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The Netherlands: Structure, Policies, Controversies

Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...The organization and structure of Dutch education is examined by highlighting the historical, cultural and political developments in which the current structure is rooted. The main characteristics of the system, including the constitutional...

Dutch Teacher Educators’ Struggles over Monopoly and Autonomy (1990–2010)

The Struggle for Teacher Education : International Perspectives on Governance and Reforms

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction The profession of teacher educators in the Netherlands is relatively well developed and has its own association, a journal, annual meetings, a standard which is developed by the profession...

Introduction

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

Book chapter

...This book is about four countries that, although closely related in culture and in many respects sharing a common historical space, have come to illustrate very different ways of conceiving the relationship among Society, State...

The Netherlands

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Overview Similar to the Nordic countries that feature highly developed formal and non-formal provisions, Adult Education (AE) in the Netherlands manifests itself in numerous forms and reflects multiple aims. Adult...

Happiness, Play and Bourgeois Morality: The Early Years of Froebel Schooling in the Netherlands, 1858–1904

Kindergarten Narratives on Froebelian Education : Transnational Investigations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Nelleke Bakker outlines the advancement of Froebelian ideas in the Netherlands in the nineteenth century through her study of the work of ‘Froebel’s Dutch missionary’, Elise Van Calcar-Schiotling. Bakker describes themes in Van Calcar...

Attitudes to Learning German, French and English

Brendan Bartram

Brendan Bartram is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Attitudes to Modern Foreign Language Learning : Insights from Comparative Education

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...The three sections of this chapter explore and compare the nature of the pupils’ attitudes to learning the three languages included in the research study. The findings for each language are presented separately in an attempt to provide...

Modern Foreign Language Learning Attitudes in the Three Countries

Brendan Bartram

Brendan Bartram is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Attitudes to Modern Foreign Language Learning : Insights from Comparative Education

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...Chapter 6 examined the attitudes of pupils in the three countries towards learning German, French and English. What can be concluded about attitudes to each language and what the findings reveal about language attitudes within each country?...

The Enlightenment and Romantic Nationalism

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

Book chapter

...As the influence of Pietism ebbed during the late eighteenth century, Enlightenment-inspired rulers of Prussia and Austria continued to assert the authority of the State in education, tempered by a policy of working through and in alliance...

The Civil Society Alternative

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

Book chapter

...The Netherlands A new Dutch Constitution was adopted in 1848, drafted primarily by the Liberal leader J. R. Thorbecke, often considered the greatest Dutch statesman of the nineteenth century, who was concerned to reduce the potential...

School Segregation in the Free School Choice Context of Dutch Cities

Understanding School Segregation : Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Spatial Inequalities in Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Introduction Recently, new comparative studies of the levels and causes of ethnic and socio-economic segregation across various European cities reveal that the physical separation of people belonging...