ERIC Number: ED436624
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-May
Reference Count: N/A
Supplement to the Study on the Structures of the Education and Initial Training Systems in the European Union. The Situation in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia and Cyprus.
EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).
This document, which is a supplement to an ongoing study on the structures of the education and initial training systems in the European Union, focuses on education and initial training in the following five countries: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Slovenia; and Cyprus. The document consists of separate reports for each country. Each report is subdivided into sections devoted to topics such as the following: responsibilities and administration; preschool education; compulsory education; initial vocational education and training; postcompulsory secondary education; higher education; and adult education. The following are among the topics discussed within those sections: basis of the education system; changes in the 1990s; distribution of responsibilities; supervision, evaluation, and guidance; financing: advisory, consultative, and participatory bodies; private institutions; organization of schools; curriculum; assessment and guidance; teaching staff; admission requirements; fees and financial support for students; the academic year; courses; assessment and qualifications; and specific legislative frameworks. All five reports include numerous tables of statistical data on topics such as numbers of students and teachers, student-teacher ratios in public and private institutions, and the subjects and types of lessons taught in the different grade levels and institutions. (Contains 49 tables/figures.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Comparative Analysis, Counseling Techniques, Curriculum, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Private Schools, Program Administration, Public Schools, School Counseling, Secondary Education, Statistical Data, Student Evaluation, Tables (Data), Teacher Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education, Training, and Youth.
Authoring Institution: EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).
Identifiers - Location: European Union