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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 49.99
The effects of globalization have long been dealt with in terms of economic and technological consequences, but what about the influence on education? Though still not a precise concept, what we understand as 'globalization' is bringing forth numerous and profound changes in the economic, cultural, and political life of nations. With increased opportunities... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99
The authors call on the need to combine education with capitalism. Drawing on insights and findings from history, psychology, sociology, political science, and economics, they show how, if our schools were moved from the public sector to the private sector, they could once again do a superior job providing K12 education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This book demonstrates how a professional learning community can increase teacher growth and student achievement. The authors provide detailed examples along with innovation maps to help school leaders implement the eight key elements of an effective PLC. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
We live in a society with ever-changing needs and expectations. Education practitioners and policy makers need therefore to face the challenges of new economic, social and technological conditions in their work. There is a global concern to develop forms of education and training which are open to the demands of needs of learners, and which are accessible... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 35.99
The book discusses the notion of knowledge cultures in relation to claims for the new economy and the 'communicative turn', as well as cultural economy and the politics of postmodernity. It focuses on national policy constructions of the knowledge economy, 'fast knowledge' and the role of the so-called 'new pedagogy' and social learning under these... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 14.38
Practise for your exams on the genuine exam papers from the Scottish Qualifications Authority. Plus for the first time?each book?includes?extra revision guidance, making them an essential purchase for any student. - Discover how to get your best grade with answers checked by senior examiners. - Prepare for your exams with study skills guidance sections.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This volume gathers a cast of eminent scholars for a critical and comparitive analysis of how neoliberal education policies have functioned in a range of countries in different stages of economic development. Treating case studies from Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East, the volume shows how globalization operates differently in different... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 82.95
This text focuses on the political context of lifelong learning. It addresses the background, European and policy elements of lifelong learning, as well as providing a detailed consideration of the linkage of educational and political issues in this subject. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Education and National Development: A Comparative Perspective discusses the correlation between education and national development. The book is comprised of nine chapters that cover several concerns regarding the subject matter, such as the theoretical underpinning, dimensions, policies, and practice. The first chapter discusses the origins of modern... more...