Educational Change and Social Transformation: Teachers, Schools, and Universities in Eastern Germany

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Provides an account of the nature and extent of changes in East Germany's economy and political system and their impact on aspects of education including governance, curriculum, structure, and teaching. Subjects include curriculum reform, the democratization of schools, and the politics of higher education. Contains a glossary of German terms and diagrams of East and West German school systems. Of interest to educational practitioners, policy makers, and researchers, as well as students of recent history. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
An Historical Perspective
8
The Dynamics of Curriculum Reform in Brandenburg
22
Teachers and the Democratization of Schools
37
Macro Politics and Micro Adaptations
58
The Politics of Higher Education
90
Educational Change and Social Transformation
104
Appendix Glossary of German Terms
115
Diagrams of the East and West German School Systems
119
References
121
Index
129
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