1st Edition

International Education An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues and Systems

By Daniel Ness, Chia-Ling Lin Copyright 2013

    This encyclopedia is the most current and exhaustive reference available on international education. It provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of key topics, concepts, and issues, as well as in-depth studies of approximately 180 national educational systems throughout the world. Articles examine education broadly and at all levels--from primary grades through higher education, formal to informal education, country studies to global organizations.

    VOLUME 1, Contributors, Foreword by Gary Natriello, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Figure: Global Demographical Data Based on Income Level, I. Topics in International Education, Introduction, Sociopolitical and Cultural Issues in Education, Gender and Education, Formal Education, Informal Education, Content, Curriculum, and Resources, Intellectual and Motor Development, Technologies and Global Education, Institutions of Education Throughout the World, II. Systems of Education Throughout the World, Introduction, Africa, VOLUME 2, East Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Melanesia, Europe, Middle East and South Central Asia, North America and Caribbean, South America, Post-Soviet Nations, Glossary, Index


    Daniel Ness, Chia-Ling Lin