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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...

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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...

Switzerland

Country overview

...Country overview Switzerland is a unique country in many ways. It is one of the smallest countries in the world with four cultural regions and four different languages, three of which are official languages. Presenting the Swiss education...

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...

Germany

Country overview

...Country overview In Germany, schooling is highly stratified and children are streamed very early, after four or six years of primary schooling, into a variety of school types. Lower secondary education exhibits a status hierarchy extending...

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...

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...

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...

Understanding the Interactive Emergence of Educational Inequalities through Access and Accessibility of Education

Barbara Stauber

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Barbara Stauber

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Marcelo Parreira do Amaral

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral is Professor of International and Comparative Education at the University of Munster, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Isabelle Danic

Isabelle Danic

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Thechapter draws attention to the interplay of societal structures and individual agency in processes of reproduction of social inequality through access to education. The interactive and intersectional character of access and inequality...