15. Elementary education is organized into 3 cycles of 2 years each.
Secondary education is organized into 2 cycles: the first covers 2 school years and the second, 3 school years.
A cycle is a period of learning during which students acquire knowledge and competencies in each subject area which prepare them for further studies.
O.C. 651-2000, s. 15; O.C. 488-2005, s. 3; O.C. 712-2010, s. 1.