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  • International Handbook of Migration, Minorities and Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 349.00

    This book offers scholarly contributions that enlarge and enhance knowledge in the field of migrant and minority education, with a special emphasis on the meaning of culture and social learning for educational processes. more...

  • The Changing Faces of Irelandby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99

    Before the economic boom of the 1990s, Ireland was known as a nation of emigrants. The past fifteen years, however, have seen the transformation of Ireland from a country of net emigration to one of net immigration, on a scale and at a pace unprecedented in comparative context. As a result, Irish society has become more diverse in terms of nationality,... more...

  • Positioning Technology Education in the Curriculumby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    The position of technology education in the school curriculum is a topic of continuous discussions. This book offers a number of research-based contributions to that discussion. A number of aspects have been identified that are related to the way technology education can be embedded in the curriculum: The historical development of the subject, its... more...

  • Decolonizing Philosophies of Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Philosophy of education basically deals with learning issues that attempt to explain or answer what we describe as the major questions of its domains, i.e., what education is needed, why such education, and how would societies undertake and achieve such learning possibilities. In different temporal and spatial intersections of people?s lives, the design... more...

  • Integration and Inequality in Educational Institutionsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    Addressing questions at the core of education research, this book examines ways in which the institutional embeddedness and the social and ethnic composition of primary and secondary level students affect performance, skill formation, and behavioral outcomes. more...

  • Indigenous Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Education is an essential pathway to bridging the divide in educational attainment between Indigenous and non- Indigenous students. In the Australian policy contexts, Indigenous Education has been informed by a large number of reviews, reports and an extensive list of projects aimed at improving educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait... more...

  • Education, Dominance and Identityby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    This volume is a collection of research cases illustrating the interrelationships among education, dominance and identity in historical- and contemporary contexts. The cases reflect particular ways in which local-, group, and indigenous identities have been affected by a dominant discourse, how education can support or undermine identity, and how languages... more...

  • Minority Languages and Multilingual Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    ?This book presents research on the situation minority language schoolchildren face when they need to learn languages of international communication, in particular English. The book takes minority languages as a starting point and it bridges local and global perspectives in the analysis of multilingual education contexts. It examines the interaction... more...

  • Private Tutoring Across the Mediterraneanby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Private tutoring?supplementary, out-of-school instruction offered at a fee to individuals or groups?represents a substantial household expenditure, even in systems that claim to have free public education. It plays out across, alongside, and even within some school systems. Emerging as a ?shadow education?, private tutoring now operates as a system... more...

  • The Roeper Schoolby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    How can we design schools that energetically promote intellectual development while also attending to the social, emotional, and ethical growth of students? In today?s frenzied climate of accountability driven school reform it is difficult to establish anything more than achievement of superficial knowledge and skill. Fortunately, there is a vibrant... more...