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 (kə-mē′nē-əs), John Amos Originally Jan Amos Komenský. 1592-1670.
Moravian theologian and educational reformer, noted for his pioneering textbooks and his humanist view that divine majesty is exalted and not threatened by science.


(Biography) John Amos, Czech name Jan Amos Komensky. 1592–1670, Czech educational reformer


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John Amos (Jan Amos Komenský), 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop.
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Cooperation with BSCs enriches the education of our students and highlights the themes and priorities of these companies," Jan Papula of Comenius University's Management Faculty told The Slovak Spectator.
With the seventeenth century it is stated an explicitly epistemological and socially engaged model of pedagogy, represented, especially in the North European area, where the cultural and political ideals of the Middle Ages are most observed, especially by Comenius and his collaborators, who elaborate an idea of universal education nourished by philosophical and political-religious strong ideals.
The school is currently linked with France, Poland, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and Norway in a Comenius project.
Comenius developed a curriculum for the home consisting of three areas: things young children should know, things they should be able to do, and things they should be able to say.
If Luke of Prague died largely unknown outside the Unity, John Amos Comenius (1592-1670) achieved a genuine measure of international renown, though he was fated to see the almost total destruction of this voluntary church.
The project is part of the European funded strategy, Comenius, which unites teachers and students from different countries, in order to promote cultural diversity, exchange ideas and create an international community.
The Theology of the Czech Brethren from Hus to Comenius, University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009; cloth; pp.
Euro peace event FOR five days in March our school, Ysgol Parch Thomas Ellis, Holyhead, hosted the Comenius Project for peace in Europe.
The campaign was organised by the partners and members of the EU programme Comenius Lifelong Learning ''SUPPORT: partnership and participation for a sustainable tomorrow''.
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President Gul visited the Comenius University in Bratislava on the second day of his official trip to Slovakia.