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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95
Bringing together twenty years of research and writing, this book provides an overview of Stephen Ball?s career and shows not only the development of his most important ideas but also the long-lasting contributions he has made to the field of educational policy analysis. This volume contains sixteen key essays divided into three sections: perspectives... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 137.00
This volume deals with Islamic conceptualization of knowledge, various types of Islamic education; and educational strategies among selected groups of Muslims in Islamized countries (Pakistan, Iran, Morocco, Senegal, and so on) as well as countries in Europe where Muslims form important minorities. The first chapter gives an overview of Islamic educational... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 121.99
Highlights the valuable role that educational policy plays in the development of education and society around the world. The role of policy in the development of education is crucial. Much rests on the decisions, support, and most of all resources that policymakers can either give or withhold in any given situation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
The study of educational leadership makes little sense unless it is in relation to who the leaders are, how they are leading, what is being led, and with what effect. Based on the premise that learning is at the heart of leadership and that leaders themselves should be learners, the Leadership for Learning series explores the connections between educational... more...
- Crossway 2006; US$ 17.99
To succeed in the world today, students need an education thatequips them to recognize current trends, to be creative andflexible to respond to changing circumstances, to demonstrate soundjudgment to work for society's good, and to gain the ability tocommunicate persuasively. This book argues for returning to theclassical liberal arts educational system... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
When it comes to religious education, many assume that only members of a religious community have an interest in the religious content of curricula. Drawing on examples from Christian, Jewish and Muslim schools across the US, this book challenges that perception by demonstrating that what happens within schools has an impact on the wider public. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95
''Educating the ''Right'' Way'' provided a detailed and systematic critical analysis of the growing power of conservative movements in educational policy and practice.. Since its publication, the worrisome trends it analyzes have worsened and have come into the very center of education in countries throughout the world. In this revised edition, noted... more...