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Changing Policy, Changing Identities: Being and Leading Academics in the Developing Swiss Higher Education Sector

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This chapter represents a highly personal, autobiographical perspective on academic identity in Switzerland – the country where I grew up and spent most of my working life (though my current post is in a French university). It is a story...

The Capability Approach and Children’s Rights

Agency and Participation in Childhood and Youth : International Applications of the Capability Approach in Schools and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction This chapter explores issues central to the children’s rights debate, in particular the right to be heard (Art. 12 CRC), Full details on the UNCRC can be found at www.unicef.org/crc...

Switzerland: Between the federal structure and global challenges

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction 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...

Switzerland: Teacher education

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Education Around the World chapter

...In Switzerland, teacher education – like the entire tertiary education sector – has undergone major reforms since the 1990s. This text is a result of three major research projects, realized since 1999: (1) Structural changes...