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  • Schulentwicklungby Thomas Rihm

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 42.55

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Boys of Shakespeare's School in the First World Warby Richard Pearson

    The History Press 2010; US$ 12.49

    Like many young men of the time, the boys of King Edward VI School saw the outbreak of the First World War as an opportunity for bravery and excitement. By the time the Armistice was signed in late 1918, thirty-one old boys and one Master had been killed.For such a small grammar school the cost was significant, as too were the number of awards for... more...

  • Report of the Committee on the Future of the Collegeby Marvin Bressler

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 63.00 US$ 57.33

    Contents: Letter of Transmittal to the President ii; Members and Staff of the Commission on the Future of the College iv; Special Studies v; Acknowledgments vi; 1. The Commission on the Future of the College: Background and Purposes 3; 2. The Student on Campus: Composition, Undergraduate Life, Provisions for Advising and Counselling 23; 3. The Size... more...

  • Stalin’s Schoolby Larry E. Holmes

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1999; US$ 27.95

    Larry Holmes brings a human dimension to the Soviet Union of the 1930s and a new understanding of Stalinism as a cultural and psychological phenomenon through interviews and archives from School No. 25, where the children of such prominant individuals as Stalin, Molotov, and Paul Robeson attended. more...