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  • Laertianaby Tiziano Dorandi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This book presents an introduction to a new edition of Diogenes Laertios? Greek text (Cambridge University Press) by Tiziano Dorandi. It consists of three parts. The first contains the list of manuscripts, in the second, the author examines the main elements in the transmission, and in the third, he demonstrates the history of the text in the Middle... more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools? The Wales Reportby David Egan

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2008; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The Wales Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the Transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the... more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools? The Finland Reportby Toni Saarivirta

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The Finland Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the Transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the... more...

  • Vocational Education in the New EU Member Statesby Mary Canning

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    Vocational education often is ignored during discussions of secondary education reform even though it accounts for between 25 percent and 79 percent of upper secondary enrollment in the former centrally-planned countries of the European Union. Based on information, data, and feedback from most of these countries, this paper develops a set of propositions... more...

  • Die Prager Universität im Mittelalterby Frantiek Mahel; Frantisek Smahel

    BRILL 2006; US$ 212.00

    Includes twenty-one studies on the history of the University of Prague in the 14th to 16th centuries. Focusing upon the Faculty of Liberal Arts, this book deals with the academic learning, mainly from a doctrinal point of view. more...

  • Childcare and Preschool Development in Europeby Prof Kirsten Scheiwe; Prof Harry Willekens

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book explains the differences between European countries in the supply and forms of public child care and preschool provisions by reference to the historical context in which these forms originated and to the institutional constraints underlying their development. more...

  • Transitions from Education to Workby Professor Rachel Brooks

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Bringing together contributions from international scholars, this book explores the changing nature of young people's transitions and challenges assumptions about pathways from education into employment in contemporary society. more...

  • University Education in Denmark 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 49.00

    This OECD Review of the Danish university system examines such aspects as governance, funding, the Research Council System, the Danish knowledge system, the university system itself, universities' interaction with society, and outcomes.  It finds that training and research is of high quality, but that the system needs to change in response... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education: Lifelong Learning in Norway 2002by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    Norway is a test-bed for the implementation of a bold vision of lifelong learning. There is broad and strong political support within Norway for lifelong learning as a next logical step for a highly developed country with a highly educated population, confronted with challenges ranging from economic re-structuring, to an ageing workforce, the contradictions... more...

  • Governance and Performance in the German Public Research Sectorby Dorothea Jansen

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Today, higher education and research institutions are confronted with variable and sometimes contradictory demands from state, industry, and society. They have to face growing volatility in education policy, and a research paradigm that sees an accelerating rate of knowledge growth as well as the internationalization of the knowledge process itself.... more...