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Finland

Country overview

...Country overview Before Finland’s independence in 1917, the moderate expansion of formal education was boosted by industrialization and urbanization. After the Second World War the creation of a Nordic-style welfare state with economic...

Portugal

Country overview

...Country overview In Portugal, the responsibility for education is divided amongst the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity, which is responsible for providing the public network of preschool education; the Ministry of Education, which...

Micro-states in Western and Southern Europe outside the European Union

Colin Brock

Colin Brock is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Durham, UK, and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in Non-EU Countries in Western and Southern Europe : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction Education in the world of small states is something of a niche field in the sub-discipline of comparative and international education. Much of the literature is concerned with small tropical states, many of them...

Introduction

John Sayer

John Sayer is a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Department of Education, UK, and Trustee of the English Trust for European Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lynn Erler

Lynn Erler is a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Department of Education, UK, and Trustee of the English Trust for European Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Schools for the Future Europe : Values and Change Beyond Lisbon

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Background perspectives Europe, the great peace project, hope and expectation, the confederation of nations where human beings have spent, irrespective of boundaries, the last one and a half millennia killing one another, has...

Norway

Country overview

...Country overview In Norway early childhood education is the first voluntary step in a long educational pathway. The Norwegian educational system is centralized, egalitarian, and has a small private sector. T. Sprague , Education in Non-EU...

Comparing the Views of Students, Parents and Teachers on the Emerging Notions of Relevance of Education

Governance of Educational Trajectories in Europe : Pathways, Policy and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The understanding of the relevance of education is a result of complex and intertwined factors and circumstances, some of which are systemic (such as the form, accessibility and permeability of the education system, welfarestate...

Introduction: Identities in Transition –Perspectives, Re-formations and Trajectories

Jon Nixon

Jon Nixon is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. He also lectures at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and holds an honorary chair at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...As lived, identity is always project, not settled accomplishment. The idea for this book – the idea, that is, of bringing together early-career, mid-career and senior academics to reflect upon what it means to be an academic...

Conclusion: Achievements of the Classics in Communities Project

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Steven Hunt

Steven Hunt is the Subject Lecturer of the PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge, UK. He taught Classics for over twenty years in state comprehensive schools and is author of Starting to Teach Latin (Bloomsbury, 2016). Steve contributes to CPD events at national and international levels, is Editor of the Journal of Classics Teaching, President of the Association of Latin Teaching, and lectures on Classics Education on the teacher training courses at Liverpool Hope University and Harris Academies Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Lessons learned This book has shown some of the exciting projects and achievements of individuals and groups in bringing classical subjects to students in schools and universities, and the public at large in theaters...

Afterword

Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

Book chapter

...Chris Vine’s view of how TIE works and what it should seek to achieve varies from my own in key respects. In his Afterword he stresses that the ‘conscientization’ sought by Freire would include a rousing to action and thus move beyond...

Reflections: Academic Identity and the Changing European Landscape

Linda Evans

Linda Evans is Professor of Leadership and Professional Learning at the University of Leeds, UK, and has previously worked at the University of Warwick, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In search of homo academicus europeanus It was Tony Becher (1989) who famously introduced into the lexicon of research into academic working life the terms ‘tribes’ and ‘territories’, which Malcolm Tight was later to apply...