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Opper, Susan – Oxford Review of Education, 1991
Studies effects of study abroad among 172 female and 217 male graduates in the United Kingdom, France, and the Federal Republic of Germany between 1980 and 1984. Finds study abroad expedites obtaining job interviews but was of little advantage in securing employment for either sex. Finds degree credential provides a competitive edge. (NL)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Educational Research, Employed Women, Employment Potential
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Weiler, Hans N. – Oxford Review of Education, 1990
Posits that compensatory legitimation is the modern state's response to its legitimation crisis and is manifested through educational reforms. Delineates how the state interprets society's norms and values through the curriculum. Offers the West German curriculum reform debates of the 1960s and 1970s as an example. (SLM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
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Rohrs, Hermann – Oxford Review of Education, 1989
Analyzes the reconstruction of education in West Germany following World War II based on the author's personal experiences. Notes that the primary aim of re-education was to overcome nationalism, militarism, and the ideology of National Socialism, but that the efforts were not successful. Offers explanations for this lack of success. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
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Neave, Guy – Oxford Review of Education, 1988
Examining the ways in which Western European countries have presented and justified educational reform, Neave explores the shift in values and social ethics that occupy the center of the educational stage. States that education is less a part of social policy, but is increasingly viewed as a sub-sector of economic policy. (GEA)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Educational Sociology
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Berchem, Theodor – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
In Germany there is a working cooperation between the university and the state. Ideally, the task of the state would be one of global regulation, with universities filling the framework set by the state in their own, autonomous way. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Heister, Matthias M. – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
Objectives, methods, and problems of higher education planning agencies are described, and the work of the Bund-Lander-Kommission fur Bildungsplanung und Forschungsforderung is given particular emphasis. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Planning, Educational Practices
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Kloss, Gunther – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
Described on a comparative basis are the approaches to and the methods and effects of academic restructuring in the universities of the United Kingdom and West Germany. Selective steps have been taken in both countries to protect and strengthen science and technology, especially research in these areas. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum, Educational Change, Educational Finance
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Gellert, Claudius – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
How financial restrictions and conservative policies have affected the quality and the functioning of higher education in England and West Germany is analyzed. Also discussed is how in both countries the institutional dependency on the state has increased or is being enlarged through changes in the politics of higher education. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Administration, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Tilford, Roger – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
British universities remain autonomous and continue to act as effective agencies of political socialization. The historical ambivalence in the structure of the German university between academic freedom and state regulation remains, inhibiting the German university's value as an agency of political socialization. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
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Kunzel, Klaus – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
Universities in West Germany are being urged by the state and by politicians to enlarge their scope of services, especially to provide continuing education in the areas of science and technology. Implications are discussed. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
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Horner, Wolfgang – Oxford Review of Education, 1985
British publications have been using the German term Technik. A comparison of the historical roots of the 19th-century education of engineers in Great Britain and in Germany shows differences in the origins of higher technical education in the two countries. The term Technik has a different meaning in Germany. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Engineering Education
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Raggatt, Peter – Oxford Review of Education, 1988
Examines quality control mechanisms within West German dual system for training young workers: entry qualifications, quality/qualifications of trainers, methods for curriculum renewal, etc. Comments on weaknesses in the dual system and briefly discusses two British initiatives intended to improve the quality of the education and training of young…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Job Training, Labor Education
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Noah, Harold J.; Eckstein, Max A. – Oxford Review of Education, 1989
Reports on recent changes in examination policy and practice in China, England and Wales, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Japan, Sweden, the United States, and the Soviet Union. Identifies and discusses some significant trade-offs arising from the implementation of examination policy. Discusses four nearly universal dilemmas of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests
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Phillips, David – Oxford Review of Education, 1980
Discusses British involvement in educational reconstruction in Germany after World War II and the influence of Lord Lindsay of Birker in setting up the Royal Commission. The Commission consisted of German representatives from institutions of higher education, trade unions, churches, and the land authorities. (KC)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education