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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.50
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 TrustWest. Diploma Matters helps school... more...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 15.16
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...
- 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...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.15
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 127.37
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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
What is the best education for exceptionally able and high-achieving youngsters? Can the United States strengthen its future intellectual leadership, economic vitality, and scientific prowess without sacrificing equal opportunity? There are no easy answers but, as Chester Finn and Jessica Hockett show, for more than 100,000 students each year, the... more...