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  • 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

    This book provides an overview of some critical issues in educational policy and explores the key global drivers of policy change in education, suggesting that they do not operate in the same way on all nation-states, and have differential impact. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Place- and Community-Based Education in Schoolsby Gregory A. Smith; David Sobel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Place- and community-based education†? an approach to teaching and learning that starts with the local†? addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community. It offers a way to extend young people?s attention beyond the classroom to the world... more...

  • The School-to-Work Movementby WILLIAM STULL; NICHOLAS SANDERS

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 122.00

    The School-to-Work movement came together as a major national force for educational reform in the late 1980s and reached its peak in 1994 with the passage of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act. Throughout the 1990s, the movement had a substantial record of creativity and accomplishment. Among other things, it hastened the spread of career development... 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...