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Germany: Educational goals, curricular structure, political principles

The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction Music instruction in public schools in Germany has a rather long history (for review see Braun 1957; Ehrenforth 1995, 1997; Gruhn 2003; Günther 1967; Nolte 1982, 1991; Schmidt 1986; Sowa 1973). However, when...

Totalitarian Schooling

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

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...National Socialist Education and Indoctrination The use that Hitler and his associates intended to make of education was no secret years before they took power. In Mein Kampf, Hitler had written that the educational efforts...

Policy ‘Borrowing’ in Education and the German Example: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives

David Phillips

David Phillips is Emeritus Professor of Comparative Education at the University of Oxford, UK, and an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The German Example : English Interest in Educational Provision in Germany Since 1800

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...I hope with time to convince people that I do not care the least for importing this or that foreign machinery, whether it be French or German, but only for getting certain English deficiencies supplied.The true greatness of a people does...

Developments in England and Germany, 1918–39

David Phillips

David Phillips is Emeritus Professor of Comparative Education at the University of Oxford, UK, and an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The German Example : English Interest in Educational Provision in Germany Since 1800

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...England is rubbing its eyes and gradually discovering the difference between teaching youth and advancing science. That difference no one needs to expound to Germany. And for this reason, its aberrations and inadequacies, deplorable...

Consolidation of State Control 1880–1930

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

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...Germany The wave of revolutions, which threatened the existing order in most of the countries of Europe in 1848, was followed by a period of reaction in France, Italy, and the various German states. Golo Mann summarized the March...

Background

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

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...The minor and occasional role that the state played in education in antiquity—apart from Plato’s imaginary realms—vanished entirely in the Middle Ages. Apart from some gestures on the part of Charlemagne around 800, any education available...

Evaluating the German Example

David Phillips

David Phillips is Emeritus Professor of Comparative Education at the University of Oxford, UK, and an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The German Example : English Interest in Educational Provision in Germany Since 1800

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...These things are made in Germany,translated in America and misunderstood in Great Britain In their 1974 study A Mythology of British Education, Bell and Grant write of the disappearance of the image of the Prussian schoolmaster...

Establishing State Involvement in Education: The German Example in England, 1833–70

David Phillips

David Phillips is Emeritus Professor of Comparative Education at the University of Oxford, UK, and an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The German Example : English Interest in Educational Provision in Germany Since 1800

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...The [English] schools for the instruction of the people during week days are still miserably deficient, both in number and kind, and as yet there appears no prospect of concert of effort to bring about a better state of general education...

The State and Schooling in Germany and Austria since World War II

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

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...Germany The post-war governments in East and West Germany took very different approaches to countering the results of Nazi education policies. “In hardly any other sphere is the division of Germany and the development...

Tracking Kindergarten as a Travelling Idea

Larry Prochner

Larry Prochner is a professor at the University of Alberta, Canada . Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kindergarten Narratives on Froebelian Education : Transnational Investigations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the introduction to this book, Larry Prochner introduces Friedrich Froebel’s radical idea of kindergarten education and its relevance to education in the twenty-first century. The three parts of the book are introduced: International...