This Routledge book series provides a forum for dialogue on key educational issues and challenges faced by Asian and European societies. Its distinctiveness is its broad focus on Education in Asia and Europe. In essence, it will address major issues in education reform, student learning, leadership, curriculum, higher education, multicultural education, and other major educational issues affecting Asia and Europe.
Managing School Intellectual Capital for Strategic Development Lessons from Asia and Europe
Reconstructing Democracy and Citizenship Education Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe
Multiculturalism in Turbulent Times
Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times A Challenge for Citizenship Education
Higher Education in the Asian Century The European legacy and the future of Transnational Education in the ASEAN region
Class Size Eastern and Western perspectives
By Eric C. K. Cheng
January 29, 2024
Cheng articulates the extent to which knowledge management approaches can create Intellectual Capital (IC) and contribute to improvements in education quality. He argues that public schools have long contended with the requirements of quality assurance in a competitive environment of decreasing ...
By Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, Kerry J. Kennedy
January 29, 2024
This book compares the current status of democracy in selected Eastern European countries. The focus is on young people’s attitudes towards and experiences of democracy, including active political engagement. In many of these countries, democracy has been hard-won and may well need to be defended ...
By Zi Yan, Lan Yang
September 25, 2023
Based on a solid theoretical basis of assessment-as-learning and updated empirical evidences, this timely book significantly expands the existing scope of assessment-as-learning typically developed in Western contexts. This edited volume updates theoretical and empirical advances in ...
By John Chi-Kin Lee, Timo Ehmke
May 31, 2023
This book addresses the past and changing contexts of Chinese and German teacher education under the impact of globalization and echoes "quality" issues of teacher education. This edited book provides a comprehensive discussion on other issues in the management and implementation of change in ...
By Christine Halse, Kerry J. Kennedy
January 09, 2023
This book interrogates politics and practices of multiculturalism and multicultural education in contexts where liberal and critical multiculturalism is under pressure. It examines and interrogates perspectives on multiculturalism and the political and social to diversity in societies in Asia and ...
By Javier Calvo de Mora, Kerry J. Kennedy
September 25, 2019
This book has two purposes: To open up the debate on the role of informal education in schooling systems and to suggest the kind of school organizational environment that can best facilitate the recognition of informal learning. Successive chapters explore what is often seen as a duality between ...
By Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, Anna Zalewska, Kerry J. Kennedy
September 07, 2017
Situated within the context of "post-soviet times", this book explores young people’s citizenship activities and values in three distinct environments: post-soviet union countries, post-soviet union satellites, and countries that were independent of the soviet-union. Its purpose is to investigate ...
By John Chi-Kin Lee, Kerry J. Kennedy
April 04, 2017
There has been much debate in recent times between the Anglo American tradition of curriculum studies and the Continental and North European tradition of didactics (Didaktik). As important as such debate has been, this book seeks to add new voices to the debate representing ideas and traditions ...
By Christopher Hill, Rozilini M. Fernandez-Chung
December 16, 2016
There is increasing interest in the Asian arena; both as a home for the delivery of international higher education and as a breeding ground for a new brand of sustainable domestic and international growth. Academics are increasingly turning to Asia and Asian Education in order to better understand ...
By Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Maurice Galton, Kwok Chan Lai, John Chi-Kin Lee
November 10, 2016
Much debate, research and commentary about class sizes in schools is limited because of an exclusive concern with class size and pupil academic attainment, and a neglect of classroom processes, which might help explain class size effects (or lack of them). Very little is known about the central ...
By Kerry J. Kennedy, Andreas Brunold
October 21, 2015
This book is concerned with the social and political aspects of regional groupings, particularly how citizenship education fares in regional contexts. The European Union (EU) has revolutionised its political and economic aims into more encompassing social and political goals. The Association of ...
By Keith Wood, Saratha Sithamparam
August 05, 2014
The best professional development for teachers focuses on issues they encounter in the classroom. It is collaborative, school-based, learning-focused and supports teachers in solving problems of pedagogy in context. Through lesson study teachers are empowered to make decisions to improve pedagogy, ...