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Individual institutions; Asia, Africa and Oceana

  • Social Science Learning in Schoolsby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 30.00

    This book is a first of its kind that locates the teaching and learning of social science within the larger perspective of education and its aims. It presents major debates and critical perspectives on social science pedagogy, curriculum design, and textbook writing. It emphasizes the need to bring the teaching of social science into the realm of pedagogical... more...

  • Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schoolsby Olatunde A. Adekola

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools is a synthesis of the findings arising from four years of policy research and development in Nigeria's primary schools that focused on the gap between what teachers should know and be able to do, and the realities of teaching and learning in classrooms. It begins by critically examining the outcomes... 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...

  • Education and Training for Development in East Asiaby David Ashton; Francis Green; Donna James; Johnny Sung

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Values Education and Lifelong Learningby David N. Aspin; Judith D. Chapman

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.73

    The aim of this book is to provide an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concern for the nature, theory and practices of the ideas of values education and lifelong learning. Each chapter in this book is written in an accessible style by an international expert in the field. Authors tackle the task... more...

  • Developing the Workforce, Shaping the Futureby Sajitha Bashir

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    With challenges similar to those faced by a number of low income countries, Madagascar faces critical policy choices with respect to post-basic education. Enrolment ratios in senior secondary education and tertiary education are 10 percent and 3 percent, respectively, among the lowest in the world. Critical skill shortages and pervasive inequities... more...

  • China?s Christian Collegesby Daniel Bays; Ellen Widmer

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 25.95

    A new generation of China scholars offers a fresh look at the unusual cross-cultural territory constituted by China's missionary-established Christian colleges before 1950 in this fascinating work. more...

  • Higher Education Management and Operational Researchby Gary Bell; Jon Warwick; Peter Galbraith

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 37.01

    Higher Education in the UK operates in a rapidly changing and highly complex environment. Universities need to adapt quickly to this environment and managers must begin to explore ?new angles? and approaches in addressing the challenges they are now facing. This book offers a tool box of metaphors and associative Operational Research (OR) approaches.... more...

  • Higher Education in Asia/Pacificby Terance W. Bigalke; Deane E. Neubauer

    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...

  • Whose Education For All?by Birgit Brock-Utne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 145.00

    Since 1990, when the phrase "education for all" was first coined at the World Bank conference in Jomtien, Thailand, a battle has raged over its meaning and its impact on education in Africa. In this thought-provoking new volume, Dr. Brock-Utne argues that "education for all" really means "Western primary schooling for some, and none for others." Her... more...