Tag Archives: International education

A book with few words

Classroom portraits – Germain, Julian ISBN: 9783791347486 Publication Date: 2012 In celebration of International Education week, why not dip into this compelling book of photographs showing students in classrooms from around the world. While distinctive classroom details reveal different worlds, what is familiar … Continue reading

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International Education Week 2012

International Education Week runs from the 12th to the 16th of November and the theme for this year is ‘Use your voice’. Each day, the BBC World Class in partnership with the British Council, will be running live debates allowing schools to tell … Continue reading

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Spires inside

I mentioned spires in a previous blog from Brno in an attempt to show that libraries can inspire from the inside. What I didn’t expect to find were actual, physical spires (although they appear to be upside down)  as seen … Continue reading

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Erasmus visits can open doors

I’ll be blogging this week (23-27 April) from Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic where I’ll be attending an Erasmus International Office and Library Training week. For those who do not know about Erasmus, it is the European Union’s educational … Continue reading

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The IEE is now online and completely searchable

Back in October 2010, I attempted to get you excited about a new edition of the International Encyloclopedia of Education (IEE). Since then, I haven’t noticed a stampede in the Reference section, but I’m hoping our recent acquisition of the … Continue reading

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From the Colonial Department to the Department of Education in Tropical Areas

Just found a letter from previous Institute Director, GB Jeffery, to Professor Margaret Read, regarding the proposed name change of the Colonial Department to the Department of Tropical Education. Jeffery states “‘Tropical education’, if it means anything at all, means education … Continue reading

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The IOE’s colonial past

I recently started cataloguing the records of the Colonial Department, which include some of the oldest Institute records we hold in the archive. I won’t try to sum up the entire history of the department in this post as it … Continue reading

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Saunas and education?

Now that I’ve got your attention, this picture is a Google image and, unfortunately, not me or anyone here. The sauna with a view, however, is almost identical to the one I was in this week. After a long day … Continue reading

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Hello from Helsinki

I’m at the University of Helsinki for an International Staff Exchange week. Erasmus participants are from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, France and that’s just an A – F start!  I regret missing the IOE International and Culture week, … Continue reading

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IOE International Education and Culture Week

We hope you’ll be able to take part in some of the many activities during  International Education and Culture Week from 23 – 27 May.  As  part of the exciting, wide world of education, we have focused a library display … Continue reading

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