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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95
There was once agreement that education was too important to be left to politicians; now the view is that education is too important to be left to teachers. Whereas the curriculum and syllabus were previously the concern of the professionals, the government now distrusts these professionals. This has resulted in the Secretary for State assuming massive... 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00
What happens in education today will affect the lives of individuals and the health of whole communities for decades to come. Yet educational decision-making is mostly about dealing with pressing immediate issues or seeking more efficient ways of maintaining established practice, rather than about shaping the long term. How to redress the balance?... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 52.95
Deals with the idea and necessity of extending educational change - conceptually and in action. This volume (part of 4 volumes) is the second section in the "International Handbook of Educational Change". It is a collection of the important ideas and evidence of educational change. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 49.95
Part of the "International Handbook of Educational Change", this volume deals with issues, such as educational innovation, reform, restructuring, culture-building, inspection, school-review, and change management. It is useful for school leaders, system administration, teacher leaders, consultants, facilitators, and educational researchers. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
We are at a seminal transition point for many institutions. The dinosaurs took millennia to disappear or transform. We should not expect the period of transformation for universities to take that long. And, as with some dinosaurs, we should expect that some will survive relatively unchanged. But for most, in a world made global by the electronic network,... more...
- Policy Press 2011; US$ 38.95
This topical book argues that a new paradigm is emerging in education, in relation to the economic crisis. It is part of a more general trend to organisational democracy and the onus for change rests with teachers, heads, parents, community members, educational sponsors and partners. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State , Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political interests of dominant groups. The general term he uses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Governments around the world are trying to come to terms with new technologies, new social movements and a changing global economy. As a result, educational policy finds itself at the centre of a major political struggle between those who see it only for its instrumental outcomes and those who see its potential for human emancipation. This book is... more...