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Special Issue Romania

General Editor: Jan De Groof

CONTENTS

  • INTRODUCTION; Rolf Ekéus 
  • UNIVERSITIES, MULTI-CULTURALISM AND DEMOCRACY; George Schöpflin 
  • LEARNING INTEGRATION: MINORITIES AND HIGHER EDUCATION; Walter Kemp 
  • INTREGRATING DIVERSITY: IN EVERYBODY’S INTEREST;  Max van der Stoel 
  • MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN ROMANIA; Andrei Marga 
  • PERCEPTIONS OF MULTICULTURALISM; István Horváth 
  • HIGHER EDUCATION AND LINGUISTIC MINORITIES: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE; Jean-Michel Beillard 
  • MINORITY EDUCATION RIGHTS IN EUROPE; John Packer 
  • EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINORITIES IN EDUCATION IN THE NEW EUROPE; Jan De Groof, Gracienne Lauwers 


Towards a Quasi Market? Issues of Governance, Management, and Accountability in Education

General Editor: Jan De Groof
Special editor: Daniele Vidoni

CONTENTS

  • Foreword; Angelo Paletta
  • What does school autonomy mean in practice? Charles L. Glenn
  • The subsidiarity principle in multi-level control within educational systems; Jaap Scheerens
  • Accountability, evaluation and improvement of schools in England: What does inspection contribute?; Peter Matthews
  • Accountability through external exams and the management of educational institutions; Ludger Wößmann
  • Performance measurement for the strategic management of educational activities; Angelo Paletta
  • Why should teachers want school accountability? Lessons from a comparative approach to the subject; Daniele Vidoni
  • New prospects in research on school effectiveness and quality; Enrico Gori
  • Accreditation and evaluation: toward a new synthesis?; Antonio Matacena, Vincenzo Bencivenga, Isabella Boselli

Legitimation and Stability of Political Systems; The Contribution of National Narratives

Special editor: Ingo Richter

CONTENTS

  • Introduction; Ingo Richter
  • Writing the Past: an examination of history and national narratives in the Republic of Yemen’s textbooks; Elizabeth L. Young
  • Dilemmas of moving from the divided past to envisaged united future: Rewriting the history books in the North cyprus; Dilek Latif
  • Post-war reconciliation through joint textbook revision: The cases of franco-german and polish-german history books; Leopold von Carlowitz
  • Politics, memory and historical conciousness in Japan; Sven Saaler
  • Responding to the thin veneers of controversial issues: The promises and challenges of curriculum implementation in post-communist schools; Thomas Misco
  • History education and democracy in post-apartheid South Africa; Gail Weldon
  • Education and national narratives: changing representations of the armenian genocide in history textbooks in Turkey; Jennifer M. Dixon
  • Narrating the trauma of political violence: Strategies of forgetting in Italian history education; Andrea Hajek
  • “History and hysteria”: Peru´s Truth and Reconciliation commission and conflict in the national curriculum; Julia Paulson

Dignity in Education

 

CONTENTS

  • Universitas and Humanitas: A Plea for Greater Awareness of Current Challenges; Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade
  • Providing a safe educational environment; a scan of the legal situation in the Netherlands; Pieter W.A. Huisman
  • The protection of children from violence in schools in Ireland; Oliver Mahon B.L.
  • Violence in Education - Country Report Austria; Florian Lehne
  • Education for Multiculturalism in a Deeply Divided Society between Peace and Conflict: The Israeli Case; Majid Al-Haj
  • A Country Report on Violence in Education: South Africa; Georgia A. du Plessis

South African Education after Twenty Years of Democracy

Jan de Groof and Georgia du Plessis (eds.)

CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Quality and Equality in South African Education after 20 Years; Francois Venter
  • Some thoughts on equality and equal educational opportunities in South Africa now and in the future; Johan Beckmann
  • An Update on Religious Freedom in the United States; Charles J. Russo, M.Div., J.D., Ed.D.
  • Inclusivity: Applications of dignity, equality and freedom; Annamagriet de Wet and Willie van Vollenhoven
  • Fisher v. Texas: Pedagogical Concerns, Diversity, and Grutter re-examined; Laverne Lewis Gaskins
  • Democracy and justiciability of the Right to Education – The Brazilian experience; Nina Ranieri
  • Rights and Realities in Australian and New Zealand Education: ‘regular and systematic and not unsuitable’?; Sally Varnham
  • Student and School Rights: An Uneasy Balance in the U.S. 126; Ralph D. Mawdsley
  • The development of the best-interests-of-the-child concept by the South African constitutional court – implications for school discipline; Mariette Reyneke
  • Secularism as a closed world structure and its effect on religion related school choice; Georgia Alida du Plessis