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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.
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(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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A total of 160 applicants from 35 countries will attend the courses held at Comenius University in Bratislava between August 4 and 24.The summer school is popular mostly among foreign students of Slovak or other Slavic languages, translators, culture workers, interpreters, teachers and foreign language lectors, as well as the descendants of Slovak expats living abroad."Most of you are students, but some of you are also Slovak language teachers and lectors from abroad, and we respect that by spreading the Slovak language and culture, you contribute to mutual understanding and communication among people of various nationalities and nations," said Zuzana Kovaiova, pro-rector for education, at the ceremonial opening, as quoted in a press release.
(4) Institute of Medical Physics, Biophysics, Informatics and Telemedicine, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
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[...] 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 project was planned and on the theme of 'Happiness' the teams will compile a movie over the space of the next year that will be edited and shown as part of the final Comenius visit to Barcelona.
The school is currently linked with France, Poland, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and Norway in a Comenius project.
The early writings and teachings of Comenius, Locke and Rousseau set the stage for discourse and theories on how to best raise and educate young children.
This was precisely Comenius's own promising educational beginning, but he eventually lost his wife, child, position, and hope of a stable life in the cauldron of the Thirty Years' War, finding refuge in exile in Poland's Leszno community until its destruction n 1656.
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.
Atwood, Craig D., 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.