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  • Whose School is it Anyway?by Kathryn Riley

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    In the 1970s, two events in particular, the William Tyndale School and James Callaghan's Ruskin speech, generated extensive media coverage and political activity and became 'watersheds' along the path to political and educational reform. This has shaped the system of school and governments in the 1990s. This book revisits Tyndale and Ruskin and examines... more...

  • Reforming Educationby Benjamin Levin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Ambitious programs of education reform have been introduced by many governments around the world. Reforming Education is an important study of large-scale education reform in five different settings: England, New Zealand, the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Manitoba and the US state of Minnesota. The book looks at a variety of reforms covering:... more...

  • Education And Politics For The 1990sby Denis Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    Examines the ideological differences between the education policies of the two main political parties in the UK and discusses the emergence of these differences within the context of the 1988 Education Reform Act. It also looks at the world-wide influence of the "New Right" politics on education. more...

  • Education Policy and Contemporary Politicsby Jack Demaine

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 48.00

    Education policy is at the very top of the political agenda - the proclaimed top priority of the 'New Labour' government. Yet Labour has inherited a quasi-market education system and remains under the direction of reform during the coming year. This book examines new directions on issues of selection and educational opportunity, gender and racism and... more...

  • Learning Through Collaborative Researchby Noel F. McGinn

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book covers the seven-year project involving China, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, and the US, to show how collaborative research can help expand worldwide knowledge of education. more...

  • Visions of Jewish Educationby Seymour Fox; Israel Scheffler; Daniel Marom

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    Six leading scholars address the current myriad challenges to Jewish continuity. more...

  • Education And The Market Placeby Terence H. McLaughlin; David Bridges

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are... more...

  • Beyond Rhetoricby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 70.00

    Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and... more...

  • Co-financing Lifelong Learningby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Lifelong learning is not yet a reality for all. Economic and financial factors continue to limit opportunities in ways that are neither efficient nor equitable. Part of the problem is that our societies still have the habit of viewing learning as something for the young, something that is state supported. more...

  • Education Policy Analysis -- 2003 Editionby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00

    Improving the quality of education is a key policy objective in OECD countries. Major education reforms are underway around the world in response to demands to make lifelong learning opportunities available to all. Education Policy Analysis provides an opportunity to reflect on, and learn from, this rich international experience. more...