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- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99
The essays in this collection address the relation between education and politics in new ways. Rather than understanding education simply as the object of political decision-making, or as preparation for politics, the authors of this volume see education as implicated in social conflicts and in the political processes that produce and change social... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 102.00
This report evaluates the education reform agenda of Kazakhstan - its feasibility and focus - by taking stock of present-day strengths and weaknesses of the secondary education system. The report also provides guidance on adjusting the reform implementation plans in line with international experiences and best practices regarding educational change,... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00
The correspondence in this volume shows England becoming interested in Pestalozzi?s method, thus opening the way to his reception in the U.S. and in Japan. At the same time, Pestalozzi came under increasing pressure from the Restoration during the 1820s. After Metternich?s institution of press censorship for immigrants, Pestalozzi left... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 18.86
The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system – good, bad, and ugly Chinese students' consistently stunning performance on the international PISA exams— where they outscore students of all other nations in math, reading, and science—have positioned China as a world education leader. American educators and pundits... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Since 1988, education reform has been driven by what the author shows to be a delusion. As the pendulum swings towards a general election in 2010, this book argues that New Labour's education policies have become the single biggest obstacle to school improvement. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Education, Culture and Politics in West Germany focuses on the educational system of West Germany in the post-war period. This book is divided into nine chapters that specifically tackle the economic recovery, social development, and political system of West Germany. After briefly dealing with the creation of cultural federalism in West Germany, this... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 20.00
In the spring of 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court declared the state's entire system of common schools to be unconstitutional-an epochal decision that will have enormous impact on the future of the commonwealth and its citizens. In the wake of that decision, educational leaders, legislators, and concerned citizens struggle to define Kentucky's educational... more...
- SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99
"The focus of this book is on the secondary school history curriculum in Chile from colonial times to the present. By way of background, attention is paid to the development of the history curriculum in the three countries which have most influenced educational developments in Chile, namely, England, the United States of America and Spain. The academic... more...
- SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99
The 2012 Critical Transformative Educational Leadership and Policy Annual Conference hosted by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth met head-on with issues of neoliberalism, educational democracy, cultural politics, public education, and seeing teachers and administrators as critical transformational leaders. This book is a collection of the... more...