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Maassen, Peter A. M. – European Journal of Education, 1997
Discusses higher education quality and its evaluation in Europe from historical and political perspectives, tracing the concept of quality control from medieval university models to the modern research university. Examines recent changes in the political context of European education and analyzes their consequences in three national contexts:…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Quality, Educational Trends
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Smith, Robert – Electronic Library, 1990
Describes cooperative project between the national libraries of the United Kingdom, France, West Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Portugal, and Italy that is working toward shared bibliographic data on CD-ROM. MARC conversion is discussed, problems with multilingual interfaces and linking CD-ROM to local library systems are addressed, and…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Records, Cataloging, Cooperative Programs, Foreign Countries
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Frank, Eric, Ed. – Journal of European Industrial Training, 1991
This overview of vocational education and training in Europe gives (1) detailed descriptions of the educational systems of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Sweden, and Switzerland; (2) discussion of European Community projects; (3) 50 references; (4) addresses of information sources; and (5) a glossary in English, Danish, German,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bibliographies, Community Programs, Educational Trends
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Sizer, John – Higher Education Management, 1992
A discussion of the use of performance indicators for evaluation and funding of higher education institutions by governments offers 10 lessons for governments and funding agencies, drawn from a study of the role played by performance indicators in the systems of Denmark, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship
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Braaksma, J.; Heinink, A. L. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Examines educational support agencies in Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, and England and Wales. Argues that a relationship exists between the organization and the functioning of a country's educational support services, such as curriculum development and school counseling, and the tradition of the education system as expressed in the authority…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Counseling, Educational Development
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Louis, Karen Seashore – Knowledge: Creation, Diffusion, Utilization, 1992
This article argues that the U.S. dissemination system in education is unresponsive to organizational improvement needs, and that development of this bias is exacerbated by political, organizational, and programmatic thrusts in federal agencies. It is suggested that systems in the Netherlands and Denmark could provide useful models for adapting…
Descriptors: Bias, Change Strategies, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy
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Absalom, Roger; Sutton, Clive – Higher Education Management, 1990
Many European universities face common staffing problems, with a large number of staff appointed during the 1960s and early 1970s, with a consequent block on promotion prospects for junior staff, and occasional overstaffing. The most common response in northwestern Europe has been to tackle the symptoms without resolving the problem. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Age, Change, College Administration, College Faculty
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Collis, Betty – T.H.E. Journal, 1994
Discusses the application of communication and information technologies (C&IT) in education and vocational training for 12 member states in the Commission of the European Communities (CEC). Highlights include funding sources; major activities; the DELTA project, which supports training through new technologies in an open learning environment;…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Information Technology
Social and Labour Bulletin, 1983
A series of articles discusses employment issues in various countries: youth employment, reduced working hours and wage cuts, dislocated workers, government employment policies, and job creation. (SK)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Dislocated Workers, International Trade, Job Development
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Bernard, Francoise – 1986
This three-part report presents an overview of an international survey and an international seminar at which survey results were disseminated--both on the topic of equal opportunity counselors. Part 1 focuses on the framework structure involved in the implementation of equal opportunities policy. Two types of structure are discussed as developed…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Civil Rights, Counselor Qualifications
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Hoy, P. H. – 1976
The results of a questionnaire from 16 European countries concerning the early teaching of modern languages are presented. The 16 countries involved are: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. The findings…
Descriptors: Age, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, FLES
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Kruithof, Bernard, Ed.; Sting, Stephan, Ed. – 1993
The articles presented in this document provide a framework for examining concepts of educational modernization in Europe. The document is organized into three parts. Part 1 "European Perspectives" includes: (1) What Is Implied by a "European curriculum"? Issues of Eurocentrism, Rationality, and Education (Sven Erik Nordenbo);…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Day Care, Educational Practices, Educational Theories
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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany). – 1987
This interim document provides the results of the joint activities of the Interinstitutional Terminology Group and the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training in developing a standard vocational training terminology within the European Community (EC). The document presents a selection of basic vocational training concepts in six…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Continuing Education, Foreign Countries
Wagner, Marsden G.; Wagner, Mary – Les Carnets de l'enfance (Assignment Children), 1973
The need for day-care centers for young children is an idea which is now questioned less and less. The largeness of the numbers of these centers over Europe facilitates formation of a certain number of principles. Day care programs were studied by the authors in Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia. (Authors/RJ)
Descriptors: Child Care, Community Development, Day Care, Financial Support
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Shore, Milton F. – Adolescence, 1981
Makes general observations about youth services in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. Specific reference is made to nontraditional outpatient, youth advisory services attempting to reach youth alienated from traditional mental health services. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Mental Health Programs, Psychiatric Services
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