also similar but have not been available in Britain for a number of years. Singapore has O-levels.)
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    (Original post by samnaw)
    So...i have further questions:

    I am on this website:

    http://www.igcse2009.com/cie-level/

    So would these be considered Grade 9 and 10:

    1) Edexcel IGSCE, GSCE, CIE GSCE, CIE O Levels

    These would be considered Grade 11 and 12:

    1) GCE A levels & CIE AS & A levels.
    Yes. See my reply above.

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