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  • Education Reformby Stephen J. Ball

    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...

  • Improving Learning, Skills and Inclusionby Frank Coffield; Sheila Edward; Ian Finlay; Ann Hodgson; Ken Spours; Richard Steer

    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...

  • Extending Educational Changeby Andy Hargreaves

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 52.95

    This volume of the International Handbook of Educational Change deals with the idea and necessity of extending change - conceptually and in action. Extending educational change means making existing approaches to educational change work more effectively in more places, and deepening our understanding sensitivity to those whose interests are at stake.... more...

  • The Roots of Educational Changeby Ann Lieberman

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of this first volume of the International Handbook of Educational Change is to delineate the roots of a movement toward educational change that grew up in - and grew out of - the turbulent political, social, economic and cultural life of the post-World War II years. Its authors, who helped to create and shape the field, examine their work... more...

  • International Perspectives on Teachers and Lecturers in Technical and Vocational Educationby Philipp Grollmann; Felix Rauner

    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...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education Basic Education in Turkeyby OECD Publishing

    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 nation’s history. An improving economy, greater governmental continuity and a more stable social environment, coupled with the extraordinary challenge of Turkey’s candidacy for EU accession, provide an unprecedented opportunity for a new phase of education... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education South Africaby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Globalizing Education Policyby Fazal Rizvi; Bob Lingard

    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...

  • Policy-Making in Educationby Miriam Ben-Peretz

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • Leren of ontberen?by Herman G. van de Werfhorst

    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...