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Welfare Reform on the Web (August 1999): Education - Overseas

DEVELOPMENT OF GIFTED EDUCATION IN HONG KONG

D.W. Chan
Gifted Education International, vol.13, 1998, p.150-158

To meet the special educational needs of gifted and talented children, diversified provision is now made or planned in school-based enrichment activities, special schools with a more challenging curriculum and university summer schools.

THE LAW 'ON HIGHER AND POST-UNIVERSITY PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION' OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: A NEW SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE

M.A. Hennessey-Gopaul
European Journal for Education Law and Policy, vol.2, 1998, p.41-52

This law has provided a new framework for higher education in the Russian Federation. Article focuses on a description and analysis of the system which has been defined by the law, and points out areas of success and areas for further consideration.

LEGAL INFLUENCES ON LOCAL EDUCATION POWERS IN THE NETHERLANDS: A EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION

F. Goudappel
European Journal for Education Law and Policy, vol.2, 1998, p.25-30

One of the most striking recent developments in education in the Netherlands is the shift of powers from the national level to the local level for several education policy fields, most notably for policies aimed at reducing social and educational disadvantage and those aimed at the integration of non-nationals into Dutch Society. Article discusses the influence of European and international law on these Dutch developments.

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