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- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 41.00
Educational Partnerships and the State is a compelling collection of essays by an international group of scholars that provides a critical exploration of the role of partnerships in contemporary educational reform. Their focus is on the expanding role that collaboration between the public and private sector has come to play in the governing of schools,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 30.00
If it takes a village to raise a child, Anne Wescott Dodd and Jean L.Konzal feel that it takes a community to make a school. They present a democratic vision of the public school where everyone plays a part in shaping our children, and consequently, our future. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 36.00
Government forces mean the notion of a 'community' school has become less defined by decisions on core curriculum. This collection explores the extent to which collective notions of school-community relations have prevented citizens from speaking openly about the tensions created where schools are imagined as communities. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 41.00
Advocates have positioned service-learning as a real-world, real-time opportunity for students to encounter academic knowledge in a meaningful and relevant manner. Service-learning in higher education settings offers a powerful alternative to traditional models of teaching and learning. Students are encouraged to develop links to local institutions,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00
Contends that genuine engagement, with the community and with civil society, can be uncertain and risky, but that it plays an essential role in managing higher education institutions. This book provides key reading for people interested in equity and diversity in higher education, including those studying aspects of higher education management. more...
- ASCD 2008; US$ 21.95
The past president of the National Urban League explores how to involve parents, media, civic organizations, businesses, and other community partners in successful efforts to inspire and award academic achievement in even the most challenged school districts. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 79.99
Mit den Veränderungen des Klimas, dem Rückgang der Artenvielfalt und dem Schwinden der Vorräte fossiler Energieträger sieht sich die Menschheit vor hochkomplexe Herausforderungen gestellt. Für eine angemessene Reaktion ist nicht nur ein erhebliches Sachwissen erforderlich, sondern auch die Fähigkeit, dies mit Blick auf die Erfordernisse einer nachhaltigen... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 46.00
Ideal for teachers, psychologists and lecturers wishing to implement a practical, whole-school training program to help practitioners nurture children's emotional development. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Considering the presence and influence of educated women of letters in Spain and New Spain, and drawing from a wide variety of sources, this study looks at the life and work of early modern women who advocated by word or example for the education of women. The subjects of the book include not only such familiar figures as Sor Juana and Santa Teresa... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 13.99
How to Walk to School is the story of motivated parents galvanizing and then organizing an entire community to take a leap of faith, transforming a challenged urban school into one of Chicago's best, virtually overnight. The fate of public education is not beyond our control. In How to Walk to School , Susan Kurland, an entrepreneurial principal,... more...