Die vorliegende Studie ist ein Beitrag des Eurydice-Netzes zur Diskussion über Schulversagen und Schulabbruch, die im Rahmen der Politik der Europäischen Kommission für die allgemeine und berufliche Bildung geführt wird. In allen Bildungssystemen wird auf die eine oder andere Weise der Lernfortschritt der Schüler im Laufe des Jahres beurteilt und es werden verschiedene [...]
Education for all in a global era? The social justice of Australian secondary school education in a risk society.
The article examines the importance of effective secondary education for all children as Australian society embraces globalization. In a global era, where societal development will rely on the knowledge and skills of the workforce, an effective education will become even more important for socio-economic engagement and equality. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are the [...]
The report from 2006 follows the observation that the full benefits of investments in information technology, infrastructure and training in schools in Europe has not reached its full potential. While the use of new technologies is gnerally proven to be beneeficial in pedagogical terms and in terms of learning outcome, teachers and students are not fully capable of using [...]
The quality of education and training is considered in all Member States to be a concern of the highest political priority. High levels of knowledge, competencies and skills are considered to be the very basic conditions for active citizenship, employment and social cohesion. Lifelong learning is an important means of shaping one's future on a professional and personal level, [...]
Different articles on model projects (funded by the EU) dealing with the implementation of new technologies in school learning environments, including a report on an eighteen months survey of ICT use in primary schools in Europe (STEPS), etwinning portal, distributed cognitive learning systems. The date is 2008/09.
Der höhere Sekundarbereich ist für viele die letzte Phase schulischer Bildung vor dem Eintritt in die weiterführende Bildung oder Arbeitswelt. Insofern nimmt dieser Bereich eine Schlüsselstellung in der Vorbereitung auf das Leben ein. Im Jahr 2001 führte die OECD eine Vergleichsstudie zur formalen Sekundarbildung an Schulen durch, um die Voraussetzungen zu prüfen, die jungen [...]
This report summarizes the provision of primary education in 18 countries as it was examined through a thematic study commissioned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) in England. It includes a summary of trends emerging from this study concerning the following issues: control of and responsibility for primary education; structure and organisation; curriculum: [...]
What are the fundamental dimensions to the role of school leader within a European context? This is the central question posed in this article by Professor John West-Burnham. The concept of leadership in education, the author argues, goes beyond bureaucratic purposes of management, the idea being a common European dimension grounded in cultural and intellectual heritage. This [...]
For more than a decade, the United States has participated actively in international projects that are designed to provide key information about the performance of the American education system compared to other countries. These projects include the Indicators of National Education Systems (INES) at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the [...]
This study deals with one of the priority areas of the 'Education and Training 2020' process and is linked to the 2020 benchmark on basic skills which also includes skills in science. The study attempts to provide a mapping of the policies and strategies in place across Europe to improve and foster science teaching and learning in education systems today. It examines [...]
In recent years, initiatives on the part of several international organisations and research institutions have sought to encourage the idea of citizenship education and research into related issues, as well as teaching in this field. ... [At EU level] social inclusion and active citizenship are important policy objectives central to the Lisbon process. In this context, the [...]
The term 'private education' is often used to express the opposite of ' state education'. Yet in Europe it assumes a very wide range of practical forms. In order that this sector of education systems might become better known, Eurydice published in 1992 a descriptive study of its differing status and patterns of organization in each of the 12 countries of the European [...]
This survey, which focuses on the different modes of integration of immigrant pupils adopted in European education systems, is made up of six chapters. Chapter 1 begins with an overview of integration policies and cooperation as outlined in recent legislation and decisions reached at EU level, before going on to consider the important work undertaken in this field also by the [...]
In dieser Kurzexpertise wird - neben einer kurz gefassten "Bestandsaufnahme" der derzeitigen Ineffizienzen der österreichischen Schulgovernance - eine Modellversion für eine Schulgovernance neu erstellt. Dabei handelt es sich um ein Modell, das versucht die aus der nationalen und internationalen Forschung bekannten Informationen zu verdichten und so ein idealtypisches [...]