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Vocationalisation of Secondary Education Revisited

The book is a cutting-edge contribution to the debate which has occurred for some time on the pros and cons of secondary education becoming more closely and explicitly related to preparing young people for the world of work. The book provides concrete examples of the vocationalisation of secondary education, with particular reference to the situation…

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Education in Hegel

A controversial monograph that challenges the current misconceptions about the relevance of Hegel to educational thought.

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What’s So Funny About Education?

Using affectionate humor, Fournier delivers both stark and subtle epiphanies alongside enduring truths, offering a deeper social commentary on the present conditions and future directions of American education.

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Standard-setting in UNESCO.

Standard-setting represents one of the main constitutional functions of UNESCO and an important tool for realizing the goals for which the organization was created. In addition to conventions and recommendations, the declarations adopted by the General Conference promulgate principles and norms intended to inspire the action of member states in specific fields of activity. Topics…

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Involvement in Learning, Realizing the Potential of American Higher Education : Final Report of the Study Group on the Conditions of Excellence in American Higher Education

Involvement in Learning

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Viewpoints : Contemporary Educational Issues, Reports of Educational Staff Seminar Programs, 1970-72

Viewpoints : Contemporary Educational Issues

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Indian Educational Review

Indian Educational Review

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Teacher Education for Change, The Theory Behind the Council of Europe Pestalozzi Programme

What is the main role for teachers today? Why is the Council of Europe dealing with education, and teacher education in particular? How is educational thinking guided by visions of a future society desirable for all? How, in the midst of a fierce battle for curriculum time, can education for human rights, democracy and mutual…

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Fragmentary Voices, Memory and Education at Port-Royal

A study of the conscious shaping of memory within the community known as Port-Royal in seventeenth-century France, whose members thought that memory could contribute to the new ideas which they had about education. Concentrating on memoirs in the first chapter and on various educational treatises in the second, Hammond explores many previously unknown works. Port-Royal…

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Monitoring Educational Outcomes and Public Attitudes

Monitoring Educational Outcomes and Public Attitudes