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  • Governance, Management, and Accountability in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 14.99

    Increasingly the role of management and governance is recognized as important for providing and delivering effective services at all levels of education. In view of the growing demand for more and better services at secondary education levels, these are crucial issues that must be addressed urgently. Sub-Saharan Africa’s secondary education and... more...

  • Higher Education in Francophone Africaby Pierre Antoine Gioan

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    For more than a decade, higher education and research in the French-speaking countries of Africa has been in a state of severe crisis, stemming from an increasing disparity between available resources and the requirements vital to providing high-quality education. This paper seeks to: 1) highlight the factors which have led to the development of this... more...

  • Higher Education in Koreaby Namgi Park; John Weidman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 180.00

    This definitive collection takes an in-depth look at the higher education system in Korea. The editors and contributors present a fundamentally Korean view of the important issues for the Korean higher education system. In systematic, well written essays, they construct theoretical perspectives to analyze the development of the higher education system... more...

  • The History of Modern Japanese Educationby Benjamin Duke

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    The History of Modern Japanese Education is the first account in English of the construction of a national school system in Japan, as outlined in the 1872 document, the Gakusei. Divided into three parts tracing decades of change, the book begins by exploring the feudal background for the Gakusei during the Tokugawa era which produced the initial leaders... more...

  • Indian Higher Educationby Pawan Agarwal

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    India is in the throes of great developments in the field of higher education. This book identifies the needs and gaps in this sector and provides suggestions for improvement based on the lessons learnt from the experiences of other countries. It facilitates a clear and holistic understanding of the sector’s complex nature and breaks several myths... 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...

  • International Comparisons of China?s Technical and Vocational Education and Training Systemby Zhenyi Guo; Stephen Lamb

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00

    Using Yunnan Province as a subject, this case study is a closely argued analysis of the operation of TVET in China. The authors use international criteria in a searching assessment of performance, at the same time documenting areas of strength and weakness. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • The Japanese High Schoolby Shoko Yoneyama

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    For large numbers of school students in Japan school has become a battle field. Recent violent events in schools, together with increasing drop-out rates and bullying are undermining stereotypes about the effectiveness of the Japanese education system. This incisive and original book looks at Japanese high school from a student perspective and contextualises... 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...