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Opper, Susan – European Journal of Education, 1987
An international survey of institutions with study-abroad programs gathered information on program design, administration, and articulation, the educational and social profile of the participants, and program impact, especially on the students. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Articulation (Education), Educational Benefits, Educational Policy
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Opper, Susan – European Journal of Education, 1989
A discussion of vocational education in Swedish high schools covers the vocational education system's structure within and outside secondary schools, enrollment and employment patterns, curriculum and work experience options, curriculum content and quality, and issues of current concern. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Opper, Susan – European Journal of Education, 1986
Proposed reform of Swedish teacher education is a mixture of support for educational excellence, for more comprehensive compulsory school teacher education, and for equal access to pre-service and inservice teacher education facilities, but overemphasis on geographical accessibility threatens the program's comprehensiveness. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compulsory Education, Curriculum Development, Decentralization
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Burn, Barbara; Opper, Susan – European Journal of Education, 1982
Sweden's efforts to internationalize higher education are chronicled, with particular reference to a number of target fields such as foreign languages, curricula, and international exchanges of students and faculty. Sweden may be unique in giving deliberate national priority to internationally-oriented educational policies. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Second Language Programs, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy