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  • McDowell on McDowellby R.B. McDowell

    The Lilliput Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Between clubs, dining halls, libraries, institutions and good addresses in the country, R.B. McDowell, born in September 1913, had led the charmed and energized existence of a distinguished bachelor don, embellishing the lives of generations of students - chiefly Trinity College undergraduates - fellow historians, academic colleagues and friends.... more...

  • Schulentwicklungby Thomas Rihm

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 18.23

    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...

  • Trinity Student Pranksby John Engle

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Trinity College Dublin is famed for the intelligence and innovation of its students. However, not all the undergraduates have devoted their talents to academia; instead they spent their time devising ingenious and hilarious pranks to play on the unsuspecting dons.This fascinating volume recalls some of the greatest stunts, japes and practical jokes... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 130.13

    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...

  • Trinity Talesby Katy McGuinness

    The Lilliput Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Dublin’s Trinity College in the ????s was a haven of intellect and swagger in the recession-swept island of Ireland. Within its confines, students imbued with the future teetered on the brink of independence. This third volume of Trinity Tales, enlarging on the earlier sixties and seventies editions, includes recollections of novelist Anne Enright,... 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...

  • Teacher Training at Cambridgeby Pam Hirsch; Mark McBeth

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    This book focuses on two educationalists, Oscar Browning (1837-1923) and Elizabeth Hughes (1852-1925) who were the principals of the two separate day training colleges for men and women at Cambridge. The early initiatives of these two leaders began the development of education studies at Cambridge University and, therefore, serve as test cases to examine... 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...

  • The Student Life Handbookby Christine Fanthome

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 50.00

    The Student Life Handbook is a comprehensive guide that looks at every aspect of student life from the perspective of new undergraduates. more...