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International Perspectives On Educational Reform And Policy Implementation



ISBN 9780750704076
Published April 1, 1995 by Routledge
228 Pages

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The change process is described in this text which examines the historical, social and economic influences on education policy reform. Chapters look at cross-cultural experiences of educational change and policy implementation as the authors lead us to an understanding of processes and forces involved. The three themes covered in this volume are: politics and reform; politics into policy and policy implementation; and educational reform phenomena. The authors argue that change takes a predictable format and, once understood, can be directed and managed.; This text is intended to be of interest to those involved in the planning and implementation of change and, along with Volume 2 "Case Studies in Educational Change", point the way to effective management of such change processes.

Table of Contents

The Evolution of Education Reform in the United States: Policy Ideals or Realpolitik?, James Cibulka, USA; The National Curriculum in England Since 1988, Dennis Lawton, UK; An Analysis of the Policy Contexts of Recent Curriculum Reform Efforts in Australia, Great Britain and the United States, Kerry J. Kennedy, Australia; National Curriculum Assessment in England and Wales, Caroline Gipps, UK; Re-forming the Curriculum in New Zealand, Ivan Snook, New Zealand.

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David S Cater (Edited by) ,  Marnie O'Neill (Edited by)