Education Around the World: Education in The European Union Pre-2003 Member States

Editor: Corner, Trevor
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-4725-2815-5
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Pending
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Exploring the development of educational provision and contemporary issues, this book covers the countries that made up the European Union from its foundation to the signing of the Treaty of Nice: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and The Netherlands. The chapters, written by regional experts, offer a review of contemporary national and regional educational structures and policies, research innovation and trends, as well as covering selected issues and problems including the effects of educational reform and systemic changes within the school and university systems, minority languages, and intercultural changes for indigenous and new immigrant populations.

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Table of Contents

  • Series Editor's Preface - Colin Brock
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction: Education in Europe 1980-2015: A Regional Overview - Trevor Corner
  • 1 Austria: From Legacy to Reform - Hans Pechar
  • 2 Belgium: Regional Development - Roger Standaert
  • 3 Denmark: History, Reform and Legislation - Thyge Winther-Jensen
  • 4 Finland: Policy and Vision - Matti Rautiainen and Emma Kostiainen
  • 5 France: Meritocracy and Social Divides - Marie-Pierre Moreau
  • 6 Germany: Stability and Change - Lukas Graf
  • 7 Greece: Vocational Education and Training in Economic Change - Irene Psifidou and Konstantinos Pouliakas
  • 8 Ireland: Structure and Reform - Rosarii Griffin
  • 9 Italy: Transitions and Change - Carlo Cappa
  • 10 Luxembourg: Language and Education - Kristine Horner and Jean-Jacques Weber
  • 11 Portugal: Policy and Adult Education - Licínio C. Lima and Paula Guimarães
  • 12 Spain: Education and Regional Autonomy - Inmaculada Egido and Javier Valle
  • 13 Sweden: Education for Social Change - Lennart Wikander
  • 14 The Netherlands: Structure, Policies, Controversies - Hulya Kosar Altinyelken and Sjoerd Karsten