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- 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 are still important for us today when considering fundamental questions about the structure and objectives of the education system in England and Wales. 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...
- De Gruyter 1976; US$ 280.00
Die Auseinandersetzungen an der Pariser Universität im XIII. Jahrhundert more...
- 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...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 158.00
Based on a vast body of archival sources, this book examines the development and the operations of the Lausanne Academy, the first Protestant Academy of Higher Education created in a French-speaking territory, and an essential milestone in the history of European education. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95
In February 1994 Northicote School, situated in a deprived area of Wolverhampton, was the first in the country to be named and shamed, OfSTED called the school 'appalling in almost every way'. Then Geoff Hampton took over as head - five years later he was awarded a knighthood for transforming the fortunes of this failing school; and its pupils. This... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95
This book focuses on two educationalists, Oscar Browning (1837-1923) and Elizabeth Hughes (1852-1925) who were the principals of the two separate day training colleges for men and women at Cambridge. The early initiatives of these two leaders began the development of education studies at Cambridge University and, therefore, serve as test cases to examine... more...