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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Science and technology (S&T) are of vital importance to every country, large or small, in developing a knowledge-based economy. The success of S&T in leading countries is derived from science policies that encourage long-sighted programmes and are closely linked to pro-active budgetary controls. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
The transition from school to work: a European perspective In general, a person?s employment and educational biographies do not always run smoothly and in only one direction. Interruptions often occur, or the individual may begin to move in different or new directions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
Although there has been a great deal of rhetoric about learner empowerment in educational and community development circles, this book is the first to offer detailed examples of successful participatory practices in adult education spanning a wide range of program settings, such as schools, institutions, communities, and the workplace. The editors... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00
This volume brings together scholars working on ethnographic policy studies to debate and provisionally chart the methodological and theoretical parameters of such a project. It is divided into three sections on theory, methods, and experiences, and features field experiences and case studies. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 28.99
Educating Deaf Students: From Research to Practice considers what is known, what isn't known, and what should be known about the education of deaf students. Using a research-based approach, the authors evaluate the educational and research literatures with an eye toward systematic inquiry and generality of findings. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book is the seventh in a series of extended features that focus specifically upon the Vocational Education and Training (VET) needs of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). It also includes a number of articles that consider pertinent aspects of Entrepreneurship Education and its impact upon graduate entrepreneurs. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...