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  • The University of Hong Kongby Bernard Mellor

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1981; US$ 38.00

    The University of Hong Kong is one of Hong Kong’s largest single community enterprises. First incorporated as a self-governing body of scholars by the University Ordinance of 1911 its first faculties were formed from the Hong Kong College of Medicine founded in 1887. The growth and development of the University to its present internationally-recognized... more...

  • The Power of Positionby Timothy Weston

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 68.95

    Throughout the twentieth century, Beijing University (or Beida) has been at the center of China's greatest political and cultural upheavals?from the May Fourth Movement of 1919 to the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s to the tragic events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Why this should be?how Beida's historical importance has come to transcend that of... more...

  • Bilingual Education in Chinaby Anwei Feng

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 59.95

    Compares and contrasts two strands of bilingualism in China, one for minority nationality groups, the other for majority. This volume examines the history, policy, philosophy, politics, provision and practice in bilingual, trilingual or multilingual education involving Mandarin Chinese, English, and minority languages. more...

  • Values Education and Lifelong Learningby David N. Aspin; Judith D. Chapman

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    The aim of this book is to provide an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concern for the nature, theory and practices of the ideas of values education and lifelong learning. Each chapter in this book is written in an accessible style by an international expert in the field. Authors tackle the task... more...

  • Brain Korea 21 Phase IIby Somi Seong; Steven W. Popper; Charles A. Goldman

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    In the late 1990s, the Korea Ministry of Education and Human Resources, in response to concern over the relatively low standing of the nation’s universities and researchers, launched the Brain Korea 21 program BK21). BK21 seeks to make Korean research universities globally competitive and to produce more high-quality researchers in Korea. It provides... more...

  • Post-Secondary Education in Qatarby Cathleen Stasz; Eric R. Eide; Francisco Martorell

    RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95

    The leadership of Qatar has a social and political vision that calls for improving the country's post-secondary education system. Qatar's Supreme Education Council asked RAND to conduct a one-year study to assess whether the current post-secondary education opportunities in Qatar are aligned with the nation's social and economic goals,... more...

  • Citizenship Curriculum in Asia and the Pacificby David L. Grossman; Wing On Lee; Kerry J. Kennedy

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    Based on case studies of 11 societies in the worlda (TM)s most dynamic region, this book signals a new direction of study at the intersection of citizenship education and the curriculum. Following their successful volume, Citizenship Education in Asia and the Pacific: Concepts and Issues (published as No. 14 in this series), the editors, widely regarded... more...

  • Educating in the Artsby Lindy Joubert

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Written by leaders in a wide range of creative fields and from all corners of the Asian region, this collection of essays presents arts and education programs which reflect traditional and contemporary practices. The volume brings together researchers, practitioners, educators, children and young people with shared interests in the arts and activities... more...

  • The History of Modern Japanese Educationby Benjamin Duke

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    The History of Modern Japanese Education is the first account in English of the construction of a national school system in Japan, as outlined in the 1872 document, the Gakusei. Divided into three parts tracing decades of change, the book begins by exploring the feudal background for the Gakusei during the Tokugawa era which produced the initial leaders... more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools? The China Reportby Yong Zhao; Ruhui Ni; Wei Qiu

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The China Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the United... more...