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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters, the authors look at critical issues shaping schools today, with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 50.95
Adult learning matters. There is now widespread agreement that modern countries depend on the creativity, skills and knowledge of the entire population for their prosperity. Many people talk of our future well-being in terms of a ?knowledge economy? or a ?learning society? in which every person?s ability to develop new capabilities will provide them... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Governments around the world are trying to come to terms with new technologies, new social movements and a changing global economy. As a result, educational policy finds itself at the centre of a major political struggle between those who see it only for its instrumental outcomes and those who see its potential for human emancipation. This book is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
This book brings together key articles that trace the development of British education policy since 1975 and provides a valuable route map to developments within education policy during this period. It includes twenty-six seminal articles from the Oxford Review of Education written by many of the leading authors in the field and covering issues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
In the 1990s education has become one of the major social and political questions of the day. This book has been written to provide an authoritative guide to the issues which underlie the formulation of educational policy. It stands both as a substantial historical study in its own right and as an essential background and introduction to the current... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
The lack of educational provision for the majority towards the and of the 19th century attracted the attention of education policy-makers who wished to remedy the situation. This overview draws on unpublished sources to describe and analyse the crucible years for 20th-century English education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This work sets out the broad guidelines for effective strategic planning. It investigates key features necessary for success and provides suggestions for the development of a strategic plan that is relevant for the individual school. more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
In these seventeen essays, distinguished senior scholars discuss the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinize a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered in their personal and professional experience. Their discussion of threats to freedom traverses a wide disciplinary and institutional, political... more...
- Richard Boorberg Verlag 2011; US$ 35.76
Die Schriftenreihe greift aktuelle Entwicklungen im kommunalen Sektor auf. Die Verknüpfung von Wissenschaft und Praxis ist dabei ein besonderes Anliegen. In der Reihe erscheinen sowohl Monographien, die mit rechtsdogmatischer Fundierung Probleme der kommunalen Praxis behandeln, als auch Tagungsbände mit praxisbezogenen und wissenschaftlich reflektierten... more...
- De Gruyter 1995; US$ 70.00
Diese Pilotstudie zur Schulpolitik in der amerikanischen Besatzungszone stellt die Reformbestrebungen vor, beschreibt die Positionen des bayerischen Kultusministeriums (personifiziert in Alois Hundhammer) und thematisiert die Entnazifizierung der Lehrerschaft. Eindringlich ist das Bild vom Schulalltag in der Trümmerzeit: Bis zu 85 Schüler pro Klasse... more...