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  • Global Trends in Educational Policyby Alexander W. Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 128.99

    Highlights the valuable role that educational policy plays in the development of education and society around the world. The role of policy in the development of education is crucial. Much rests on the decisions, support, and most of all resources that policymakers can either give or withhold in any given situation. more...

  • Education Policyby Les Bell; Howard Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The study of educational leadership makes little sense unless it is in relation to who the leaders are, how they are leading, what is being led, and with what effect. Based on the premise that learning is at the heart of leadership and that leaders themselves should be learners, the Leadership for Learning series explores the connections between educational... more...

  • The Politics of Structural Education Reformby Keith A. Nitta

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Education policymaking is traditionally seen as a domestic political process. The job of deciding where students will be educated, what they will be taught, who will teach them, and how it will be paid for clearly rests with some mix of district, state, and national policymakers. This book seeks to show how global trends have produced similar changes... more...

  • Fundamental Changeby Michael Fullan

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 35.83

    ANDY HARGREAVES Department of Teacher Education, Curriculum and Instruction Lynch School of Education, Boston College, MA, U.S.A. ANN LIEBERMAN Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Stanford, U.S.A. MICHAEL FULLAN Ontario Institute for Studies Education, University of Toronto, Canada DAVID HOPKINS Department for Education and Slalls,... more...

  • The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Education Policy and Politicsby Bob Lingard; Jenny Ozga

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 52.95

    This Reader brings together selected papers from leading scholars to address the most significant recent development in educational policy and politics: the impact of globalisation.  The papers discuss, document and analyse evidence of globalisation’s effects on the new direction of education policies and practices, and in the production of globalised... more...

  • Education Between State, Markets, and Civil Societyby Heinz-Dieter Meyer; William Lowe Boyd

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    *How should education be organized in pluralistic and multicultural societies? *What are the roles in education of civil society, markets, governments, and the family? *How can the idea of the civil society help to reorient education policy discussions that are sometimes stuck in either-or juxtapositions of "market versus government" or "individualism... more...

  • 'Die Stammutter aller guten Schulen'by Jörn Garber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Das 18. Jahrhundert wurde auch als das Pädagogische Jahrhundert bezeichnet. In Dessau wurde die erste, den Prinzipien der Aufklärung verpflichtete Reformschule von „Menschenfreunden“ („Philanthropen“) 1774 gegründet. Die Philanthropen revolutionierten den Unterricht, indem sie eine kindgerechte Lernstrategie entwarfen. Sie wollten nicht länger... more...

  • International Handbook of Educational Policyby Nina Bascia; Alister Cumming; Amanda Datnow; Kenneth Leithwood; David Livingstone

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 954.49

    Nina Bascia, Alister Cumming, Amanda Datnow, Kenneth Leithwood and David Livingstone This Handbook presents contemporary and emergent trends in educational policy research, in over ?fty chapters written by nearly ninety leading researchers from a number of countries. It is organized into ?ve broad sections which capture many of the current dominant... more...

  • Neo-Liberalism, Globalization and Human Capital Learningby Emery J. Hyslop-Margison; Alan M. Sears

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 143.34

    Education for living or earning a living? To what degree should schooling be the same for all students? What is the critical part that school has to play as a core democratic institution in educating citizens who are ready to engage and commit themselves to the idea of social change and progress toward increased levels of social equality? The answers... more...

  • Education Across Bordersby James Fegan; Malcolm H. Field

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 155.29

    This book offers both a theoretical collection of ideas and real insight into the politics, policies, and legislation that surround across-border interactions. And it puts a greater emphasis on South-North interactions rather than the usual North-South flow. more...