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Georg Kerschensteiner

His Thought and its Relevance Today, 1st Edition

By Diane Simons


158 pages

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This book, first published in 1966, is an introduction to the life and work of Georg Kerschensteiner, the pioneer of the modern German system of vocational education, a system which is largely responsible for Germany’s remarkable industrial recovery and advancement after the Second World War. This title will be of interest to students of education and history.

Table of Contents

1. Early Life 2. Director of Education 3. Education and Citizenship 4. Character Training 5. The Organization of the Schools 6. The Realisation of His Plans 7. The Modern German Vocational Schools 8. Further Technical Education in Modern Germany 9. Into the Future; Notes; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Education 1800-1926

This set of 14 volumes, originally published between 1932 and 1995, amalgamates several topics on the history of education between the years 1800 and 1926, including women and education, education and the working-class, and the history of universities in the United Kingdom. This set also includes titles that focus on key figures in education, such as Samuel Wilderspin, Georg Kerschensteiner and Edward Thring. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and will be of particular interest to students of history, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.

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