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  • Secondary Education in England 1870-1902by Prof John Roach; John Roach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • University Autonomy in Russian Federation Since Perestroikaby Olga Bain

    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...

  • Bulgariaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00

    Reform of education, training and human resource management is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and to economic prosperity. Efforts undertaken in educational work are an undeniable contribution towards fostering peace, human rights and a sustainable, secure environment, which are fundamental to achieving stability in a country. more...

  • Britain's Educational Reformby Mike Howarth

    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...

  • Separate But Equal?by Tony Edwards; Carol Fitz-Gibbon; Frank Hardman; Roy Haywood; Nick Meagher

    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...

  • Education in Scotlandby Margaret M Clark; Margaret Clark; Pamela Munn

    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...

  • Le collège de Dormans-Beauvais à la fin du Moyen Âge.by Thierry Kouamé

    BRILL 2005; US$ 228.00

    This work describes the world of Parisian students by means of a sociological analysis of the Collège 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...

  • Learning from Sure Startby Jo Weinberger

    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...

  • Creating the European Area of Higher Educationby Voldemar Tomusk

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 69.99

    COM(91) 349 final and the Peripheries of European Higher Education Voldemar Tomusk Open Society Institute ? Budapest For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live. Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia 1. REDEMPTIVE IRONY OF STRATEGIES AND PROCESSES It is unfortunate to a degree that as soon as we begin discussing our human condition... more...

  • The History Of Imperial College London, 1907-2007by Hannah Gay

    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...