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- Australian Council for Educational Research 2000; US$ 14.95
This guide provides policy makers with research-based information about international achievement studies. Good decision-making at all levels of an education system is facilitated by easily accessible, relevant, and reliable information. Many indicators provide useful input to educational decision-making; but the most important indicators are... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1999; US$ 17.99
Thomas Merton was recognized as one of those rare Western minds that are entirely at home with the Zen experience. In this collection, he discusses diverse religious concepts-early monasticism, Russian Orthodox spirituality, the Shakers, and Zen Buddhism-with characteristic Western directness. Merton not only studied these religions from the outside... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
What sense do children and young people make of history? How do they cope with competing historical accounts in textbooks? How do they think historical or archaeological claims are supported or rejected? And whatever students think about history, how do their teachers see history education? The contributors to this fourth volume of the International... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
Many adults in OECD countries have low language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. The consequences of these low foundation skills span the economic, health and social well-being of individuals, families and communities. Investment in this sector of adult education is therefore crucial. This study looks specifically inside the programmes for adult... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 175.00
The World Yearbook of Education 2010: Education and the Arab 'World': Political Projects, Struggles, and Geometries of Power opens up discussions about improving the relationship between the Arab World and the West, beyond the divide of most current approaches. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
This report presents the first internationally comparable results to OECD's 2003 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Survey of the educational performance of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science in 25 OECD countries. This year, the concentration was on mathematics. Beyond the examination of the relative standing... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 39.00
PISA 2003 Assessment Framework Mathematics, Reading, Science and Problem Solving Knowledge and Skills presents the conceptual underpinnings of PISA 2003 assessments. Within each assessment area, the volume defines the content students need to acquire, the processes they need to perform, and contexts in which knowledge and skills are applied. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
The report links the results from the OECD PISA 2000 survey to qualitative evidence on important public policy measures in six countries that performed well in PISA. These measures included strategies for educational reform and innovation; issues of governance and resource allocation; national approaches to standard-setting, assessment and system monitoring;... more...