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  • Rediscovering Apprenticeshipby Felix Rauner; Erica Smith

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 142.89

    Around the world, vocational education programs have seen a renewed interest in apprenticeships. This volume discusses that interest and analyzes from various perspectives the steps towards the implementation of innovative apprenticeship programs. more...

  • Changing Schools in an Era of Globalizationby John Chi-Kin Lee; Brian J. Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses education within the context of globalization and examines... more...

  • Diploma Mattersby Linda Murray

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96

    In our current education system too many high school students wind up with too few choices. Students are locked into what is decided for them by a broken system. Too often, they are handed a diploma that holds an empty promise. This practical field book is filled with effective tools from The Education Trust–West. Diploma Matters helps school... more...

  • The Myths of Standardized Testsby Phillip Harris; Bruce M. Smith; Joan Harris; Larry Barber; Gerald W. Bracey; Tom O'Brien; Ken Jones; Gail Marshall; Susan Ohanian; Stanley Pogrow; W James Popham

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 42.99

    Much of the common knowledge about standardized tests is simply wrong, and these misunderstandings have led to the distortion of the education of children and the judgments made about them. The Myths of Standardized Tests debunks these assumptions, proposing better ways to judge the success of our schools and offering readers suggestions for ways they... more...

  • Vorbereitung auf die Welt der Arbeit in Japanby Matthias Pilz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 34.16

    Japan ist eine führende Industrienation und verfügt über hochqualifizierte Beschäftigte. In diesem Kontext stellt sich die Frage, wie das japanische Bildungssystem die Jugendlichen auf die Welt der Arbeit und die Anforderungen des Beschäftigungssystems vorbereitet. Vor dem Hintergrund einer im internationalen Kontext relativ geringen Jugendarbeitslosigkeit... more...

  • Passing the Numeracy Skills Testby Mr Mark Patmore

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 17.95

    All trainee teachers hoping to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) need to pass a computerised numeracy skills test. The test is designed to ensure they have a sound grasp of numeracy skills such as mental arithmetic and interpreting statistics, and can apply these in their work. This book outlines the test requirements and explains the essential... more...

  • Learning Storiesby Margaret Carr; Wendy Lee

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 37.00

    This text shows how learning stories can help create learner identities and affect education, pedagogy and learning. more...

  • Beyond the Comparativeby John C. Weidman; W. James Jacob

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 38.47

    We are pleased to introduce this inaugural volume in the PSCIE Series?Beyond the Comparative: Advancing Theory and Its Application to Practice?which expands on the life work of University of Pittsburgh Professor Rolland G. Paulston (1929-2006). Recognized as a stalwart in the field of comparative and international education, Paulston?s most widely... more...

  • Globalisation, Policy and Comparative Researchby Joseph Zajda; Val Rust

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 131.90

    This book examines the interplay between comparative education discourses, globalisation, and education. It illustrates how the relationship between the State and education policy affects current models and trends in education reforms and schooling globally. more...

  • The Audacity to Teach!by II Jacob Easley

    UPA 2012; US$ 30.99

    This book is developed from a study of an inner city, urban elementary school that has undergone serial comprehensive school reforms. This book is intended for a fuller understanding of school improvement and effectiveness, providing commonsense recommendations for the future direction of American education that aim to promote student success. more...