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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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 1976; US$ 280.00
Die Auseinandersetzungen an der Pariser Universität im XIII. Jahrhundert more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Through an examination of the individual life trajectories of youth who participated in an educational exchange project between Mozambique and East Germany, this book offers an alternative reading of Mozambique?s socialist past and makes a significant contribution to studies of post-socialist transitions. 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 Pestalozzi?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
In this comprehensive and extensively researched history, John Roach argues for a reassessment of the relative importance of State regulation and private provision. Although the public schools enjoyed their greatest prestige during this period, in terms of educational reform and progress their importance has been exaggerated. The role of the public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 178.00
This study focuses on the national higher education policies and institutional strategies that foster or hinder individual Russian universities in applying newfound principles of autonomy. This new autonomy has become more dramatic with the decentralization of power, transition to the market economy, and severe state austerity since Perestroika. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 200.00
This book questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education. Dimensions missing from Britain's recent reforms, but present in Japan are highlighted. The author argues that Britain could learn a lot from Japan in order to improve education and vocational training considerably. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95
This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also report on how those students prefer to learn, how their... more...