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  • Making Evidence Matterby Chris Brown

    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...

  • Mapping Corporate Education Reformby Wayne Au; Joseph J. Ferrare

    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...

  • Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systemsby Daniel Tröhler; Thomas Lenz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As contemporary education becomes increasingly tied to global economic power, national school systems attempting to influence one another inevitably confront significant tensions caused by differences in heritage, politics, and formal structures. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systems provides a comprehensive theoretical and empirical... more...

  • Leadership of Assessment, Inclusion, and Learningby Shelleyann Scott; Donald E. Scott; Charles F. Webber

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book provides pragmatic strategies and models for student assessment and ameliorates the heightened sense of confusion that too many educators and leaders experience around the complexities associated with assessment. In particular, it offers guidance to school and district personnel charged with fair and appropriate assessment of students who... more...

  • Education in Franceby Anne Corbett; Bob Moon

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 205.00

    In common with most industrialised countries, France has undertaken an ambitious programme of education reform over the last fifteen years. This book uses key extracts from contemporary writing to examine exactly how and why that process has happened, focusing on all stages of the education system. Sections cover the main characteristics of school... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Official Knowledgeby Michael W. Apple

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    A powerful examination of the rightist resurgence in education and the challenges it presents to concerned educators, Official Knowledge analyzes the effects of conservative beliefs and strategies on educational policy and practice. Apple looks specifically at the conservative agenda's incursion into education through the curriculum, textbook... more...

  • Education Reform in Contemporary Spainby Oliver Boyd-Barrett; Pam O'Malley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 205.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...