22 August, 2016

Education

Within the Constitution of the Dominican Republic, the chapter of Fundamental Rights recognises the universal right to full-time quality education. Thus, the State guarantees a public, free and obligatory education system for elementary school, middle school and high school.

The General Law of Education of 1997 sets out the basis of education in the Dominican Republic. It guarantees the irrevocable right to education to everybody within the Dominican Territory.  Moreover, the Dominican Republic is aware that the education of its young citizens is the key to healthy growth and a high standard of living. With this in mind, the government is committed to investing at least 4% of the GDP in education every year.

The educational system in the Dominican Republic is divided into four levels:

1. Initial level (Elementary School): The State is obliged to offer it for free. The main goal is to prepare students for the basic level.

2. Basic level (middle school): The State is obliged to offer it for free. This level is mandatory. The main goal is to develop basic skills within all academic areas.

3. Medium level (high school): This level offers general tools to help students to fit in to the professional world or continue their studies at the higher education level. Students can choose a specialisation (General, Technical-professional, Arts, Special). The State is also obliged to offer this level of education for free.

4. Higher education (university): Every year the State offers national and international scholarships for bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as PhD programs and other specialised studies.   

AVISO IMPORTANTE

En vista de la situación con relación al Coronavirus (COVID-19), les informamos que estaremos ofreciendo nuestros servicios consulares de forma limitada, vía correo electrónico y correo postal.

También puede solicitar nuestros servicios a través de nuestra página web: http://www.dominicanembassy.org.uk/consular-services/

En caso de necesitar asistir de manera personal a nuestras oficinas favor de llamar al +44(0)2072626856 o escribir a consulate@dominicanembassy.org.uk.


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

In view of the situation regarding Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, we inform you that we will be offering our consular services on a limited basis, via email and post.

You can also request our services through our website: http://www.dominicanembassy.org.uk/consular-services/

In case you need to attend our offices personally
please call +44(0)2072626856 or write to consulate@dominicanembassy.org.uk.


IATA TRAVEL CENTRE

* AVISO IMPORTANTE *

VÁLIDO DESDE EL 27 DE ENERO DE 2021 A LAS 2048 UTC AL 11 DE FEBRERO DE 2021 A LAS 2359 UTC

 LOS PASAJEROS QUE LLEGAN DE REINO UNIDO A AERÓDROMOS DE REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA DEBERÁN:

1. PRESENTAR UN CERTIFICADO DE PRUEBA  PCR NEGATIVO NO MAYOR DE 3 DÍAS.

2. LOS PASAJEROS SIN CERTIFICADO DE PRUEBA  PCR NEGATIVO ESTARÁN SUJETOS A LAS PRUEBAS COVID-19 A LA LLEGADA Y ESTARÁN SUJETOS A UNA CUARENTENA  MANDATORIA DE 7 DÍAS EN INSTALACIONES ESTATALES A SU PROPIO COSTO Y PENDIENTE A LOS RESULTADOS DE LA PRUEBA.

 


IATA TRAVEL CENTRE UPDATE 11/01/2021
* IMPORTANT *

VALID FROM JAN 27, 2021, 2048 UTC TO FEB 11, 2021, 2359 UTC

PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM UNITED KINGDOM TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AERODROMES SHALL:

1. PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE NOT OLDER THAN 3 DAYS.

2. PASSENGERS WITHOUT NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE SHALL BE SUBJECTED TO COVID-19 TESTING ON ARRIVAL AND SHALL BE SUBJECT TO MANDATORY QUARANTINE OF 7 DAYS IN STATE SANCTIONED FACILITY AT THEIR OWN COST PENDING TEST RESULTS.