A General View of the History and Organisation of Public Education in the German Empire (Google eBook)

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A. Asher, 1904 - Education - 182 pages
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Page 122 - Schools to the other higher educational establishments there is no opposition of interests and no other competition than this, that each of them and every member of them for his own part should do full justice to the claims of life and science, mindful of the words of Goethe: 'Neither be like to the other; but each be like to the higher.
Page 55 - ... the full or nine-year secondary schools. The leaving examination is conducted by written papers and orally. The written examination comprises for all the schools a German essay and the working of four mathematical questions pertaining to different branches of the subject. In respect to other subjects, the matter of the written examination is determined by the kind of institution, but in every case it is based upon the work of the upper division of the school, comprising upper second and lower...
Page 7 - ... form the real permanent teaching staff of the university, and, as a rule, they alone have the right of vote in matters pertaining to university self-government. The extraordinary professors are salaried or unsalaried. The position of the former is essentially the same as of ordinary professors. They are appointed permanently at a fixed salary, and are employed partly to complete the instruction in the chief branches of study, partly to represent those subjects for which as yet no ordinary professorship...
Page 56 - Cicero (eg in Verrem IV or V, pro Plancio, pro Sestio, all with omissions, pro Murena), selections from Cicero's philosophical and rhetorical writings, also from his letters; Tacitus' Germania (at least till Chapt.
Page 108 - The Elementary teachers receive their professional education in preparatory institutions and Seminaries. In some States there are only Seminaries without separate Preparatory Schools.
Page 5 - ... proper for the succession. The Ordinary Professors are appointed by the reigning Sovereign on a motion of the Ministry, who as a rule take into consideration the proposals of the Faculty. They form the real permanent teaching staff of the University and, as a rule, they alone have the right to vote as occasion presents itself. From their midst also proceeds the Representative whom, according to the current constitutional regulations, the Universities delegate to the Diet of the State. QUALIFICATIONS...
Page 56 - English piece of work, and namely in one of these two languages an essay, in the other a translation from German; and the treatment of a question in physics or in chemistry. The oral examination comprises for all the schools, Christian religious teaching, history, mathematics, and further : a) for the...
Page 52 - ... extending of the education of girls in the Elementary Schools to include domestic subjects is obligatory in several federal States. In some cases a few evening or Sunday hours every week are devoted to it. SECTION 3: SECONDARY SCHOOLS. The name of "Higher Educational Institutions" (Higher not High) is, in Prussia, bestowed on those schools that form the connecting link between the Elementary Schools on the one hand and the Universities on the other. In the Southern German States these institutions...
Page 10 - ... is the initial stage of professorship, and successful privat-docents are in due time appointed professors. They draw college fees in the same way as professors, and their lectures are counted in the ordinary way for students who attend them. Lectors were originally teachers of modern languages, but in more recent times their functions have frequently assumed a more scientific form, so that they are employed to complete the instruction of the respective ordinary professors. They are appointed...
Page 177 - ... subjects of the Realschule is added as a special subject Rural Economy, to which from four to six hours weekly are devoted. Natural Science occupies a comparatively important position — from eight to ten hours weekly. This restricts the teaching in other subjects in the Realschule such as German, foreign languages, history, geography, and mathematics. Among the ordinary teachers there is at least one who has passed the State examination for teachers of Agriculture in Agricultural Schools and...

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