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- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 12.27
Im Jahr 2000 ereilte Deutschland der berühmt-berüchtigte PISA-Schock. Doch schon zuvor und auch danach haben internationale Vergleichsstudien den Deutschen bescheinigt, dass sie keine guten Schulen hätten. Die Folge war, dass in keinem Land der Welt so viel über Erziehung und Bildung geredet wurde wie in Deutschland, in keinem anderen sich aber auch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while struggling with issues of marginality, otherness,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
This complex case study of an urban American high school offers an in-depth look at race, socioeconomic status, and interpersonal relationships. Unique in its use of historical, quantitative, and qualitative data, as well as theory, it will serve as an excellent source linking theory and practice in both education and sociology courses. more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 36.34
Namibia gehört heute zu den beliebtesten Fernreisezielen der Deutschen - vielleicht auch deshalb, weil es einst als "Deutsch-Südwestafrika" Kolonie war. Die Erfahrung von Tourismus und Globalisierung rückte in den vergangenen Jahren den europäischen Kolonialismus, der auch die deutsche Geschichte weit stärker als gemeinhin angenommen prägte,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
By and large, the debate about the merits of including higher education services within free trade policies has occurred outside of the United States, even though the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative has specifically included higher education services in its March 2003 negotiating offer to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Today's schools are subject to increasing demand and constraint; their work is more complex and fast changing than ever before; politicians and press demand quick fixes. This book paints the picture of a new integrity for our schools as they face a challenging future. Themes addressed include: * schools as places of learning and integrity * the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95
Jessup's widely acclaimed book provides explanations of the many facets of National Vocational Qualifications: who they are for, why they have been developed, how they work, and the benefits they confer. The author explains how NVQs relate to a wide range of issues in education and training. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95
There was once agreement that education was too important to be left to politicians; now the view is that education is too important to be left to teachers. Whereas the curriculum and syllabus were previously the concern of the professionals, the government now distrusts these professionals. This has resulted in the Secretary for State assuming massive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters, the authors look at critical issues shaping schools today, with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book takes a close look at places of learning located outside of schools, yet deeply concerned with the experience of the learning self. It explores what it might mean to think of pedagogy not in relation to knowledge as a "thing made," but to knowledge in the making. more...