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Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia


About the Series

The purpose of this series is to provide a comprehensive coverage of schooling issues in

Asia and a platform for exploring educational futures in the region. It also aims to:

• Locate schools in the broader social, political, economic and cultural contexts that

construct them.

• Investigate the ways schools cater for all groups of students, and in particular

disadvantaged groups, in the quest for equality of opportunity.

• Investigate the distinctive qualities of schools in Asia and the relationship of these

qualities to schooling outcomes.

• Highlight comparative issues in schooling across East-West divides including cultures,

digital technologies, socioeconomic well being and development trajectories of different

countries.

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Educating Teachers Online in Challenging Times The Case of Hong Kong

Educating Teachers Online in Challenging Times: The Case of Hong Kong

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Kevin Wai Ho Yung, Hui Xuan Xu
May 05, 2023

This edited collection documents the challenges experienced by teacher educators, in-service teachers and student teachers in Hong Kong triggered by protests, civil unrest and the global outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, and identifies innovative practices in curriculum, pedagogy and assessment ...

Social Studies Education in South and South East Asian Contexts

Social Studies Education in South and South East Asian Contexts

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Kerry J. Kennedy
January 09, 2023

The education of young people is context bound. This edited volume explores the contexts that characterise South and South East Asia and their influence on social studies education. There is not a single context across this broad geographical expanse, rather different religions, different political...

The Asia Literacy Dilemma A Curriculum Perspective

The Asia Literacy Dilemma: A Curriculum Perspective

1st Edition

By Rebecca Cairns, Michiko Weinmann
October 21, 2022

The Asia literacy dilemma brings forward a novel approach to the long-standing global debates of Asia-related teaching and learning. By bringing into focus ‘Asia’ as a curriculum area, the book provides original commentary on the rationale and feasibility of ‘Asia literacy’ and its role and ...

Culturally Responsive Science Pedagogy in Asia Status and Challenges for Malaysia, Indonesia and Japan

Culturally Responsive Science Pedagogy in Asia: Status and Challenges for Malaysia, Indonesia and Japan

1st Edition

Edited By Lilia Halim, Murni Ramli, Mohd Norawi Ali
September 01, 2022

Science learning, for many, is often seen as learning a culture of science knowledge and practices that is incongruent from one’s everyday experiences and cultural background of learners. This edited volume presents a systemic view of the current initiatives and challenges for the inclusion of ...

Student Self-Assessment as a Process for Learning

Student Self-Assessment as a Process for Learning

1st Edition

By Zi Yan
August 08, 2022

Covering both higher education and school education, this book contributes to the field of assessment by providing a systematic account of student self-assessment based on a consistent conceptualisation. Yan advocates viewing self-assessment as an active and reflective process and using it as a ...

Social Studies Education in East Asian Contexts

Social Studies Education in East Asian Contexts

1st Edition

Edited By Kerry J. Kennedy
May 06, 2022

The book explores the state of social studies education within selected East Asian societies and provides some insights into distinctive classroom practices.       In an increasingly volatile and unpredictable world, the education of young people who both understand the contexts in which they are...

Supporting Diverse Students in Asian Inclusive Classrooms From Policies and Theories to Practice

Supporting Diverse Students in Asian Inclusive Classrooms: From Policies and Theories to Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Ming-Tak Hue, Shahid Karim
May 06, 2022

This edited book is uniquely set in the context of Chinese societies. It deals with the issues of inclusive education in a Chinese context and examines inclusion from the experience of Hong Kong schools. Like other countries, in Hong Kong, inclusive education has been promoted through Integrated ...

School Climate Matters Shanghai Schools from a Comparative Perspective

School Climate Matters: Shanghai Schools from a Comparative Perspective

1st Edition

By Ning Bo
April 29, 2022

This book describes the effect of school climate on student academic achievement. The unexpected leading position of Shanghai in its first and second appearance of the PISA survey—topping every league table in this assessment by a clear margin—attracted attention from all over the world. This book ...

School Reform and Democracy in East Asia

School Reform and Democracy in East Asia

1st Edition

Edited By Masamichi Ueno
April 29, 2022

This book discusses how East Asia has introduced school and curricular reform to reflect democratic citizenship and globalized skills, knowledge, dispositions, and competencies in the 21st century. It also focuses on the tendencies and reasons students from Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, and ...

Free Learning A Student-Directed Pedagogy in Asia and Beyond

Free Learning: A Student-Directed Pedagogy in Asia and Beyond

1st Edition

Edited By Ross Parker, David Coniam, Peter Falvey
November 30, 2021

This edited volume explores, investigates and analyses Free Learning – an innovative approach to student-directed learning which seeks to challenge educational norms from within. The volume is framed by a recognition of the urgent need for transformation of our educational systems.In traditional ...

Cross-Bordering Dynamics in Education and Lifelong Learning A Perspective from Non-Formal Education

Cross-Bordering Dynamics in Education and Lifelong Learning: A Perspective from Non-Formal Education

1st Edition

Edited By Hideki Maruyama
November 21, 2019

Education as a concept has long been taken for granted. Most people immediately think of schools and colleges, of classes and exams. This volume aims to highlight non-formal education (NFE) in its various forms across different historical and cultural contexts. Contributors draw upon their ...

From Citizenship Education to National Education Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers

From Citizenship Education to National Education: Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers

1st Edition

By King Man Eric Chong
June 08, 2017

This book makes a timely contribution to understanding perceptions on national identity and National Education, with both of them have become controversial topics in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. In a so-called globalization era, national identity and National Education, ...

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