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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...
- 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...
- 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...
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
This book traces national policies behind the efforts of integrating education systems in Europe. In some regions of Europe, such as the Nordic countries, a high level of social integration was achieved by introducing radical comprehensive education systems. By contrast, in countries such as Germany and England, comprehensive education either failed... more...