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  • 1764-1804by Sandra Aebersold; Carla Aubry; Luca Godenzi; Norbert Grube; Eva Schaffner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    The first volume of letters written to Pestalozzi contains 713 letters written between 1764 and 1804 by illustrious correspondents such as Karl Viktor von Bonstetten, Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg, Hans Caspar Hirzel, Isaak Iselin, Johann Caspar Lavater, Anna Schulthess and 170 further writers, some of them unknown. The letters demonstrate Pestalozzi?s... more...

  • Academic Interests and Catholic Confessionalisationby Bruno Boute

    BRILL 2010; US$ 278.00

    Focussing on an anomaly - highly controverisal, but at face value useless privileges granted to the university of Louvain -, this book explores the entanglement of material, political, religious and intellectual interests nurtured by early modern academics in the Confessional Age. more...

  • Berliner Universität und Nationalgedanke 1800?1848by Sven Haase

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 58.49

    <P>Das&nbsp;E-Book hat zwei Protagonisten: Die Berliner Universität und die preußische Hauptstadt. Wie wirkt die historische Situation auf die Gründung der Universität? Ist der großstädtische Standort ? ein Novum der deutschen Bildungsgeschichte ? für ihre Geschichte maßgebend, und welchen Einfluss übt die urbane Konstellation auf die Debatte... more...

  • Borderless Knowledgeby Ase Gornitzka; Liv Langfeldt

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Processes of knowledge production and dissemination are increasingly set in an international context. In research and higher education the links between local actors and the international environments are both proliferating and intensifying. Individual level self-organised international collaboration is increasingly supplemented by national and supranational... 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...

  • Bulgariaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Science and technology (S&T) are of vital importance to every country, large or small, in developing a knowledge-based economy. The success of S&T in leading countries is derived from science policies that encourage long-sighted programmes and are closely linked to pro-active budgetary controls. 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...

  • CREATING THE EUROPEAN AREA OF HIGHER EDUCATIONby Voldemar Tomusk

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    Looks into the implementation of the Bologna Process in the countries often attributed a peripheral status. In addition to cultural and political issues the European higher education project faces in various countries, this volume pays attention to the role of students as well as the position of the intellectuals under its impact. 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...

  • Creative Schoolby Peter Woods; Bob Jeffrey

    RoutledgeFalmer 2003; US$ 45.95

    Using a single case-study school as a role model, this book provides a framework for practice in primary schools. The school in question succeeds in meeting the Government's objectives within its own set of aims and values. more...