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  • 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 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...

  • Education Policyby Les Bell; Howard Stevenson

    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...

  • Global Trends in Educational Policyby David P. Baker; Alex Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 103.00

    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...

  • The Politics of Structural Education Reformby Keith A. Nitta

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Education policymaking is traditionally seen as a domestic political process. The job of deciding where students will be educated, what they will be taught, who will teach them, and how it will be paid for clearly rests with some mix of district, state, and national policymakers. This book seeks to show how global trends have produced similar changes... more...

  • Fundamental Changeby Michael Fullan

    Springer 2007; US$ 49.95

    Divided into three categories: those dealing with macro educational change at the societal level; those relating to large scale initiatives based on reform strategies; and, those pertaining to fundamental transformations of professional development strategies, the chapters in this book attempt to push forward on the agenda of fundamental change. more...

  • The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Education Policy and Politicsby Bob Lingard; Jenny Ozga

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95

    This Reader brings together selected papers from leading scholars to address the most significant recent development in educational policy and politics: the impact of globalisation.  The papers discuss, document and analyse evidence of globalisation?s effects on the new direction of education policies and practices, and in the production of globalised... more...

  • Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Societyby Heinz-Dieter Meyer; William Lowe Boyd

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 105.00

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or juxtapositions of "market versus government" or "individualism... more...

  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by Jörn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The 18th century was also known as the Pedagogical Century. In 1774, Dessau saw philanthropists founding the first reformed school dedicated to the principles of the Enlightenment. The philanthropists revolutionised teaching by designing a child-centred learning strategy. They no longer wished to impart the learning of scholars but to provide practical... more...