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  • The Integration of Moral Literacy Content and Process in Teachingby Paul Begley

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is the culmination of a research and development project which has spanned three years and involved scholars of educational leadership from four countries. During 2005-2006, the Willower Center for Study of Leadership and Ethics, A University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Program Center based at the Pennsylvania State University,... 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 Netherlands 2007; US$ 49.95

    ANDY HARGREAVES Department of Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction Lynch School of Education, Boston College, MA, U.S.A. ANN LIEBERMAN Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, U.S.A. MICHAEL FULLAN Ontario Institute for Studies Education, University of Toronto, Canada DAVID HOPKINS Department for Education and Slalls,... more...

  • Governance and Performance of Education Systemsby Nils C. Soguel; Pierre Jaccard

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.00

    Education has increasingly become the focus of public discourse and policy, with its methods, resources and achievements widely debated. As a result, educational systems are now more than ever faced with the challenge of improving their performance and of proving that suitable measures are being taken to guarantee greater efficiency regarding equity.... more...

  • Handbook of Education Politics and Policyby Bruce S. Cooper; James G. Cibulka; Lance D. Fusarelli

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    Written by a mix of established and rising stars in school politics, policy, law, finance, and reform this comprehensive Handbook provides a three part framework that helps organize this relatively new and loosely organized field of study.á A central theme running through the book is how to harness politics to school equity and improvement. Key... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education - Dominican Republicby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00

    Gives a brief overview of regional issues and the history of education in the Dominican Republic and describes the development of education in the country over the past 15 years. It presents an analysis of the education system, identifying key directions for the reinforcement of the reforms in light of the challenges encountered by officials, communities,... 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.á 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$ 54.95

    *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...

  • Ageing and Careersby Beatrice van der Heijden; RenÚ Schalk; Marc J.P.M. van Veldhoven

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book introduces a collection of papers about ‘ageing and careers’ that contributes to the literature on two career-related topics, i.e. long-term career development and early retirement more...

  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by J÷rn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.43

    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... more...