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Brezan, Beate, Comp.; Nowak, Meto, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2016
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education
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Pavlidis, George; Gargalianos, Dimitris – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2014
This article describes how the current Greek sport-education context seems to offer relatively poor dual-career support in comparison to other available structures in the world. This results in additional obstacles for Greek athletes who wish to educate themselves and an ambiguous prospect for their future. Consequently, the Greek…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Higher Education, Secondary Education
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Schleicher, Andreas; Stewart, Vivien – Educational Leadership, 2008
Educators and governments are paying increasing attention to international comparisons as they seek to develop effective policies to improve the performance of their education systems. Data from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are useful in revealing best practices across the world. Current data show that the United…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Academic Standards
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Graube, Gabriele – Journal of Technology Studies, 2004
In Lower Saxony, technology studies as part of preparing technical education teachers for primary and partly for secondary education can be studied only at two universities--the Technical University of Brunswick and the University of Oldenburg. Technology education is not available at the Gymnasium (a type of secondary school leading to the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Databases, Technical Education, Technology Education