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Loftfield, Gabriel E. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1930
The main purposes of this study are: (1) to assemble and report the facts about secondary education in Norway, and (2) to interpret to some extent the educational philosophy of that country. A minor purpose is to furnish the data that will help place properly in the schools of the United States any young people from Norway who may come here to…
Descriptors: Evening Programs, Admission (School), Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries
Hailmann, William N. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1907
The history and purpose of the Reiseberichte uber Nordamerika (Reports of an inspection tour in North America), of which this bulletin presents a partial synopsis, will best appear in the following statements from the preface of the Reiseberichte. The Prussian House of Deputies, on the 4th of June, 1902, requested the Prussian Government to…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Industrialization
King, Harry Edwin – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1911
When we think of China, with a history dating back more than 4,000 years, with a national literature not excelled by that of any other ancient people, a system of government conducted by her ablest scholars, chosen for more than 12 centuries by competitive examinations, we are not surprised to find her characterized by a spirit of self-confidence.…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Development
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
Montgomery, Walter A. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
The economic and social exigencies brought about for Italy by her entrance into the war in May, 1915, inevitably led her educational thinkers to submit her traditional system of education to more careful scrutiny than ever before, and to recognize how inadequate it was along certain lines to meet the demands thrust upon it by the new conditions.…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Illiteracy, Vocational Schools, Foreign Countries
Montgomery, Walter A. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
This bulletin discusses the educational conditions in Japan. Contents include: (1) General educational activities; (2) Elementary instruction; (3) Middle schools; (4) High schools for girls; (5) Higher schools; (6) Normal schools; (7) Special schools; (8) Vocational schools; (9) Technical continuation schools; (10) Higher education; and (11)…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Vocational Schools, Foreign Countries, Middle Schools
Bodenman, Paul S. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1959
The Office of Education frequently receives requests for information regarding the educational developments in the Soviet Zone of Germany. This bulletin is issued by the Office of Education as another in its longstanding series of international education publications. Unlike most bulletins in this series that are based on firsthand interviews and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Administration, Technical Education, Educational Facilities