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Czech educational reformer (1592-1670)

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It is in this sense that we seek, in a historiographical exercise, reconstruct a history of the subjects who are considered teachers before Comenius and helped to build a cultural and social context in which he was inserted.
Johann Comenius was a Czech educator who was one of the first individuals to advocate and stress the importance of pre-birth care and early education for the young.
Teachers from five Comenius partner schools attended Academy 360 earlier this month for the inaugural meeting.
Atwood confounds this received wisdom and normative history by re-orienting the history of the Church before the 'Hidden Seed' and the Zinzendorf period, so that the Brethren between Hus and Comenius can be interpreted as a church in its own right, rather than as a predecessor to the Moravian Church of the eighteenth century.
Addressing the academicians and students of Comenius University, Gul talked about Turkey's foreign policy and its relations with the EU.
The Comenius program focuses on the first phase of education, from pre-school and primary to secondary schools and involves all relevant members of the education community including pupils, teachers, local authorities, parents' associations, non-government organizations, teacher training institutes and universities.
I am very glad that despite for all the ethos and emotional character of the text Stropnickys's performance is sober and free of the exaggerated pathos that one often alas hears in actors reading Comenius.
The deals cover the Institute of Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy (at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) in Sofia; the Lithuanian Energy Institute in Kaunas; and the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.
John Amos Comenius (Jan Amos Komensky), born in 1592 at Uhersky Brod in eastern Moravia in the Kingdom of Bohemia, was the youngest of five children born to Anna and Martin Komensky, people of modest means and members of the Unity of the Brethren.
Education has been asked to play an important role in the making of the Europe of the future - and the Comenius programme is part of that process.
Pavel Floss analyzes the works of the great Bohemian educator Comenius and finds traces of Platonic influence, a few of them from the Florentines but most of them from Nicholas of Cusa and Tommaso Campanella.
Although Grain begins with the New England Primer, first published about 1690, she quickly moves backward in time in order to compare it with its post-Reformation predecessor, Orbis Sensualism Pictus, or The Visible World, by Johann Amos Comenius (1592-1670), the first picture book for children.
He became a lecturer at the Comenius Faculty of Protestant Theology in Prague.
Hartlib probably knew of Comenius well before they began a regular correspondence in 1632.
Comenius advocated instruction in one's native tongue rather than Latin, which was in widespread use throughout Europe at the time.