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- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 47.00
Provides a critical overview of education policy. This book demonstrates how a relatively decentralised education system became a system in which funding, teaching and curriculum are centrally controlled and privatisation encouraged. It examines the relationship of education policy to social class, race, gender and the economy. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00
What happens in education today will affect the lives of individuals and the health of whole communities for decades to come. Yet educational decision-making is mostly about dealing with pressing immediate issues or seeking more efficient ways of maintaining established practice, rather than about shaping the long term. How to redress the balance?... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 135.00
Explores the problematic relationship between education, social justice and the State, against the background of comparative education research. This book critiques the status quo of stratified school systems, and the unequal disctribution of cultural capital and value added schooling. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 51.00
Builds upon Stephen J Ball's previous work in the field of education policy analysis. This book aims to show that the reforms taking place in the UK are both a form of cultural and social engineering and an attempt to recreate a fantasy education based upon myths of national identity, consensus and glory. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 52.95
Deals with the idea and necessity of extending educational change - conceptually and in action. This volume (part of 4 volumes) is the second section in the "International Handbook of Educational Change". It is a collection of the important ideas and evidence of educational change. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 49.95
Part of the "International Handbook of Educational Change", this volume deals with issues, such as educational innovation, reform, restructuring, culture-building, inspection, school-review, and change management. It is useful for school leaders, system administration, teacher leaders, consultants, facilitators, and educational researchers. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 149.00
Education has increasingly become the focus of public discourse and policy, with its methods, resources and achievements widely debated. As a result, educational systems are now more than ever faced with the challenge of improving their performance and of proving that suitable measures are being taken to guarantee greater efficiency regarding equity.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
How can opportunities for teaching and learning be improved to ensure that many more people participate, gain qualifications and obtain decent jobs? Will government policies enable us to achieve these goals? What new ideas do we need to ensure a more inclusive, equitable and efficient learning system? These are some of the main concerns which underlie... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
This book provides insight into the history and current status of teaching in technical and vocational education across a broad range of countries. It contains studies of the profiles of teachers and lecturers and their educational practices in: Germany, Brazil, Denmark, China, France, Japan, Norway, Turkey, the UK and the USA. All chapters follow... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 42.00
This review of education policies in Turkey takes place at a critical point in the nations history. An improving economy, greater governmental continuity and a more stable social environment, coupled with the extraordinary challenge of Turkeys candidacy for EU accession, provide an unprecedented opportunity for a new phase of education... more...