By R. Poignant
In 1965 Mr. Raymond Poignant released a comparative learn, entitled "Education within the universal marketplace Countries", of the organi sation and kingdom of improvement of schooling within the six international locations of the group and in 3 industrialised nations: the us, the uk and the USSR. Mr. Poignant, at the present Director of the foreign Institute for tutorial making plans (UNESCO), compiled the fabric for this examine while he used to be Chairman of a committee organize by way of the EEC Institute for collage experiences. considering that then it has turn into a reference paintings for all those that desire to less than stand the similarities and the range of our academic structures; it's been translated into German and English. within the preface to the 1st variation we expressed the want that this paintings of comparative research could be pursued and stored updated. This want is fulfilled within the paintings we're now introducing, and which was once undertaken by means of Mr. Poignant pursuant to an contract among the eu Cultural origin and the overseas Institute for academic making plans. it may be emphasized that this isn't easily a revised variation of the former paintings. The scope of the publication has been enlarged, and Japan and Sweden at the moment are integrated within the checklist of nations tested; extra over the point of view is different.