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Blanchard, Hervé; Coléno, Yves-Patrick – Journal of Social Science Education, 2015
In France, syllabuses and teachings of economics have changed a lot in first degrees and at the high school as well since their creation. Wondering whether this imperceptible transformation does not lead finally the subject towards a regression as for its ambitions, by impoverishing it, we analyse these evolutions. Concentrating our work on the…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Lexicology, Educational Change, Educational Practices
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Karsten, Sjoerd; Visscher, Adrie; De Jong, Tim – Comparative Education, 2001
Publication of school rankings based on raw data for various performance indicators was found to influence school choice and mobility strategies for elite and middle-class parents in England and France. Rather than promoting school improvement, publication led to unintended school coping strategies, such as marketing activities, student exclusion…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Bowen, Sarah – Rural Sociology, 2010
Geographical indications (GIs) are place-based names that convey the geographical origin, as well as the cultural and historical identity, of agricultural products. GIs are unique, in that they provide a means of ensuring that control over production and sales of a product stays within a local area, but at the same time they make use of extralocal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Agriculture
Novack, Frances – 1991
One method used to examine a target culture is to focus on a single region of a target language country, approaching all the issues normally raised in a culture class through the perspective of that region. The coherence this adds to class activities and overall class structure, the manageability of topics, and the opportunity to work with a range…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Course Content, Cultural Education