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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00
The first volume of letters written to Pestalozzi contains 713 letters written between 1764 and 1804 by illustrious correspondents such as Karl Viktor von Bonstetten, Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg, Hans Caspar Hirzel, Isaak Iselin, Johann Caspar Lavater, Anna Schulthess and 170 further writers, some of them unknown. The letters demonstrate... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Sloveniathe EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution... more...
Philosophers as Educational Reformers (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 10)Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 165.00
This volume assesses how far the ideas and achievements of the 19th century British Idealist philosophical reformers areá still important for us today when considering fundamental questions about the structure and objectives of the education system in England and Wales. Partá1 examines those ideas of the Idealists, especially T. H. Green, which had... more...
- Manchester University Press 2004; US$ 74.95
This is the second volume of a history of the University of Manchester since 1951. It spans seventeen critical years in which public funding was contracting, student grants were diminishing, instructions from the government and the University Grants Commi more...