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  • Community Schools in Africaby

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 99.00

    Draws on Save the Children's experience with community-based schooling in four countries: Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, and Uganda. This book fills a big gap in the education literature and is particularly timely, given the emphasis on decentralization and community involvement in education. more...

  • The Power of Positionby Timothy Weston

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 68.95

    Throughout the twentieth century, Beijing University (or Beida) has been at the center of China's greatest political and cultural upheavals?from the May Fourth Movement of 1919 to the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s to the tragic events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Why this should be?how Beida's historical importance has come to transcend that of... more...

  • Schooling for the Knowledge Eraby David Warner

    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...

  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa - Volume 3by Tina James

    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...

  • Bilingual Education in Chinaby Anwei Feng

    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...

  • Islamic Identity, Postcoloniality, and Educational Policyby Jeffrey Ayala Milligan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Going to School in Sub-Saharan Africaby Jim Nesin Omatseye; Bridget Olirejere Omatseye

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 65.00

    This volume examines schooling history and practices in Sub-Saharan Africa, for countries such as Angola, the Ivory Coast, Nigeria, and South Africa. more...

  • Jousting for the New Generationby David Loader

    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...

  • Brain Korea 21 Phase IIby Somi Seong; Steven W. Popper; Charles A. Goldman

    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 nation’s 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...

  • Post-Secondary Education in Qatarby Cathleen Stasz; Eric R. Eide; Francisco Martorell

    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...