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Rabkin, Gabriele; Geffers, Stefanie; Hanemann, Ulrike; Heckt, Meike; Pietsch, Marcus – International Review of Education, 2018
The authors of this article begin with an introduction to the holistic concept of family literacy and learning and its implementation in various international contexts, paying special attention to the key role played by the notions of lifelong learning and intergenerational learning. The international trends and experiences they outline inspired…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Literacy, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational Programs
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Norqvist, Lars; Leffler, Eva – International Review of Education, 2017
This article offers insights into the practices of a non-formal education programme for youth provided by the European Union (EU). It takes a qualitative approach and is based on a case study of the European Voluntary Service (EVS). Data were collected during individual and focus group interviews with learners (the EVS volunteers), decision takers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Educational Practices, Youth
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Bormann, Inka; Nikel, Jutta – International Review of Education, 2017
The United Nations (UN) Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) aimed to integrate the principles, values and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning around the world. The authors of this article address the implementation process of ESD in Germany during the UN Decade (2005-2014). By…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Governance, Foreign Countries
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Barth, Matthias; Lang, Daniel J.; Luthardt, Philip; Vilsmaier, Ulli – International Review of Education, 2017
In 2015, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) announced that the Science Year 2015 would focus on the "City of the Future". It called for innovative projects from cities and communities in Germany dedicated to exploring future options and scenarios for sustainable development. Among the successful respondents was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Case Studies, Socialization
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Doyle, Lesley; Egetenmeyer, Regina; Singai, Chetan; Devi, Uma – International Review of Education, 2016
In this paper, the authors seek to disentangle what they see as contradictory uses of the term "professionalisation" with reference to adult educator development and training (AEDT). They set out to distinguish "professionalisation" from "professionalism," and to identify the locus of control of AEDT in Germany, the…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Locus of Control
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van de Werfhorst, Herman G. – International Review of Education, 2014
Changing labour markets, increased calls for selection and excellence, and increased diversity and individualisation have repercussions on how educational systems can prepare youth for work, optimise knowledge production, achieve equality of opportunity, and socialise students into active civic engagement. This paper discusses four central tasks…
Descriptors: Social Change, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship
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Elfert, Maren – International Review of Education, 2013
Created in 1945 as a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was given, among other mandates, the task of reconstructing education systems devastated during the Second World War. UNESCO, in turn, and after some debate about an engagement in Germany, founded the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Organizations, War, Social Systems
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Duarte, Joana – International Review of Education, 2011
Although Germany has experienced net in-migration for the past five decades, this fact has only recently been officially acknowledged. Furthermore, Germany is marked by a general monolingual self-concept very much attached to the idea of a nation-state with one homogeneous language. However, in large urban areas of Germany about 35 per cent of the…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Bilingual Schools, Educational Attainment, Multilingualism
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de Haan, Gerhard – International Review of Education, 2010
Although Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is a matter of global importance, the requirements and needs of people differ according to their regional circumstances. (Not only) in Germany--in keeping with the increasingly international focus of "output" evaluations--one dominant educational debate has centred on effective ways of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Models, Student Evaluation
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Daun, Holger – International Review of Education, 2004
The Czech Republic, England, France, Germany and Sweden differ culturally and economically, but they commonly exhibit general trends of decentralisation in the control of educational processes and outcomes. The present contribution looks at these five European countries as the venue for case studies in educational restructuring as well as…
Descriptors: Privatization, Administrative Organization, Foreign Countries, Governance
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Bayer, Manfred; Kolbe, Manfred – International Review of Education, 1975
An empirical study on the curricular content of lectures offered to education students in the Federal Republic of Germany was designed to ascertain what knowledge and competency can be acquired by attending the available courses. In German; introduction in English. (MM)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Evaluation, Education Courses, Education Majors
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Weber, Karl; Wittpoth, Jurgen – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1999
Compares Switzerland and Germany's continuing education systems and how they have responded to national and international trends. Examines the extent of teaching and research in the field, and the economic, legal, and organizational aspects of continuing education. Considers why private providers of continuing education play a far greater role in…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Continuing Education, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries
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Luther, Klaus – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Discusses the formation of the German Parliament's Commission on Future Educational Policy and its 1990 recommendations. Describes reactions of German lawmakers and issues associated with the implementation of the commission's recommendations. Addresses problems posed by the unification of Germany and the integration of the European Community.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Planning
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Roehrs, Hermann – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Perceives vocational orientation/guidance as a school responsibility. Discusses changing work attitudes, vocational guidance as counseling for life, parents' roles, work experience for 14-16 year olds, continuity between vocational guidance and competent career choice, vocational ethics, and midcareer and retirement guidance. Cites research on…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Career Guidance, Foreign Countries
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Ugeoz, Perihan – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 1998
States that the increasingly unrestricted growth of competition places national public institutions of education under escalating pressure. Notes that creeping privatization is passing more costs of education onto the citizen. Argues that this internationally subversive process is seldom critically addressed but is instead dominated by a high-brow…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Economic Development, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries
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