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academic elite and the movement to reform French higher education

George Weisz

academic elite and the movement to reform French higher education

1850-1885.

by George Weisz

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Published by s.n.] in [Stony Brook, N.Y .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- France -- History.,
  • Elite (Social sciences) -- France.,
  • France -- Social conditions -- History.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 442 leaves.
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19485109M

    The French systemof higher education was fashioned during the troubled decade of the s along lines laid out during the eighteenth century, and given its final form by Napoleon I during the early years of the nineteenth Its primary purpose was the training of experts In this as in the emphasis on centralized administrative structures, the Napoleonic Université respected the traditions of. Draws lessons for American education from a reform movement in Japan known as yutori kyoiku or "relaxed education"; based on fieldwork in schools in the northeastern city of Nishiyama.

      EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA A STUDY OF CURRENT ISSUESAnna PriddyU.S. History, Blue 1 Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. An explanation of the French educational system and of projects intended to reform it. The main objective of the reform is to encourage universities to develop diversified programs and thus reduce the number of dropouts. Eighty percent of university professors see little value in the reform. (Text is in French.

      A completely oversimplified look at US vs French education systems. I’m pretty sure the US educational system is superior to the French one. This is sort of a counterintuitive idea, in part because the narrative the US school reform movement tells itself is based on the idea of OMG US education is THE WORSE EVAR that won’t let us win the future by beating the Chinamen at math. Since , according to the French higher education law, elected students must participate in the different academic boards in every university. As trustees, they must formulate opinions about the institutional policy. Moreover, they must deliberate on equal terms with teachers. According to a common discourse, this democratic activity is still considered as a nonsense because of some.


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