ERIC Number: ED541195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1919
Schools of Scandinavia, Finland and Holland. Bulletin, 1919, No. 29
Pearson, Peter H.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
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 in educational thought and school legislation; (3) Sweden: General view of the educational system; Care of the pupils' health; Religious instruction in the elementary schools; Studies of the home locality; Development of the communal middle school; Obligatory continuation school; Educational activities apart from the schools; (4) Denmark: General survey of the educational system; National Polytechnic Institute; The people's high school; School excursions; Teachers' training, salaries, and status; Articulation between primary and secondary schools; (5) Holland; (6) The schools of Finland; (7) Education in Iceland (by Holmfridur Armadottir). Individual sections contain references. (Contains 17 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Middle Schools, Adult Education, Higher Education, War, Gardening, Welfare Services, Retirement Benefits, Folk Schools, Teacher Education, Teacher Salaries, Religious Education, Health, Educational Trends, Educational Philosophy, Trend Analysis, Social Status
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Netherlands; Norway; Sweden