National Education in Europe; Being an Account of the Organization, Administration, Instruction and Statistics of Public Schools of Different Grades in the Principal States Volume 3

National Education in Europe; Being an Account of the Organization, Administration, Instruction and Statistics of Public Schools of Different Grades in the Principal States Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...the director of studies, the two permanent examiners attached to the school, and the four examiners for admission. There are twenty-four gratuitous places for pupils whose families are in needy circumstances; of these, twelve are at the disposal of the minister of war, eight of the minister of commerce, and four of the minister of marine. These bursaries may tie halved. N o pupil who is lower than two-thirds from the head of the list, in the order of merit at admission, is eligible to a bursary or half bursary. Besides the students thus regularly entering the school, a certain number of youths are permitted to attend the lectures, (auditeurs libres.) The majority of these are foreigners. The highest executive authority in matters of instruction, is the director of studies. This office was created in 1804, previous to which time the council of instruction had discharged its duties. The director of studies oversee-rs the details of instruction, being immediately responsible to the commandant of the school. He is appointed by the king, on the joint nomination of the council of instruction of the school and of the academy of sciences, and is a member of all boards convened in relation to its afihirs. A council, termed the council of instruction (conseil ll' instruction) and composed of the two commandants, the director of studies, the professors of the school, one master, appointed annually by the teachers from among their number, and the librarian, who acts as secretary, meets once a month for the discussion of business relating to instruction. VVhen changes are required in the courses or in the examinations, they are discussed in this council and referred to a second, which may be considered as the chief legislative body, in regard to...show more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 962g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236838718
  • 9781236838711