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- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 19.73
Unter dem Schlagwort "Schulentwicklung" wird aktuell viel über Verbesserungen des Schulwesens diskutiert. Im Lehrerkollegium kursiert "Schulentwicklung" als Alltagswort, in der Bildungspolitik ist sie ein politisches Schlagwort und in der Wissenschaft ein theoretischer Begriff. Immer mehr Innovationsprojekte und Modelle werden inzwischen mit diesem... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
What's the Point of School? takes the reader beyond the sterile debates about City Academies and dumbed-down exams in order to reveal the key responsibility of education today: to create students who enjoy learning. With their emphasis on stressful exams and regurgitation of information, Guy Claxton claims that schools are currently doing more harm... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95
The time has come to challenge many of the age-old assumptions about schools and school learning. In this timely book leading thinkers from around the world offer a different vision of what schools are for. They suggest new ways of thinking about citizenship, lifelong learning and the role of schools in democratic societies. They question many of the... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 209.00
This book provides an historical and a conceptual background to post-structuralism, and in part to post-modernism, for readers entering the discussions on post-structuralism. It does not attempt to be at the cutting edge of these debates nor to be advancing research in these areas. more...
Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
The author believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of particular ideologies, and that progress can be made only by a more analytical approach. He therefore outlines the nature of 'philosophy of education' and defines some of its major problems by examining key notions such as the value of education,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00
Collaborating with the genius of C.S. Lewis, and particularly his brilliant work The Abolition of Man, the authors offer a multi-facetted, interdisciplinary investigation of perennial questions that impact human development and freedom. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 35.00
Trends Shaping Education 2010 brings together evidence showing the effects on education of globalisation, social challenges, changes in the workplace, the transformation of childhood, and ICT. To make the content accessible, each trend is presented on a double page, containing an introduction, two charts with brief descriptive text and a set of... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 33.00
What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Under the weight of a combination of forces, many of the older paradigms of learning are being questioned in our time. Among the updated research that elicits such critique is that which deals directly with effective pedagogy, clearly illustrating the enhanced effects on learning when it is dealt with as a holistic developmental enterprise rather than... more...