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WENR, January/February 2004: Czech Republic

  Legislative Framework In 1992 the Czech and Slovak Federation was dissolved and each republic became independent. In both republics the same higher education reform was passed in 1991. The new law abolished central planning by the ministries and re-established


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WENR, September/October 2003:The Bologna Process: As Seen From the Outside

By Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   A cross the Atlantic, unbeknownst to many Americans, higher education in Europe is undergoing a profound transformation. More and more countries are uprooting their traditional


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India: The Private Sector Emerges in Higher Education

by Sonja Bhan WES Group Manager VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   T he system of higher education in India is one of the largest in the world. In just four years, the number of universities


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Implementation of the Bologna Declaration: The Czech Republic and Hungary

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON BOLOGNA PROCESS   Until 1989, when the communist Eastern Bloc collapsed, the educational systems in former Czechoslovakia and Hungary were based largely on the Soviet model of higher education. Following independence,


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Implementation of the Bologna Declaration: The Netherlands and Greece

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON BOLOGNA PROCESS   I n the past three issues of WENR we’ve presented four countries that are in the process of implementing significant educational reforms in line with the Bologna Declaration,


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Implementation of the Bologna Declaration Part III: Italy

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON BOLOGNA PROCESS   U ntil quite recently, the Italian university system remained rigidly centralized. During the 1960s and 1970s, increased demand for university degrees brought about the massification of higher education


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eWENR, March/April 2001: The Bologna Process

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, eWENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON BOLOGNA PROCESS   A Europe of Knowledge is now widely recognized as an irreplaceable factor for social and human growth and as an indispensable component to consolidate and enrich the European


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eWENR, March/April 2001: Implementation of the Bologna Declaration

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, eWENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON BOLOGNA PROCESS   G erman unification in 1990 ushered in an educational reform program aimed largely at superimposing the West German system of higher education over the eastern system. Some of


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Bologna Declaration Addresses Higher Education in European Union

Research   VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON BOLOGNA PROCESS   Bologna Declaration Addresses Higher Education in European Union by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR O n June 18-19, 1999, representatives from 29 countries convened in Bologna to hammer out an agreement aimed


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