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  • Community Education for Social Justiceby

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    What is community? How important is community in the 21st century? Where might the idea of community ?fit? in education and schooling, teaching and learning? These are the questions and themes embedded in this book. The general critique is that community is an add-on in our schools and often is dismissed as a result of the individualistic and competitive... more...

  • Emerging Challenges and Trends in TVET in the Asia-Pacific Regionby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.00

    The Asia-Pacific countries are in various stages of socio-economic development. Geo-political factors affect the pace of development of the countries in the area also referred to as the Colombo Plan region. TVET?s acknowledged importance in the efforts to improve the quality of life of its people is a common motif in the book. The twenty articles by... more...

  • Education and Humanismby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    Human beings have the possibility to give meaning to their lives and to create coherence in experiences. Present-day humanism strongly focuses on personal development in relation to others. It is this tension between personal development and advancement of humanization, that is creating the opportunities for the personal development of every world... more...

  • Politics, Participation & Power Relationsby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    Until recently, youth have become the great absence regarding matters of citizenship, justice, and democracy. Rarely are young people taken up with the important discourses of freedom and citizenship, especially discourses that transcend national boundaries and academic disciplines. Richard Mitchell and Shannon Moore have put together a brilliant book... more...

  • Olympia als Bildungsideeby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 39.95

    Ist die Olympische Idee auch und immer noch eine ?Erziehungsidee?? Der neue Band der Reihe ?Bildung und Sport? greift diese Fragestellung auf und gibt einen Einblick in die pädagogischen Zusammenhänge, in denen der Komplex ?Olympia? sowohl historisch als auch theoretisch steht. Die Diskussion um die Veranstaltung olympischer Jugendspiele, die erstmals... more...

  • Unscharfe Einsätze: (Re-)Produktion von Heterogenität im schulischen Feldby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.95

    Heterogentität wird zunehmend als zentrales Thema für die Schul- und Unterrichtsforschung benannt, wobei der Begriff auf sehr unterschiedliche Weise verstanden und eingesetzt wird. Ziel dieses Buches ist es, Beiträge zu theoretischen und empirischen Konzeptionierungen von Heterogenität zu sammeln, die sich jenseits von affirmativer Verwendung oder... more...

  • Schools, Curriculum and Civic Education for Building Democratic Citizensby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    How can schools and the school curriculum contribute to building democratic citizens? This is a major question posed by governments, educational systems, schools, teachers and researchers around the world. One important way is to identify the competences needed for preparing democratic citizens and incorporate these within both the formal and informal... more...

  • Civic Education and Competences for Engaging Citizens in Democraciesby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    Civic Education and Competences for Engaging Citizens in Democracies Murray Print University of Sydney and Dirk Lange Leibniz University of Hannover What competences do young citizens need to be considered as active and engaged in the context of a modern Europe? In 2011 an invited research symposium of leading civic and political educators, social... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on International Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    In rapidly globalizing spaces of life, any research project on international education would necessarily have multi-directional emphases, with the quality of observations and analyses reflecting the expanding political, economic and cultural intersections which characterize this potentially promising century. To respond to these emerging learning and... more...

  • From Diagnostics to Learning Successby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Accelerated substantial progress regarding many fields of production and services imposes pressure upon the labor market. Employers are desperately looking for skilled workers in nearly all technological fields. All over the world this pressure reaches the national systems of vocational education and training. Along with the output orientation turn... more...