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Goeman, Katie – European Journal of Education, 2006
Working towards e-learning success in higher education, i.e. the institution-wide acceptance and use of ICT applications for teaching and learning purposes, means choosing an approach of "least resistance." Internal and external consistency or at least complementarity in policy seem crucial. This article presents the results of a desk…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Higher Education, Information Technology
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Goffin, Louis – European Journal of Education, 1991
The current status of environmental education in French-speaking Belgium is described, with attention given to the development of environmental interest and awareness, the evolution of an environmental education information dissemination network, other governmental and nongovernmental groups involved, school syllabuses, teacher training…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Educational Trends
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Van Daele, Henk; Van Poucke, Jan – European Journal of Education, 1984
There are several parallel networks of education in Belgium and competition and rivalry between them is a constant phenomenon. The different school sectors, financing of education, innovating role of cities and muncipalities, and the education of migrant children are discussed. (MLW)
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Finance, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries
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Hecquet, Ignace – European Journal of Education, 1984
Concerns of a researcher in a Belgian university regarding the trend toward policy implementation dominated by short- and medium-term budgetary considerations are outlined. The university system's heterogeneous, compartmentalized nature and potential are noted, along with the relationship to the government and the real danger of break-up of the…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Admission Criteria, Adult Education, College Admission
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Wielemans, Willy – European Journal of Education, 1988
An examination of internal and external forces on Belgian higher education suggests that the system is too closely controlled by economic and political forces in the labor market, which threatens to distort university life and higher education in general. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Economic Factors, Educational Change
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Vanbergen, Pierre – European Journal of Education, 1986
Belgian official policy toward the teaching profession as developed in the last 10 years is examined in the context of the special situation of education in Belgian society, its complicated relations with the government, and the position it occupies in Belgian politics. (MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Economics, Educational History, Educational Planning
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Maassen, Peter A. M. – European Journal of Education, 1997
Discusses higher education quality and its evaluation in Europe from historical and political perspectives, tracing the concept of quality control from medieval university models to the modern research university. Examines recent changes in the political context of European education and analyzes their consequences in three national contexts:…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Quality, Educational Trends
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Neave, Guy – European Journal of Education, 1994
Western Europe's demand for quality higher education at lower cost is discussed. It is argued that the criteria for quality are determined by external interests, including governments looking for economic development through an improved labor market. The situations in Germany, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom are considered.…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Educational Trends
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Lechat, Jean-Marie – European Journal of Education, 1979
The impact of establishing Belgium's Louvain Catholic University in a rural area is discussed in terms of: increased population and spending power; employment and economic activity directly and indirectly related to the university; and collective equipment and its repercussion on social-cultural evolution. (JMF)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Church Related Colleges, Community Development, Cultural Enrichment
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Demunter, Paul – European Journal of Education, 1979
The social-educative and cultural districts established in the areas of Charleroi, Belgium are presented as an approach to solving educational disparities within a region between different social groups. (JMF)
Descriptors: Community Development, Cultural Enrichment, Economic Development, Equal Education
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Van Vaek, Gilbert; Van daele, Henk – European Journal of Education, 1979
Discusses origins and organization of technical engineering schools in Belgium, the development of higher technical education, industrial colleges, legislation affecting technical education, and considerations on the future of industrial colleges. Journal availability: see SO 507 243. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Assessment, Engineering Education