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Kiel, Ewald; Heimlich, Ulrich; Markowetz, Reinhard; Braun, Annika; Weiß, Sabine – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
The goal of the present study is to identify prospective special education teachers (SETs) who may have difficulties in coping with occupational stresses and burdens. International comparative studies show that SETs have a higher level of stress than their colleagues who work in the general school system. Compared with teachers in regular schools,…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Coping, Stress Management
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Scheer, Andrea; Noweski, Christine; Meinel, Christoph – Design and Technology Education, 2012
In an ever changing society of the 21st century, there is a demand to equip students with meta competences going beyond cognitive knowledge. Education, therefore, needs a transition from transferring knowledge to developing individual potentials with the help of constructivist learning. Advantages of constructivist learning, and criteria for its…
Descriptors: Teachers, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Volk, Steven S. – History Teacher, 2013
For the author, teaching history has become a double challenge: to help students understand both "History" (the narrative crafted by the historian, based on documentation, supported by previous scholarship, and bound together through logical argument) and "history" (the real events that occupied real lives that are largely…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Student Journals, Historians
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Pritchard, Rosalind M. O. – Higher Education Management and Policy, 2010
This paper explores a range of perceived similarities and differences between male and female academics in the context of contemporary European Union "gender mainstreaming" policy. It concentrates upon the higher education systems of Germany and the United Kingdom, and is based upon questionnaire responses. A large majority of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Gender Differences, Child Rearing, Foreign Countries
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Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France). Documentation Center for Education in Europe. – 1974
This newsletter contains articles in French and English on events relating to educational policy in various European countries. Part 1 contains an essay on the essential aims of education and a suggestion for incorporating work and study in university education. Part 2 includes the following news items: Austria's school education act; Belgium's…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy