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- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 269.00
This book provides an insight into the history and current professional situation as well as the practice of vocational teaching across a number of selected countries. As often occurs in comparative studies, there is no ultimate wisdom behind the selection of countries, but we hope that we have achieved the gathering of a critical mass of countries,... 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00
This review provides an overview of regional issues and the history of education in South Africa and describes the development of education in the country over the past 15 years. It presents an analysis of the education system, identifying key directions for the reinforcement of the reforms in light of the challenges encountered by officials,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Rizvi and Lingard's account of the global politics of education is thoughtful, complex and compelling. It is the first really comprehensive discussion and analysis of global trends in education policy, their effects - structural and individual - and resistance to them. In the enormous body of writing on globalisation this book stands out and will... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 34.99
This book is based on the notion that an adequate response to globalization challenges requires a holistic approach to several different dimensions - immigration, technology, economy, and environment - as well as effective collaboration and coordination among the central domains of education: curriculum, teaching, and teacher education. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00
Onderwijsinstitutionele kenmerken zoals de selectie van leerlingen in verschillende stromen, de leeftijd waarop dit gebeurt en de beroepsoriŽntatie van leerlingen variŽren sterk tussen landen. Er is vanuit de vergelijkende stratificatieliteratuur al veel bekend over de invloed van deze kenmerken op onderwijsongelijkheid en op de invloed van het onderwijs... more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 24.95
When it was first published (in 1991), Political Agenda of Education was hailed as an outstanding contribution to educational theory. This thoroughly revised edition sharpens the focus and explanatory range of the original framework. In particular, the author has incorporated the complex terrain of gender and girls` education while bringing in a more... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 96.00
Premier scholars in the School-to-Work movement assess its successes and failures and gauge its prospects for the future. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95 US$ 18.36
In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have rightly been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00
Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Estonia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy and society... more...