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School administration and organization

  • Migration und schulischer Wandel: Leistungsbeurteilungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 19.95

    'Migration und schulischer Wandel' führt in Erkenntnisse der Schulqualitätsforschung mit Perspektiven für eine inklusive Bildungspraxis in der Einwanderungsgesellschaft ein. Jeder Band enthält theoretisches Grundlagenwissen, Forschungsergebnisse sowie Strategien und Praxisbeispiele zu einem zentralen Feld der Unterrichts- und Schulentwicklung. Mit... more...

  • PISA Under Examinationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    From the 23rd to 26th of November 2009 in La Palma island, in the Canaries, the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE) organized an international symposium entitled PISA under Examination: Changing Knowledge, Changing Tests, and Changing Schools. During four days seventeen leading scholars of Europe and America presented their contributions... more...

  • The World Bank and Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    World Bank and Education: Book Blurb For more than three decades, the World Bank has been proposing global policies for education. Presented as research-based, validated by experience, and broadly applicable, these policies are ideologically driven, insensitive to local contexts, and treat education as independent of international dynamics and national... more...

  • Verwaltete Schuleby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Seit dem letzten Drittel des 20. Jahrhunderts wurden Politik und Verwaltung als Steuerungszentrum der Gesellschaft grundlegend in Frage gestellt. Unter dem Begriff der ?Governance? setzte man neu auf Kooperation und Selbstregulierung sowie auf eine schlanke Bürokratie. Diese Entwicklung brachte nicht nur neue Techniken der Steuerung des Bildungswesens... more...

  • Grundschule zwischen den Ansprüchen der Individualisierung und Standardisierungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 69.99

    Die Grundschule als erste verpflichtende Bildungsinstitution für alle Kinder steht seit ihrer Gründung 1920 vor der Herausforderung, der individuellen Entwicklung des einzelnen Kindes ebenso gerecht zu werden wie den normierten Erwartungen der Gesellschaft. Im Gefolge internationaler Vergleichsstudien (TIMSS, PISA, IGLU) mit weltweit standardisierter... more...

  • Transforming Teachers? Work Globallyby

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    As societies change, so do the needs of students in their education systems. This volume argues that the core professional responsibility of today?s teacher is to create learning environments in which teaching and learning are linked to real-life situations. more...

  • Beyond the One Room Schoolby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    The purpose of this book is to showcase K-12 unique and educational significant activities that we may all learn from. The essays in the book, under girded by sound research, highlight remarkable activities that are already taking place around the world. The essays offer a detailed description of a classroom or a school; provide an interpretation of... more...

  • School Leadership in the Context of Standards-Based Reformby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Standards-based assessments of educational institutions have long been excoriated by academics and practitioners, who assume the pervasiveness of US and UK models. This valuable contribution to the literature explodes this myth and reveals their heterogeneity. more...

  • University Engagement With Socially Excluded Communitiesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    With perceptive analysis of the way universities relate to socially excluded communities, this volume assesses the extent to which the ?Academy? can deliver on its promise to build bridges with communities noted for their absence from tertiary education. more...

  • The New Politics of the Textbookby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    In an era when corporate and political leaders are using their power to control every aspect of the schooling process in North America, there has been surprisingly little research on the impact of textbook content on students. The contributors of this volume and its partner (The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized... more...