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  • Schulentwicklungby Thomas Rihm

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 42.48

    Ein alternatives Konzept zur Schulentwicklung, bei dem die Schüler im Zentrum stehen wird hier geliefert: Die Lebensinteressen der Lernenden begründen die Vitalität der Schulentwicklung und keine von außen formulierte Zielvorgaben. Entgegen den gängigen Schulentwicklungskonzepten versucht der Band nicht die Dynamik der Schulentwicklung aus der Perspektive... more...

  • Transforming Northicote Schoolby Geoff Hampton; Jeff Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95

    In February 1994 Northicote School, situated in a deprived area of Wolverhampton, was the first in the country to be named and shamed, OfSTED called the school 'appalling in almost every way'. Then Geoff Hampton took over as head - five years later he was awarded a knighthood for transforming the fortunes of this failing school; and its pupils. This... 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...

  • Educating the Respectableby Professor W E Marsden; W. E. Marsden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 108.95

    Under its first headmaster, W.B. Adams, Fleet Road Board School was an outstanding success, described by a contemporary journal as the finest elementary school in Europe.' This study explains the school's success using contemporary sources, and newspapers and the oral evidence of ex-pupils. more...

  • OECD Reviews of Tertiary Education Icelandby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00

    In many OECD countries, tertiary education systems have experienced rapid growth over the last decade. With tertiary education increasingly seen as a fundamental pillar for economic growth, these systems must now address the pressures of a globalising economy and labour market. Within governance frameworks that encourage institutions, individually... more...

  • L'Académie de Lausanne entre Humanisme et Réforme (ca. 1537-1560)by Karine Crousaz

    BRILL 2011; US$ 158.00

    Based on a vast body of archival sources, this book examines the development and the operations of the Lausanne Academy, the first Protestant Academy of Higher Education created in a French-speaking territory, and an essential milestone in the history of European education. more...

  • Peter of Auvergneby Christoph Flüeler; Lidia Lanza; Marco Toste

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Ab Band 13 erscheint die renommierte Buchreihe des Mediävistischen Instituts der Universität Freiburg/Schweiz bei Walter de Gruyter. Die Reihe stellt ein hochwertiges wissenschaftliches Forum für interdisziplinäre Forschungen zur Mediävistik dar. Es ist ihr Anspruch, das Verständnis der Literatur, Philosophie, Geschichte und Kunst des... more...

  • The Importance of Being Etonby Nick Fraser

    Short Books 2012; US$ 8.99

    The uniform is Dickensian, the sports arcane, the fees astronomical. But Eton College still stitches itself into the fabric of our national life like no other school - the breeding ground for princes and prime ministers, where the arriviste meets the aristocrat. What is it about Eton? For many it is a symbol of all that is wrong with Britain: an obstacle... more...

  • Die Albertus-Universität Königsbergby Christian Tilitzki

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 266.00

    1544 gegründet, war die Albertus-Universität in Königsberg Preußens älteste Hochschule. Im kollektiven Gedächtnis ist sie heute bestensfalls als lebenslange Wirkungsstätte des Philosophen Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) präsent. Selbst die Namen bedeutender Naturwissenschaftler und Mathematiker, die, wie der Astronom Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel,... more...

  • Geschichte der Universität Unter den Linden 1810-2010by Konrad Jarausch; Matthias Middell; Annette Vogt; Reimer Hansen; Ilko-Sascha Kowalczuk

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    Die "Alma Mater Berolinensis" wurde auf Initiative Wilhelm von Humboldts durch König Friedrich Wilhelm III am 16. August 1809 gegründet und nahm 1810 ihren Forschungs- und Lehrbetrieb auf. Von 1828 bis 1945 führte sie den Namen "Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität", seit 1949 ist sie die Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Die Berliner Universität... more...