Knowledge, Skills and Competence in the European Labour Market

Description For the free movement of labour across the European Union, establishing transparency and comparability of qualifications across member states is vital. This book examines how qualifications, knowledge, skills and competences are understood in different national contexts and trans-nationally and reveals a complex picture of differences and similarities both within and between countries. Against the…


Teaching and Learning the European Union: Traditional and Innovative Methods

Book Description Publication Date: October 17, 2013 | ISBN-10: 9400770421 | ISBN-13: 978-9400770423 | Edition: 2014 This volume examines the EU’s changing educational context and its challenges. Based on an extensive survey of more than 2000 European Studies courses in 30 European countries, it maps and analyses the features of teaching methodologies as they emerge from both disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary…

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Non-University Higher Education in Europe

Book Description Publication Date: June 10, 2008 This book represents the first-of-its-kind comprehensive discussion of the non-university higher education sector in Europe. Higher education throughout the world is facing rapid change. Despite the enormous attention devoted to that reality, this volume fills an important void. It describes and offers critical comparisons between the systems in 10…


Modeling School Leadership across Europe: in Search of New Frontiers

Book Description Publication Date: October 11, 2013 | ISBN-10: 9400772890 | ISBN-13: 978-9400772892 | Edition: 2014 This book deals with effective school leadership and its essential role in improving the efficiency and equity of schooling. It provides school leaders with instruments and processes to examine the big picture of leadership as the key intermediary between the classroom, the individual school and its…


Education and Training in Europe

Book Description Publication Date: July 12, 2007 | ISBN-10: 0199210977 | ISBN-13: 978-0199210978 While Europe is certainly one of the richest and most educated areas of the world, some of the challenges faced by the old continent are staggering: low economic growth, structural difficulties in the labour market, and increasing international competition. Politicians and policymakers may advocate different means of…