GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
“Istituto Tecnico Commerciale” Gaetano
Arangio Ruiz of Augusta is a secondary technical school, specializing
in Business Administration and Tourist Trade. Students of both courses
learn a wide variety of basic subjects, but also specific technical
subjects diversified according to different specializations. In fact
three foreign langueges (English, French and German) are taught in
the tourist course, together with Art and Tourist Economy.
At the and of both five year courses, students take a school leaving
examination in order to take a certificate which allows them
either to start working or
to continue their studies in a University.
Lessons are held six days a week from 8,15 a.m. to about 1,35 p.m.
Students may take part also in:additional lessons, meeting with
expert on specific topics, stages in factories and enterprises
II Istituto Statale di Istruzione Superiore is also the Continuing Educational
Centre for our territory. It works in favour of diffusion of literacy skills
among the population, providing further educational classes for adults.
Moreover, our school
offers one year post-degree courses, where students who have already taken
a degree can specialize in
technical or technological
We cooperate with the University of Catania, in particular with
the Faculty of Engineering, and the University of Messina (Chemistry).
Our school is equipped with several uo-to-date scientific and technical
laboratories for different subjects and activities and has a staff of
skilled and willed
teachers and technicians.