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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 109.00
Points to the problem of under-utilized Quality assurance data instead of the wishful thinking about Quality Assurance in education Discusses Quality assurance processes in six European countries to find the critical success factors for utilizing Quality assurance data Provides guidelines for Quality assurance that have been formulated and tested... more...
A History of the University in Europe: Volume 3, Universities in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries (1800?1945)Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 204.00
The story of the modern research university in Europe and its expansion to other continents, first published in 2004. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 209.00
Indicates a variety among economically advanced countries in the competences fostered by Higher Education and the emphasis placed on a broad basis of knowledge or direct preparation for professional tasks. This book states that study often turns out useful to lead to challenging tasks even though remuneration and status remain below expectations. more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 29.95
Why Not the Best Schools?: The England 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...
- Policy Press 2000; US$ 34.50
This book reports on a wide-ranging research study into education and social exclusion in Europe. It explores differing strategies to improve educational success among disadvantaged children. The countries studied, UK, Ireland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, reflect the diversity in systems and policies that currently exist. The book... more...