Graduation in Germany
High school graduation in Germany is a pretty big deal. It signifies the students' achievements and persistence through Germany’s rigorous and challenging educational system.
Once students have put in the years of hard work - and have sat and successfully passed their graduation exams - they can enjoy graduation ceremonies and unofficial (but very common) student and family parties. The different kinds of German high school each has their own diploma and examinations to write and pass.
This article looks into what constitutes a successful graduation from each kind of secondary education in Germany.