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  • Repainting the Little Red Schoolhouseby John Rodden

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 159.99

    This is the first English-language study of GDR education and the first book, in any language, to trace the history of Eastern German education from 1945 through the 1990s. Rodden fully relates the GDR's attempt to create a new Marxist nation by means of educational reform, and looks not only at the changing institution of education but at something... more...

  • Educating the Respectableby Professor W E Marsden; W. E. Marsden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 108.95

    Under its first headmaster, W.B. Adams, Fleet Road Board School was an outstanding success, described by a contemporary journal as the finest elementary school in Europe.' This study explains the school's success using contemporary sources, and newspapers and the oral evidence of ex-pupils. more...

  • Sport and Physical Education in Germanyby Ken Hardman; Roland Naul

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Sport and physical education represent important components of German national life, from school and community participation, to elite, international level sport. This unique and comprehensive collection brings together material from leading German scholars to examine the role of sport and PE in Germany from a range of historical and contemporary perspectives.... more...

  • Education and learning in the Netherlands, 1400-1600by K. Goudriaan; J. J. van Moolenbroek; A. Tervoort

    BRILL 2004; US$ 144.00

    This work contains a series of articles, both reviews and case studies, dealing with a range of topics related to the history of education and learning in the Netherlands during a crucial period of transition. more...


    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    Looks into the implementation of the Bologna Process in the countries often attributed a peripheral status. In addition to cultural and political issues the European higher education project faces in various countries, this volume pays attention to the role of students as well as the position of the intellectuals under its impact. more...

  • The Transformation of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the Baltic Statesby Frank Buenning

    Springer 2008; US$ 199.00

    Various states of the EU, among them the Baltic states, are involved in the Copenhagen process and are a source of enormous (human) potential that can enrich Europe. As the Baltic States have enjoyed special attention in European VET policy, the reforms in VET and its structures are the subject of debate in this book. more...

  • OECD Reviews of Tertiary Education Icelandby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00

    In many OECD countries, tertiary education systems have experienced rapid growth over the last decade. With tertiary education increasingly seen as a fundamental pillar for economic growth, these systems must now address the pressures of a globalising economy and labour market. Within governance frameworks that encourage institutions, individually... more...

  • Borderless Knowledgeby Ase Gornitzka; Liv Langfeldt

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Processes of knowledge production and dissemination are increasingly set in an international context. In research and higher education the links between local actors and the international environments are both proliferating and intensifying. Individual level self-organised international collaboration is increasingly supplemented by national and supranational... more...

  • Non-University Higher Education in Europeby James S. Taylor; Josť Brites Ferreira; Maria De Lourdes Machado

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    This book represents the first-of-its-kind comprehensive discussion of the non-university higher education sector in Europe. Higher education throughout the world is facing rapid change. Despite the enormous attention devoted to that reality, this volume fills an important void. It describes and offers critical comparisons between the systems in 10... more...

  • A Good School for Every Childby Cyril Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    Sir Cyril Taylor has been at the heart of English education for over two decades, serving as an adviser to ten successive UK Education Secretaries and Four Prime Ministers, both Conservative and Labour, including Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair. His passion for education has led directly to real school improvement, from the creation of City... more...