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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
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
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
de Groot, Gertjan, Ed.; Schrover, Marlou, Ed. – 1995
Drawing on research from a number of European countries, the contributors to this book present nine detailed studies on women's work spanning 2 centuries and dealing with a variety of work environments. "General Introduction" (Gertjan de Groot, Marlou Schrover) provides an overview of the book's content. "Frames of Reference: Skill,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Employed Women, Employment Patterns, European History