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- 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$ 69.95
Education in Scotland is markedly different from what happens in the rest of the UK - with a different National Curriculum, school boards to oversee school management and a General Teaching Council which has been in existence since 1965. Whilst there are many examples of successful and innovative practice in Scotland, the system is quite often not... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 228.00
This work describes the world of Parisian students by means of a sociological analysis of the Collčge de Dormans-Beauvais between 1370 and 1458. The study examines the background, training and careers of the fellows of this institution which foreshadowed the modern college structure. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00
Describes various services within health, education and social welfare. This book examines implications of the development of inter-agency theory and practice for planning and delivery of services for children. It evaluates methods that were employed and identifies what worked. It indicates lessons that can be drawn from experience. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 93.00
This book explores literature in its role as a sacred text within the confines of 19th-century French primary and secondary education, helping the school to take over the role of spiritual authority from the Catholic Church. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 234.00
This is the first major history of Imperial College London. The book tells the story of a new type of institution that came into being in 1907 with the federation of three older colleges. Imperial College was founded by the state for advanced university-level training in science and technology, and for the promotion of research in support of industry... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 49.95
Wie hat sich die nationalsozialistische Herrschaft auf die Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg ausgewirkt? In dem vorliegenden Band berichten 36 Autoren erstmals umfassend über sämtliche an der Universität vertretenen Disziplinen in der Zeit von 1933 bis 1945. Untersucht werden sowohl die Entwicklungen in der Gesamtuniversität (Gleichschaltung,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 180.00
The British Journal of Sociology of Education has established itself as the leading discipline-based publication. This collection of selected articles published since the first issue provides the reader with an informed insight and understanding of the nature, range and value of sociological thinking, its development over the last twenty-five years... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 38.50
The Foundation of Hope is both a celebration and an analysis of the creation of Liverpool Hope University College in 1996 and of some of its achievements to date, during an exciting period in British higher education. The central focus is the student experience at Hope University College. Contributors also examine the way that teaching and research... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00
How has the system of governance changed? Do British higher education institutions still exercise autonomous control over their development? In this book, these questions are pursued through a three-pronged strategy. This book will have lessons for those examining higher education on a comparative/international basis. It is a serious piece of analysis... more...