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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Communitarianism, as a movement, is clearly a dominant theme within New Labour's educational policy. How does this affect education and the life and work of schools? Research has shown that there is a correlation between academic achievement and the strength of community life and awareness within a school. The aim of this book, therefore, is to introduce... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00
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$ 41.00
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$ 43.00
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...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 19.95
A community of inquiry and pride in central Alabama. Creating Community explores how faculty members at Alabama State University, a historically black university in Montgomery, have been inspired by the legacy of African American culture and the civil rights movement and how they seek to interpret and extend that legacy through teaching, scholarship,... more...