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- Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 49.95
Knowing Our Place examines the way in which children view their world. It poses questions of citizenship and how children come to a sense of belonging in their community of nation, family, classroom and school. The book describes and analyses the responses of more than 400 children to a series of open-ended questions. While the fundamental aim of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
This is a dedicated issue of Chinese authors.The six papers here cover new initiatives/reforms in China and are presented by staff based either at Beijing Normal University or Hong Kong Institute of Education (with one joint author from Queensland University of Technology, Australia) more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99
Expanded access to and improved quality of secondary education in Sub-Saharan Africa are key ingredients for economic growth in the region. This Secondary Education in Africa (SEIA) synthesis report makes this point by bringing together a significant volume of analytical work sponsored by the World Bank and by many African and international partners.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
Evidence of gender inequity and inequality in terms of access, retention and performance in secondary education in Sub-Saharan Africa raises many questions. While transition rates from primary to secondary are higher for girls than boys, and the repetition rates are lower, girls still significantly trail behind boys in terms of secondary GER. This... more...
- SAGE India 2003; US$ 75.95
The University Grants Commission, which began functioning under an executive order in 1953, enters its Golden Jubilee year on 28 December 2003. From the time the UGC was set up, there has been an exponential growth in the number of higher academic institutions which today employ more than 400,000 teachers with a student body in excess of 9 million.... more...
- University Press of America 2009; US$ 32.99
This book investigates the impact of culture-based learning among secondary school children in India and reflects that students have the potential to adapt and develop their learning styles according to society, family, religion, and cultural demands. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 90.00
Expansion and privatization have created new concerns over the quality of education throughout the Asia/Pacific region. This volume provides a framework to examine these challenges in the region and beyond. more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99
Higher education, and in particular technical education, is critical to Indias aspirations of becoming a major competitive player in the global knowledge economy. The technical education system is huge and complex, and reforms are imperative. Countrywide policies continue to identify Good Governance as key to the success of reforms and investments... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This volume sets out in the wider context of globalization to critically examine how selected countries / societies in Asia have responded to the growing pressures of globalization for improving university performance in the global market place. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 38.00
In this volume, dedicated to the memory of Hong Kong University students, faculty and members of the Court who lost their lives as a result of hostilities in the Far East during 1941-1945, we ask what happened to the University during those years of Japanese occupation when there was only the shell of a campus left standing on Pokfulam Road. more...