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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Over the last two decades, large-scale national, or provincial, standardised testing has become prominent in the schools of many countries around the globe. National Testing in Schools: An Australian Assessment draws on research to consider the nature of national testing and its multiple effects, including: media responses and constructions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In the World Library of Educationalists , international experts compile career long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces of work ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95
This Reader brings together selected papers from leading scholars to address the most significant recent development in educational policy and politics: the impact of globalisation. The papers discuss, document and analyse evidence of globalisation?s effects on the new direction of education policies and practices, and in the production of globalised... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Rizvi and Lingard's account of the global politics of education is thoughtful, complex and compelling. It is the first really comprehensive discussion and analysis of global trends in education policy, their effects - structural and individual - and resistance to them. In the enormous body of writing on globalisation this book stands out and will... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 36.31
Drawing on one of the largest studies of primary and secondary classrooms ever undertaken in Australia, the authors explain how teachers and schools can refocus on the classroom strategies that make a real difference to learning outcomes. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
* How can we understand and theorise school leadership?. * How can school leadership work towards enhancing student learning?. * What are the constraints and possibilities for school leadership at the beginning of a new century?. This new title is relevant to anyone concerned with improving schooling and enhancing the professional practices of educators.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Exploring current approaches to addressing boys' education in schools, this book highlights the limitations of structural reform initiatives and the failure to address the impact of socioeconomic status, race, sexuality, disability and hegemonic masculinity on both boys' and girls' participation in schooling. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Governments around the world are trying to come to terms with new technologies, new social movements and a changing global economy. As a result, educational policy finds itself at the centre of a major political struggle between those who see it only for its instrumental outcomes and those who see its potential for human emancipation. This book is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00
Globalizing Educational Accountabilities analyzes the influence that international and national testing and accountability regimes have on educational policy reform efforts in schooling systems around the world. Tracing the evolution of those regimes, with an emphasis on the OECD?s PISA, it reveals the multiple effects of policy as numbers in countries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Is there an ?ideal? primary school curriculum? Who should decide what the curriculum is? Should teachers have autonomy over how they teach? The curriculum is the heart of what teachers teach and learners learn: effective teaching is only possible with an effective curriculum. Yet in spite of its importance, there has been a crisis in curriculum... more...