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  • Education in a Post Welfare Societyby Sally Tomlinson

    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...

  • Think Scenarios, Rethink Educationby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Education and Social Justiceby Joseph Zajda

    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...

  • 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

    This thought provoking book from a major research project looks at the roles of learners, tutors, managers and institutional leaders in Further Education Colleges, Adult and Community Learning Centres and in Work based Learning sites. more...

  • Governance and Performance of Education Systemsby Nils C. Soguel; Pierre Jaccard

    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...

  • Extending Educational Changeby Andy Hargreaves

    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...

  • The Roots of Educational Changeby Ann Lieberman

    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...

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

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    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...