The Education Systems of Europe

The Education Systems of Europe

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This book is the first to present an analytical description of the education systems of all European countries, following common guidelines. These conceptual guidelines consider various criteria concerning presumptions as to the quality of a good education system. One of the book's central aims is to explore the paradoxical character of education, i.e. the relationship between universal values and the search for a national identity. It looks at the dynamics of the developments in the 'new' Eastern European countries compared to those of 'older' Western European countries. It then goes on to discover a common pattern of European education and compares it to that of education systems outside Europe, making it relevant reading to educators around the world. The handbook provides many suggestions for further study.Teachers in Georgia graduate from higher teacher education institutions like the Pedagogical University, and acquire further skills during ... The younger generation has lost interest in the teaching profession, as it is not prestigious and career and income prospects are also not good. ... From the fifth grade on, male teachers constitute a larger proportion, although they do not make up 50% of any grade.

Title:The Education Systems of Europe
Author:Wolfgang Hörner, Hans Döbert, Botho von Kopp, Wolfgang Mitter
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-05-03


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