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- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 11.99
A fascinating and in-depth analysis of how the independent schools sector has transformed itself in a single generation Independent schools have always attracted controversy. Many in society take issue with the high level of privilege they enjoy. Yet in recent years, what was formerly a scarcely regulated field with sharply varying standards has... more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Possibly credited to advancements in technology or learning behaviors, or a rise in focus on personal development, the education and training industry is steadily growing, creating a demand for eager entrepreneurs. Exploring varied opportunities aspiring business owners will be given business ideas, teaching and training methods, and an overview of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00
This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological divides that characterise a field that draws on many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Boarding School Syndrome is an analysis of the trauma of the 'privileged' child sent to boarding school at a young age. Innovative and challenging, Joy Schaverien offers a psychological analysis of the long-established British and colonial preparatory and public boarding school tradition. Richly illustrated with pictures and the narratives of... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; Not Available
This book deals with the relevance of recognition and validation of non-formal and informal learning education and training, the workplace and society. In an increasing number of countries, it is at the top of the policy and research agenda ranking among the possible ways to redress the glaring lack of relevant academic and vocational qualifications... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This volume provides a succinct up-to-date summary of global research on principal instructional leadership as it has evolved over the past 50 years. The book?s particular focus is on the development and use of the Principal Instructional Management Rating Scale (PIMRS). The PIMRS is the most widely used survey instrument designed for assessing instructional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In The Cost of Not Educating the World?s Poor , Lynn Ilon observes from her 30 years of travel and work in some 20 developing countries, how global instability, problems of environmental degradation, spread of global disease, migration and political instability are a cost of viewing the uneducated poor as separated from a networked of fast-growing... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 19.08
Kinder sind neugierig: Sie wollen wissen, wie die Welt funktioniert. Sie wollen mitgestalten. Wenn sie im Kita-Alltag gefordert sind, Probleme in der Gemeinschaft eigenständig zu lösen, lernen schon die Zwei- bis Sechsjährigen etwas über Partizipation und gesellschaftliches Engagement. Wie ein solcher Alltag gestaltet werden kann, beschreibt "Das... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00
?The aim of this book is to examine how technical and institutional factors affect the responsiveness of public and private organisations to a change in accreditation standards, with specific reference to the vocational educational and training (VET) sector and ethical standards. In particular, the authors analyse the Italian experience regarding a... more...