Tag: education

  • Dr Jose Barbosa

    The Museo Bibiloteca Dr. Jose Barbosa is located in Bayamon. It is a historical museum that is dedicated to the memory of a significant local resident and it has become a very popular attraction in Puerto Rico. Many locals visit the museum to remind them of the remarkable Puerto Rican Dr. Jose Barbosa and to educate future generations by showing that the possibilities of achievement are endless.

  • Proverbs

    Every country has a distinctive culture that is unique and often language is a distinctive part of this unique ‘fingerprint’. Even if the people in a particular country speak a language that is not unique to their corner of the globe, their way of speaking and their proverbial sayings will be somewhat unique. As with elsewhere, this is definitely the case with Puerto Rico where there are a ...

  • Education

    Education in Puerto Rico is viewed as important and is therefore compulsory for students between the ages of six and seventeen years. During Spanish rule education was restricted to Christian subjects and there were relatively few books available in Puerto Rico. It became compulsory for students to learn English in the early twentieth century and English remains part of the curriculum today.

  • University

    There are many universities in Puerto Rico that specialize in a number of different subjects. The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, for instance, focuses on leadership, productivity and competitiveness: skills that will hopefully be used to contribute towards local communities and expose individuals of all backgrounds to intellectual and technological advancements. The American ...

  • Parque De Las Ciencias

    While you are visiting Puerto Rico take time to stop off at the Parque de las Ciencias. This open-air museum is located in Bayamón and is especially tailored towards those with a keen interest in science. The museum is made up of showrooms, rides and scientific exhibits. This fascinating theme park contains over two hundred and seventy interactive activities that are very enjoyable to watch ...

  • Demographics

    Over the centuries Puerto Rico has become an island populated by many different ethnic groups who all have their own languages, cultures, religions and so on. As a whole Puerto Rico is comprised mainly of people from a Creole or Spanish descent, as well as other European countries, with small groups of African and Asian people. Statistics taken from the 2006 census shows that 80.5% of ...