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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 195.00
The East Asian miracle, or its supposed demise, is always news. The Four Tiger economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea have experienced some of the fastest rates of economic growth ever achieved. This book provides the first detailed analysis of the development of education and training systems in Asia, and the relationship with... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2006; US$ 34.95
This book challenges people to re-think the role of schools in a global knowledge society. It reflects on the new standards required for young people to be successful in the Knowledge Era. For educators, parents, politicians and business people this book transcends current education practices that were largely established a century ago. It identifies... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 30.00
This volume documents the processes used, and institutions created, to bring computers and connectivity into schools, as a means of enhancing the use and integration of ICTs in teaching and learning. A range of project, administrative, and cultural settings are explored as are a wide variety of technical solutions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book, the first of its kind to treat Uganda, provides a historical analysis of the role of student voices in the development of Uganda's higher education. It not only chronicles incidents of student protests, but also explores and analyses their trigger points as well as the strategies employed by the university, the government, and the students... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 59.95
Compares and contrasts two strands of bilingualism in China, one for minority nationality groups, the other for majority. This volume examines the history, policy, philosophy, politics, provision and practice in bilingual, trilingual or multilingual education involving Mandarin Chinese, English, and minority languages. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 95.00
Tensions between Muslim communities and state institutions are endemic in many parts of the world. For decades successive colonial and independent governments in the Philippines have deployed educational policy as a tool to mitigate one such conflict between Muslims and Christians, a conflict which has claimed more than 100,000 lives since the 1970's.... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 34.95
In this new collection of essays, David Loader addresses a range of contemporary issues in education, and encourages critical dialogue about prevailing educational cultures. These ?jousts?, as he calls them, are challenges to the status quo, written to encourage verbal repartee, argument and counter-argument. Dipping into Jousting for the New Generation... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
In the late 1990s, the Korea Ministry of Education and Human Resources, in response to concern over the relatively low standing of the nations universities and researchers, launched the Brain Korea 21 program BK21). BK21 seeks to make Korean research universities globally competitive and to produce more high-quality researchers in Korea. It provides... more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
The leadership of Qatar has a social and political vision that calls for improving the country's post-secondary education system. Qatar's Supreme Education Council asked RAND to conduct a one-year study to assess whether the current post-secondary education opportunities in Qatar are aligned with the nation's social and economic goals,... more...