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  • Two Way Aboriginal Schoolingby Stephen Harris

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1990; US$ 17.50

    Since the late 1970s, many Aboriginal communities have been moving towards control of their children?s education. Different models of bicultural or ?two way? schooling are emerging, in which Aboriginal language and culture are taught as legitimate ends in themselves, not merely as a means to more effective learning of English. Stephen Harris explores... more...

  • The Quest for Russia's Soulby Perry L. Glanzer

    Baylor University Press 2002; US$ 39.95

    This account of the CoMission--a group of 83 Christian organizations formed to instruct Russian public school teachers in how to teach Christian ethics--provides unique insights both into postcommunist Russia and Western evangelical movements. Interviews with over 100 people intimately involved in Russian education, politics, and evangelism make the... more...

  • Schooling, the Puritan Imperative, and the Molding of An American National Identityby Douglas McKnight

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 105.00

    Present-day America is perceived by many as immersed in a moral crisis, with national identity fractured and uncertainty and anxiety about the future. Public schools in this country are, historically and still today, the major institution charged with preserving and teaching the symbols of national identity and a morality that is the concrete expression... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Tertiary Education Mexicoby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00

    In many OECD countries, tertiary education systems have experienced rapid growth over the last decade. With tertiary education increasingly seen as a fundamental pillar for economic growth, these systems must now address the pressures of a globalising economy and labour market. Within governance frameworks that encourage institutions, individually... more...

  • Bildung, Erziehung und Religion in Europaby Heike Lindner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    Since 11th September 2001, religious formation and education have again been up for discussion. The challenges of contemporary society not only demand enlightenment in religious matters, but also require education in practical tolerance for dialogue to take place between religions, without suspending the issue of truth. In a critical evaluation of... more...

  • Values Education and Quality Teachingby Terry Lovat; Ron Toomey

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Reports on the results of two of the major projects in the Australian Government's Values Education Program, that point to the fact that Values Education can no longer be seen as marginal to the main role of teaching and schooling nor as a venture merely for religious schooling. more...

  • Moral Education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 4)by Norman J. Bull

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    A companion volume to Moral Judgement from Childhood to Adolescence specially written for teachers and students of education. This volume includes analysis of the broad stages in the developmental pattern; of the key variables that must shape it, and of their function in moral judgement; and of the principles that must lie behind a moral education... more...

  • A Blueprint for Promoting Academic and Social Competence in After-School Programsby Thomas P. Gullotta; Martin Bloom; Christianne F. Gullotta; Jennifer C. Messina

    Springer 2010; US$ 69.99

    School activities alone are not always sufficient to ensure children's academic progress or socio-emotional development and well-being. And the time when many children typically have the least adult supervision - immediately after school - is also the time that they are at the highest risk to act as perpetrators or become victims of antisocial... more...

  • Indigenous Education and the Adventure of Insightby Neil Harrison

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2004; US$ 55.00

    Indigenous Education and the Adventure of Insight draws upon extensive ethnographic data to critically analyse the diversity of theories and practice which have been develops over the last thirty years or so in Indigenous education. The author simultaneously analyses his own experiences in Indigenous education over the last 25 years to produce a personal... more...

  • Teaching with Reverenceby A. G. Rud; Jim Garrison

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Reverence is a forgotten virtue in teaching and learning. When taken in a broader spiritual sense, it is often associated with a mute and prim solemnity. The essays gathered here examine reverence as a way to understand some of the spiritual dimensions of classroom teaching. more...