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

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

ISBN: 978-1-4725-2331-0
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Pending
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The volume provides a comprehensive reference resource for education in the countries that joined the European Union between the signing of the Treaty of Nice to the present time: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. The chapters in this volume, written by regional experts, examine the educational heritage of these countries and how these education systems evolved in response to changing national needs, European agreements including the Treaty of Nice and The Bologna Process, and international evaluations such as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

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Table of Contents

  • Series Editor's Preface
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction: Educational Change and Transformation in South and Central European Countries: A Regional Overview - Trevor Corner
  • 1 Bulgaria: An Overview - Kiril Bankov
  • 2 Croatia: An Overview of Educational Reforms, 1950–2014 - Vlatka Domović and Vlasta Vizek Vidović
  • 3 Cyprus: Exploring Educational Reform 2004–2014 - Eleftherios Klerides and Stavroula Philippou
  • 4 The Czech Republic: 25 Years of Educational Transformation and Growing Inequalities, 1989–2014 - David Greger
  • 5 Estonia: An Overview, 1970–2014 - Doyle Stevick
  • 6 Hungary: Vocational Education and New Developments, 1990–2014 - Andrea Laczik
  • 7 Latvia: Education and Post-Socialist Transformations - Iveta Silova
  • 8 Lithuania: Education Policy and Reforms, 1988–2014 - Rimantas Zelvys
  • 9 Malta: An Overview of European Influences on Educational Reforms - Carmel Borg and Peter Mayo
  • 10 Poland: Education Transitions and the Emergence of European Influences, 1989–2014 - Ryszard Kucha and Ewa Frankiewicz
  • 11 Romania: Transitions to a European Framework, 2000–2014 - Carmen Novac and Danut Dumitrascu
  • 12 Slovakia: Issues in Pedagogy and Language Education, 1989–2014 - Eva Tandlichová
  • 13 Slovenia: An Overview - Mojca Peček