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  • School Boards in the Governance Processby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book analyses local school district governance in a comparative, cross-cultural perspective based on national studies of local school boards in the Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The overarching research question explored by the national studies contained in this volume is: How are transnational influences of standardization... more...

  • Beyond the Comparativeby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    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

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 149.00

    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...

  • Measuring Quality of Undergraduate Education in Japanby

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book explores how the global trend of quality assurance in higher education is related to the boom of measuring learning outcomes in Japan. It also presents a comparative study in higher education policy between Japan and the US, examining how both countries have reacted to the demands of globalization. This comparative view will help readers... more...

  • Korean Education in Changing Economic and Demographic Contextsby

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 129.00

    This comprehensive survey of the changing nature of Korean education covers the current state of education, reforms in a changing Korean and world economy, demographic changes and educational challenges including migrant groups, rising divorce rates and more. more...

  • Educational Policy Innovationsby

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents how high performing education systems over the world are constantly innovating their educational policies to nurture their citizens for the challenges of the future economy and the anticipation of the unknown. This volume includes a state-of-the-art review of the literature in this field, several commissioned focal chapters focusing... more...

  • School Leadership in the Context of Standards-Based Reformby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Standards-based assessments of educational institutions have long been excoriated by academics and practitioners, who assume the pervasiveness of US and UK models. This valuable contribution to the literature explodes this myth and reveals their heterogeneity. more...

  • Educators of the Mediterranean? ?Up Close and Personalby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    ?A score of prominent educators from South Europe and the Middle East and North Africa region speak about their upbringing, their educational and professional journeys, their academic achievements, and their struggles in order to enhance democracy, justice and equity in their countries and across the Mediterranean. The interviews in this volume shed... more...

  • Kulturvergleich in der qualitativen Forschungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.95

    Das thematische Zentrum dieses Bandes bilden Studien der Bildungsforschung, die eine kulturvergleichende Perspektive einnehmen. Der Blick über nationale und kulturelle Grenzen hinaus, erlaubt es, die Beschränkungen des Eigenen zu irritieren, stellt die sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung jedoch zugleich vor spezifische methodische und methodologische... more...

  • Higher Education in Saudi Arabiaby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the Higher Education system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and details the vision, strategies and policy imperatives for the future development of Saudi universities. It provides both internal and external perspectives on all issues. more...