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Kleijnen, Ellen; Huysmans, Frank; Elbers, Ed – SAGE Open, 2015
The educational achievement of children from non-Western migrant families in the Netherlands and other Western countries lags behind that of natives, especially when it comes to language proficiency and reading ability. This literature review pinpoints what is known and what is as yet unknown about reducing learning disadvantages through school…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Role, Disadvantaged Youth, Children
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van Drenth, Annemieke – Educational Review, 2002
Examines educational activities organized by local committees and women's organizations in 19th-century Netherlands to protect working girls from prostitution. Places these activities in the context of the social construction of gender identity. (Contains 27 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Labor, Child Welfare, Females
Glynn, Frank L. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1914
In general the trade-school situation in Europe may be summed up very briefly. In France we find the all-day trade school in its highest development, with special schools established for both boys and girls. The aim of these schools is to intensify the idea of artistic expression as well as to improve mechanical construction and efficiency in…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Special Schools
Lindegren, Alina M. – US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1941
This study deals with a special phase of the education systems of five small nations that have contributed much to the advancement and civilization of mankind. These countries include Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Finland. They are highly literate peoples accustomed to self-government and capable of carrying it on effectively, a…
Descriptors: School Organization, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Cultural Differences
US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1945
As yet citizens in the United States have had very little specific and authoritative information from the enemy-occupied countries of Europe and the Far East about what has happened and is happening to the intellectual life of their people. Recognizing these limitations in the information and desirous that the citizens of the United States,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Youth, Politics of Education
Arnold, Julean H. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1908
With Japan and America entering the ranks of the colonizing powers, the question of colonial education becomes particularly important, especially so in view of the fact that education in both Japan and America occupies a commanding position. It is rather significant that the two great Pacific powers should have become colonizing nations within…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Educational History, Indigenous Populations
Overduin, Henry – 1989
Titus Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite priest, philosopher, educator, and active journalist, was killed by the Nazis in Dachau on July 26, 1942. Beatified by the Catholic Church in 1985, he was hailed as a potential second patron saint for journalists and unofficially adopted as such by some organized groups. The incident that precipitated his arrest…
Descriptors: European History, Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech, Journalism History
Washburne, C. W. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
The author of this report, accompanied by his wife and two experienced teachers, spent three months touring European experimental schools. They visited every country that gave promise of yielding examples of experimental schools, and, while not attempting to visit every experimental school, they did attempt to visit every type in each country.…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Experienced Teachers, Foreign Countries, Individual Instruction
Jesien, W. S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1917
The matter presented in this circular relates to the military training of youths of school age, conducted either as a part of the regular school work or by independent agencies. Military instruction, of the exact nature and to the same extent as that given to soldiers, is not found in the schools of any country of Europe except the special…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Service, Military Science, Military Schools
Archibald, Raymond Clare – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1918
This bulletin is based upon reports to the International Commission on the Teaching of Mathematics concerning the development of the teacher of mathematics in the better secondary schools of different countries. For the most part, only those schools which are under the immediate direction of the Government have been considered. And even here…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Scholarships
Pearson, Peter H. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
This bulletin on the schools of Scandinavia, Finland, and Holland covers the following topics: (1) The war in its effects on the schools of Scandinavia; (2) Norway: General characteristics of the school system; School gardens; School welfare activities: Speech forms in the schools; Teachers' pensions; War conditions and the schools; Present trend…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Middle Schools, Adult Education
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1921
Volume II of the Biennial Survey of Education, 1916-1918 includes the following chapters: (1) Education in Great Britain and Ireland (I. L. Kandel); (2) Education in parts of the British Empire: Educational Developments in the Dominion of Canada (Walter A. Montgomery), Public School System of Jamaica (Charles A. Asbury), Recent Progress of…
Descriptors: Jews, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Methods
Male, George A. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1960
In its ever increasing series of international publications concerning education in other countries around the world, the Office of Education now brings to educators this timely research document describing teacher education in the Benelux Countries. No other single bulletin of this Office has been devoted to these three nations together. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Teacher Education Programs, Bibliographies
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Lamba, Isaac C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Although some educational progress at grassroot level was made by the Dutch Reformed Church Mission (DRCM) in African Malawi, the DCRM system contributed mostly to underdevelopment. Most Malawians were introduced to semi-literacy under thousands of semi-qualified teachers, and very few Africans who passed through the system later distinguished…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History
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Sturm, Johan; Groenendijk, Leendert; Kruithof, Bernard; Rens, Julialet – Comparative Education, 1998
A system of completely equal treatment of state and religious denominational elementary schools has existed in the Netherlands since 1920 and is firmly rooted in previous centuries of Dutch history. Development of this "pillarized" educational system is traced and discussed in relation to situations in South Africa and in countries with…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational History, Elementary Education, Equal Education
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