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- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 31.75
The concepts for teacher training at vocational schools for commercial-technical subjects are put to the test. Although all stakeholders in this sector advocate high-quality instruction, there are different visions of adequate training. At the same time there is a lack of trainers for these commercial-technical subjects. The publication analyses the... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95
This book re-examines the arguments in favour of an evidence-informed approach to education policy; spotlights the factors that lead to a wide variety of evidence being disregarded by policy makers; and sets out why a paradigm of partnership between researchers and policy makers is required in order to improve the future for policy development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Mapping Corporate Education Reform outlines and analyzes the complex relationships between policy actors that define education reform within the current, neoliberal context. Using social network analysis and powerful data visualization tools, the authors identify the problematic roots of these relationships and describe their effects both in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95
This work discusses and analyzes New Labour's emerging policies in the area of 14+ education and training. The authors present an account of developments in the area of post-compulsory education and training in the workplace and outline the challenges to be faced in the next decade. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 20.00
In the spring of 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court declared the state's entire system of common schools to be unconstitutional-an epochal decision that will have enormous impact on the future of the commonwealth and its citizens. In the wake of that decision, educational leaders, legislators, and concerned citizens struggle to define Kentucky's educational... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Since 1988, education reform has been driven by what the author shows to be a delusion. As the pendulum swings towards a general election in 2010, this book argues that New Labour's education policies have become the single biggest obstacle to school improvement. more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 31.99
This book is based on the notion that an adequate response to globalization challenges requires a holistic approach to several different dimensions - immigration, technology, economy, and environment - as well as effective collaboration and coordination among the central domains of education: curriculum, teaching, and teacher education. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00
This volume brings together scholars working on ethnographic policy studies to debate and provisionally chart the methodological and theoretical parameters of such a project. It is divided into three sections on theory, methods, and experiences, and features field experiences and case studies. more...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 24.95
When it was first published (in 1991), Political Agenda of Education was hailed as an outstanding contribution to educational theory. This thoroughly revised edition sharpens the focus and explanatory range of the original framework. In particular, the author has incorporated the complex terrain of gender and girls` education while bringing in a more... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00
Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Estonia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy and society... more...