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Hake, Barry – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1997
The development of residential programs in the Netherlands was significantly influenced by efforts to relieve young adult unemployment in the 1920s-1930s. Residential education, provided through folk high schools, was incorporated into government strategies to respond to the economic crisis. (SK)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Residential Programs
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Karsten, Sjoerd – Comparative Education, 1999
Traces the development of Dutch educational policy since the compromise of 1917, by which private and public schools were given equal financial support. Examines the extent to which neoliberal reforms of the 1980s brought about radical changes in the Dutch education system, focusing on increased autonomy, freedom of school choice, privatization,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Decentralization, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wubbels, Theo – European Journal of Teacher Education, 1992
Outlines the relationship between Dutch universities and teacher education in a historical context. The article examines Dutch primary and secondary education and related higher education, noting the role of universities and vocational institutions. Comments on movements of teacher education toward and away from the universities are included. (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Dekker, Jeroen J. H. – Paedagogica Historica, 1990
Examines nineteenth-century psychiatric institutions in the Netherlands, focusing on institutions for difficult and neglected children. Considers these areas: (1) background and character of committals; (2) scientific, professional, legal, and financial contexts; and (3) the scope and course of reformatory schooling and healing. (DB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Behavior Standards, Children, Correctional Education
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Leonards, Chris – Paedagogica Historica, 1990
Examines the overhaul of the treatment of Dutch criminal children between 1830 and 1880. Discusses reforms taken, including the placing of children considered reeducable in separate youth prisons. Argues that private institutions, like the Dutch Prison Society, sponsored these reforms. Analyzes the success rate of educating these children. (DB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Children, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions
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Lynch-Brown, Carol – Early Child Development and Care, 1989
Excerpts from a recent interview with Netherlands author Annie M. G. Schmidt describe her background and her career as a writer of poems and stories for young children. The interviewer notes that few of Schmidt's works have been translated into English and that their lack of exchange is a persistent difficulty in the field of children's…
Descriptors: Authors, Biographical Inventories, Childrens Literature, Communication Problems
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Bostock, William W. – Babel, 1988
Documents the evolution of the Dutch and French languages. Policy and planning initiatives for both languages are discussed, and organizations responsible for planning initiatives for each language are described. (DJD)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Dutch, French, Language Planning
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
Kallen, D. B. P.; And Others – Western European Education, 1985
The history of education in the Netherlands, including the political and administrative framework of educational policy, the relation between education and the labor market, and current trends, is discussed. Teacher education, educational planning, and participation by educators and noneducators in the schools through committees are also examined.…
Descriptors: Committees, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
Western European Education, 1980
Traces educational trends in the Netherlands from the 16th century to the present. Characterizes Dutch education in the 19th and 20th centuries as a system of quality, comprehensiveness, and thoroughness. Contemporary trends include bilingual education, modernization, politicization in higher education, emphasis on lifelong learning, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational History
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