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  • 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...

  • Political Agenda of Educationby Krishan Kumar

    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...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education: Estonia 2001by OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education: Latvia 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 71.00

    Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Latvia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education and Science has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy... more...

  • Not For Profitby Martha C. C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    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...